LGBTQ ABCs

In my years of providing therapy, I have encountered many different acronyms and terms. Some of them I understood immediately, while I pretended to understand others. The LGBTQ community contains a lot of terminology and acronyms that are frequently misunderstood. In hopes of raising awareness and creating a more understanding culture, I have created the…

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Psychological Testing Explained

Perhaps your child has recently been having behavioral problems and their pediatrician suggested that a psychological assessment may be helpful. Or maybe you have been feeling overwhelmed and your therapist recommended that you have a psychological evaluation. You may have even seen psychological tests being administered in movies or television shows. But what exactly is…

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Worried about your client’s drinking? Do they say they are not an alcoholic and don’t think AA is for them? They might be right.

Approximately six percent of the Unites States’ population struggles with a severe alcohol use disorder.  This group and their loved ones will experience devastating consequences.  On the plus side, most traditional treatments and self-help groups are geared for their recovery.  However, there is a larger number of the population—over 90 million people— that have a…

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