anatomy of a psychologist



Is happiness a Myth?

An alarmingly common question that people ask me once they know of my profession is, "Is anyone happy?" It's almost like they're looking for validation or hope to know that happiness is out there. That maybe, if they try hard... Continue Reading →

Is your lifestyle attacking your mental health?

*Alarm rings* Hit snooze. Catch a few minutes of tense sleep knowing that you need to wake up. *Alarm rings again* Hit snooze again. It's okay, there won't be any traffic today. *Alarm rings again, a little more aggressively this... Continue Reading →


I hope you haven't taken my absence as a sign of lack of interest on my part. This has been one of the hardest years of my life. I've experienced changes that I wouldn't even wish upon my enemies. Given... Continue Reading →

Old age and disability: A burden?

It had been a long day filled with assessments. After finishing the last one of the day, I started packing up when I was called in for another one. It was a walk in but given the the clients age,... Continue Reading →

Panic no more!

"I woke up today and everything felt just a little bit different...there was a more dream like quality to ears were flushed...I was sitting in a group of people and all the voices were mixing together into a big... Continue Reading →

A letter for all the middle aged housewives

I wanted to talk about something very close to my heart. It's one of the issues that have just really left a mark on me.  It was a patient, lets call her S, about 45 years of age, came in... Continue Reading →

Mandatory Introduction

"Writing letters is actually an intercourse with ghosts, and by no means just with the ghost of the addressee but also with one's own ghost, which secretly evolves inside the letter one is writing" - Franz Kafka to Milena Jesenka... Continue Reading →

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