We All Deserve a Celebration!

   Have you thought of how much you and your children/pupils have adapted and grown in 2020-2021?  We all adjusted to the hundreds of changes brought about by the covid-19 pandemic and the concurrent socio-political events. The pandemic is not over, and is rampaging...

Lessons on Falling: 2020

  When my son was 2 years old, he loved letting himself fall forward on a mattress, over and over as he beamed with excitement. His entire body safely bounced up and down. He perfected his technique over the years, and then started teaching it to me.  I took these...

Re-Inventing Ourselves As Parents

Fellow parents, our new reality of chronic stress and isolation due to the pandemic calls for new parenting approaches.   New approaches could be novel or modified ways of being, which stem from thoughtful reflection, rather than actions without a clear purpose....

Co-constructing Our Transition

Our lives have changed. The rug was pulled from under our feet. We have spent a few months hovering between safety and minimal risk — juggling new roles, learning ways to stay safe, and grieving multiple losses.   Now, as we contemplate the possibility of returning to...

Wishing You Serenity

Upon 20 years as a psychotherapist and 45 years on the planet, I continue finding strength in the Serenity Prayer by Karl Neigbuhr (scroll down). In the past year, significant personal losses brought the value of this prayer to the forefront of my daily coping. I...