Social Anxiety

Moral Judgments and Behavior

2019-06-01T05:28:56-06:00April 6th, 2015|Social Anxiety|

I came across an intriguing article on cnn.com today reporting on research linking specific areas of the brain with moral judgments and behavior.  As a behaviorist I am biased to think that most, if not all, behavior is under environmental control, but this then leaves open the question of 'why [...]

Values, Vulnerability, and Anxiety

2019-06-01T05:29:15-06:00March 27th, 2015|Social Anxiety|

I was recently inspired by two different TED talks that speak to the importance and power of vulnerability and “coming out of our closets.”  It is a staple of my practice to help individuals deal with difficult aspects of their lives, their relationships, and who they want to be.  So [...]

Millennial Relationships

2019-06-01T05:29:50-06:00March 2nd, 2015|Social Anxiety|

Millennial Relationships Being a therapist who helps both individuals and couples develop, enhance, and strengthen their relationships, I was intrigued by a couple different articles a colleague sent to me that discussed the recent trend of young adults to delay getting married.  Young adults seem to be prioritizing their careers, independence, [...]

Overcoming Anxieties

2019-06-01T05:30:07-06:00February 22nd, 2015|Social Anxiety|

Overcoming Anxieties I am inspired to write this blog about overcoming anxiety after constantly seeing friends, family, acquaintances, clients, and at times, myself, caught up in a struggle with anxiety.  What is anxiety after all?  If you break it down, anxiety is really just a term used to describe a [...]

Exposure Therapy

2019-06-01T05:30:26-06:00February 1st, 2015|Social Anxiety|

Exposure therapy and Psychotherapy’s so-called “image problem.” I am writing this in response to a New York Times op-ed piece that my father forwarded to me found here.  The author reports that the number of people seeking psychotherapy alone is down 34% from 1998-2007, while the number of people seeking medications alone is [...]