5 Benefits of Therapy

5 Benefits of Therapy

“A good therapist helps you problem solve, reality check and be accountable,with nurturance, in an environment of emotional and physical safety.” /Dr. Aletta “Good therapy encourages increased self-awareness.” /Emily Becker, LMSW “Good...
My Baby Driver

My Baby Driver

My son was granted a driving permit three days after his sixteenth birthday. My attempt to teach him to drive began the following weekend. We set out to practice in an empty parking lot on a quiet Sunday afternoon. We both would have preferred to be elsewhere.  ...
5 Reasons *Not* To Go To Therapy

5 Reasons *Not* To Go To Therapy

Being a therapist for 25+ years I’ve heard all sorts of reasons why people don’t go to therapy. Here are the top 5 reasons I hear people say about why they don’t go to therapy. I’m not that depressed, stressed, anxious, fill in the blank.  I...

Welcome New EWN Therapists!

It makes me so happy to welcome Emily Becker, LMSW, and Christine Frank, LMSW, to EWN! ~Dr. Aletta Christine works with people who suffer from past trauma, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and low self-esteem. Christine is easy-going, friendly, empathetic,...

Choose Discomfort

  This quote (one of my favorites) is all about avoidance and procrastination. Avoidance and procrastination, the twin demons of my psyche, generate anxiety and guilt. Dr. Brown offers the antidote to anxiety driven by guilt in her concise, direct way. If I were...