The Effects of Having an Alcoholic Parent

The Effects of Having an Alcoholic Parent

Growing up with an alcoholic parent in the household can be confusing and unpredictable. It can impact development and mental health as a child and as an adult. Depression, anxiety, low self confidence and self doubt can be symptoms of growing up with uncertainty. Connecting with yourself in a safe, predictable space, and connecting with others who’ve experienced similar situations can be healing.

Growing Up with a Narcissistic Parent

Growing Up with a Narcissistic Parent

Do you worry that you grew up with a narcissistic parent?  Do you consistently feel minimized or devalued when you are with a parent?  Do you have a deep worry that you’ll never be good enough in their eyes?  This article talks about the effects of narcissism and what it means to be narcissistic.  It also talks about how change can happen, and how psychotherapy can help.

Somatic Gratitude: A Practice with the Hands

Somatic Gratitude: A Practice with the Hands

Gratitude can bring us into the present moment, decreasing overwhelm, calming anxiety, and soothing depression symptoms over time by helping us track what adds to our happiness over time. Check out this post for a simple, creative, and unique gratitude practice involving the hands.

Conversations with Clinicians: Julia Ward

Conversations with Clinicians: Julia Ward

In this series of bite sized interviews, you can get to know each of our therapists more deeply. They give us a peek into their practice by discussing how they work and who they love working with. They also share inspirations, recommendations, and upcoming/ongoing offerings. This week we're talking with Julia Ward.