Holding Space in Times of Unrest

Holding Space in Times of Unrest

Holding Space in Times of Unrest Many have been at a loss in the last couple of weeks as to how to “show up,” move forward, or even just unfreeze during these times of unrest. The recent incidents of violence against black individuals have brought issues of systemic...

Resources for the COVID-19 Crisis

Resources for the COVID-19 Crisis by Vinitha Pastor, MA, LPC We have all had to learn how to adjust to our “new normal” during this worldwide crisis. We have had to wear masks in public, cancel vacations, and busy ourselves with the things that never seem to get off...

The “New Normal”

The “New Normal” As stay at home orders are lifted, many people are asking themselves what the “new normal” will be like, whether there was ever truly a “normal,” or whether establishing their own sense of “normalcy” will be possible. Some express excitement and...

Couples Who Quarantine Together…

Couples Who Quarantine Together…   There is an assumption in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) that, based on current circumstances, patients are doing the best they can. Never has this been more true than right now as we’re all doing the best we can to cope...

A Therapist’s Perspective on Telehealth

Telehealth Therapy is such a sacred experience filled with rituals for many of us. We so often are greeted warmly by our therapist in the waiting room and quickly escorted to their office. While an office is perhaps a room, just like any other, it has a special...