DBT for Preschoolers?

Sunday mornings in my house typically go like this.. We wake up at 7am (because my small children have not gained an appreciation for sleeping in.) I turn on PBS for them for a morning of “Curious George,” “Sesame Street,” “Cat in the Hat.” While their eyes are glued...

Meditate for Survival

Last month, the world watched as twelve boys and their coach were trapped in a cave in Thailand. As a parent, thoughts flooded my mind of my own children being in that situation and how they would be able to survive. Not only did the boys survive, they all made it...

Get Free!

Living with PTSD and/or anxiety can be like swimming in the ocean with no land in sight – it can make us feel small and helpless despite our best efforts to swim ashore. Often, feeling disoriented and without a sense of direction, we spend a lot of time treading water...

Holiday Boundaries

The holidays inevitably seem to test our boundaries, particularly with family members. It can be so difficult deciding which set of family members/friends to spend your holiday with, or if your like me, wondering if you should try to make multiple stops throughout the...

Conquering The Holidays

I don’t know about you, but there is a very big dialectic that occurs for me when the holidays come around every year. The dialectic is one of like and dislike. Don’t get me wrong, I love tradition, shopping, family, friends, and parties, and at the same time all of...