Psychotherapy blog posts

Bogart and Bergman

Finding the good in ‘goodbye’

Why do we avoid long goodbyes with those we love? What is so unbearable about saying goodbye that we keep our most heartfelt sentiments short and to the point? "Goodbye" is one of the most necessary and important words in our language, yet one we often toss aside, hoping it will just simply go away. Why? Perhaps goodbye reflects both our vulnerability and deepest connection with those we love and care about -- a break in time and space … [ More ... ]

Family memories burning

When grief is complicated

Grief, we are often reminded, is a process, a journey that we are called to embark upon uninvited -- with the hope perhaps of accessing and integrating painful, sometimes agonizing and … [More... ]


Stress & anxiety