Category Archives: Fear

Can I Change? I’m Afraid So…

One of the most frequently asked questions I get in therapy is “Can I change?” If I actually kept track I bet it would be the number one. It seems that many people have the idea in their head that … Continue reading

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When Different Isn’t Different…

One comment I hear from clients is that they feel “different from everyone else.” Some describe it as feeling “weird.” When they go on to talk about why this is a problem it is almost always a variation of the … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: What Really Happens in Therapy?

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss some of the goals of therapy. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write us at TwoTherapistsTalking@gmail.com.

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Reasons to Look…

I love when clients share a great metaphor or a unique perspective. I enjoy seeing the different ways that people see and understand the world. That happened the other day in session with a client that I was seeing for … Continue reading

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Taking the Leap…

I’ve had several clients lately that have done great work in therapy. They are having great insights and are learning the tools to help make them successful outside of the therapy office. But each week they come back in and … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Who We Are…

A friend recently sent me a link to a Ted Talk that I hadn’t seen. I’ve talked about Ted Talks in the past but if you are a new reader what I’ll say is that Ted Talks are amazing. You … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Talking to Your Partner About Sex

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss how to talk about your sexual desires and preferences with your partner. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss write us … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: “Being Too Nice”

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss the problem of being “too nice.” If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss write us at TwoTherapistsTalking@gmail.com.

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Imagining the Life We Want to Live…

There is a tool that is sometimes used by therapists called “The Miracle Question.” The therapist asks their client to imagine that they wake up one morning and a miracle has happened. The client’s life is exactly as they’d like … Continue reading

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What Really Matters…

It is easy to want to change. Especially when our behavior hurts someone important to us. After we hurt someone we may apologize. Sincerely apologize and vow to change, to never do it again. But how many times have you … Continue reading

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