Who Benefits from CBT for Insomnia (CBTi)?

Not Everyone –  7 Viewpoints from a Psychologist in Private Practice   Since 1999 I have been a psychologist providing CBTi to clients.  Below are seven professional opinions about who benefits most from CBTi based upon … Read More

Are You Especially Sensitive to Criticism?

Criticism from others helps us grow by increasing our understanding of how we can improve our relationships and performance at work or school.  Being responsive to others’ criticism is related to having empathy, compassion, and an … Read More

Giving During the Holidays Makes Us Happier

For many, an important part of the holiday season is on giving and receiving gifts. The giving in particular can be a significant source of stress…the financial cost, braving the stores, the desire to please others … Read More

Managing Your Weight During the Holidays

Considering that the average American adult consumes more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat from eating a traditional Thanksgiving dinner (Calorie Control Council), now is a good time to revisit some weight management tips.  … Read More

Gratitude During Thanksgiving Offers Real Benefits

Hopefully, you have much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving.  However, even if you feel like you don’t, scientific studies suggest that going through the motions can still improve your attitude and health.  Researchers found that … Read More

Recognizing the Different Faces of Depression

The characteristic symptoms of depression vary among different groups of people.  For example, teenagers with depression often complain of boredom while elderly individuals focus more on somatic or physical symptoms.  In some cases, people may suffer … Read More

Understanding Types of Clinical Depression

The following types of clinical depression are all treatable: Major Depressive Disorder – A period of at least 2 weeks with a significant change in mood marked by feeling sad, empty, or anxious; loss of interest … Read More