An excerpt from An Exploration of Truth by William M. Kaufman Ph.D. "When I worked in an addictions treatment facility, it was not uncommon for residents to ask me what I was recovering from. While
"I just lay there, feeling like warmed over stale pasta, too tired to do anything, too drained to focus, and too restless to sleep. Too, too much; too, too much; too, too much—I kept thinking,
The following is an excerpt from the book An Exploration of Truth by William M. Kaufman, Ph.D. The rigid boundaries between people separate one’s ‘truth’ from another. This is truth in its generally conceived form as
A “holistic” approach to treatment of emotional health means incorporating the whole person into a coping plan. This means that taking a well-rounded approach will address aspects of lifestyle and touch on mind, body, and
Meditation can be a valuable tool in your self care tool-box. Research has shown meditation to be a powerful technique effective for lowering stress and anxiety, coping with addiction, and even in management of physical
A Narrative of Love In 2015 Psychotherapist Patrick O’Malley published an article in the New York Times that shed light on the cultural and professional expectations concerning a persons’ grief. His article challenged readers to
Anyone who has taken an “Intro to Psych” course or read enough self-help literature has probably heard of the term “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy”. This is one of my favorite schools of thought as a clinician.
A mind-body perspective on understanding and coping with our anxiety. Anxiety is… managed through coping techniques. For the most part, physical and emotional symptoms can exacerbate each other. The more anxious you feel, the more