Over the past few weeks, I have been checking in with clients about larger events in the world. I am a systemic thinker and therapist, considering how the outside world impacts us individually–I want to know about families, relationships, jobs, culture, oppression, friendships, and all of the other contexts that we exist in. Lately that […]
Lately I’ve seen many helpful articles normalizing (that’s a therapist term for “letting the client know this feeling/thought/action/experience is normal”) all the feelings you might be feeling right now during COVID-19 shut downs. The same articles give tips on ways to care for yourself, many just as vague as the phrases above.
“A woman who prioritizes her sexual needs prioritizes herself.” – Dr. Sofia Jawed-Wessel Female sexuality has throughout time been seen as ranging from non-existent, lackluster, and underwhelming all the way to powerful, threatening, unpredictable, and something seemingly needing to be controlled. Despite this striking dichotomy intended to be a catch-all for something as seemingly varied […]
The holidays can be an exciting, stressful, anxiety-provoking time of year, as well as a time for helping us to to see what matters most to us, and what we really cherish. With all of the hustle and bustle, obligations and commitments, as well as preparation and planning required, we can often find ourselves living […]