5 Tips For Therapists When PTSD* Strikes

*Post-Trump Stress Disorder In therapy, when a disaster strikes it’s usually not my disaster. Usually it’s my patient’s crisis that we address. Usually I exercise my empathic superpowers to identify with them so that they are assured I understand...

5 Steps For An Election 2016 Recovery Plan

How can a mood change so radically in twenty-four hours? Mine tanked like the Dow Jones Futures as I watched election returns with my friends, mouth agape. Imagine Edvard Munch’s painting The Scream. Therapists are loath to publicly disclose their political...

Don’t Boo, Panic or Despair – Vote!

This morning I went to vote. The New York weather was perfect. The autumn sun back-lit the golden leaves, the air just cool enough for a sweater. I’ve never seen so many people crowding the church hall. The positive energy in the air made me hopeful. It was the...