Year: 2013

Great news! Perinatal Depression – some new insights

The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation published results of some new and enlightening research. (see link below) Perinatal Depression can be a frightening experience for women, as well as for those who are closest to them – it doesn’t feel

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder

As I talk with people in my office, I hear two dominant themes when it comes to the Fall weather. Some people love the return of the rain, ‘cus it means the fall leaves with their glorious reds and oranges

The Secret to Desire in a Long-term Relationship

I came across this excellent Ted Talk by Esther Perel – worth your 19 minutes to watch? You be the judge! You’ll find the link to the talk on my Facebook Page timeline, dated Sept 26th, 2013. While you’re there,

Relationship Help – not such a mystery after all . . .

Insights from the Johnson-Gottman Summit, July 2013 I recently had the pleasure of attending a conference with 1200 other couple and family therapists, where the developers of the two leadingĀ  approaches for helping relationships, Sue Johnson (Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

A Recipe for Resilience

Excerpts from the July 9th, Meet the Scientist Webinar featuring Dr. Dennis S. Charney, “Resilience: the science of mastering life’s greatest challenges” by the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. After observing that people respond differently to hardship, researchers looked more