I Don’t Need Therapy!

I Don’t Need Therapy! Debunking common myths about psychotherapy Caitlyn Valle, LMFT It’s a rare day when a new client comes into my office for a first visit and feels completely confident in being there. The natural human response is to come up with reasons why “ I don’t need therapy”, we feel we should “tough it out”, “figure it … Read More

3 Ways that Mental Health Therapy is Useful

3 Ways that Mental Health Therapy is Useful By: Dilini Dharmawardana, LMFT Life is hard and figuring out how to make it through the tough times can be hard, however, having a therapist can help make navigating the difficult times easier. People, oftentimes, doubt the usefulness and need for therapy because therapy is not a quick fix and allowing the … Read More

The Spanking Debate Is Over

The Spanking Debate Is Over What the research is saying about spanking and what you can do instead   You’re at home on a Monday night after a long day at work. Your child, whom you know is overtired and hungry, starts throwing an absolute fit because you said he couldn’t have three scoops of ice cream before dinner. After … Read More

4 Steps for Reducing Tantrums

4 Steps For Reducing Tantrums By Jennifer Hector, LMFT     Our first response to getting our kids to calm down is often aimed at stamping out their large reactions, to insist that they stop crying, to tell them they are being ridiculous and to ask them why they would behave in such a way.  When asked about the effectiveness … Read More