Trustworthiness Skill #7: Generosity

When I first say the word “generosity”, many of my clients think they have this down. My over-achieving mom’s say things like, “yep, I’m definitely generous” because they can be so giving of their time and even valuables. But this type of generosity is not about giving time, giving of yourself, or giving “things” to […]

Trustworthiness Skill #2: Reliability

This week we are here to talk about the R word, “Reliability”.  Reliability is one of the most straight forward concepts of trustworthiness, but many of my well-intentioned clients struggle with it (I’ll explain why below). It is the notion that someone does what they say they will, consistently. That they will show up when […]

Trustworthiness Skill #1: Boundaries

When trying to gauge if a person is trustworthy, one of the most important concepts is: boundaries. Many of my clients have heard about boundaries when they come into my office. “A boundary is a stop sign” or “A boundary is telling someone NO.”  However, they tend to forget about emotional boundaries, intellectual boundaries, and […]

Why Every Therapist Would Benefit From Watching “Heal”, the Documentary

First and foremost, I believe that it is important to state that I am in no way affiliated with the “Heal” documentary, which is currently showing on Netflix, or receiving of any benefits by recommending it. I simply support this work and the ideas it is encouraging our community to think about. So let’s dive […]

Our Relationship with food: Emotions & Feelings and Family

Let’s Start with Our Belief Systems About Food Our belief systems, our ideas and subconscious thoughts, about food and our body image begins in utero. That’s right. Even down to what your mother eats and feels while pregnant can impact a person’s eating habits and desires. From there, we visually pick up on what we […]