Help for Self-Esteem

Many people come to counseling to work on self-esteem issues. This can present as anxious thoughts, negative self-talk, and struggles with interpersonal situations. It’s out assessment on how we fit into our social situations, our work hierarchy, and our relationships. There’s some strategies that can be helpeful with exploring issues of self-esteem. Root Cause This is often something we talk about in therapy (sorry to everyone who has ever heard…

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What to do when the Boogeyman is real

When the boogeyman is real This blog post is timely, but also timeless. It’s a challenge I face with every client from time-to-time, but particularly those with anxiety.  It’s when I am trying to encourage interruption of established patterns or introducing the concept of cognitive distortions and the universe validates their worldview. (Crap.) So how do we address anxiety when the boogeyman is real? The individual afraid of cars… gets…

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