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Therapist feelings

Some people have strong feelings about their therapists. Maybe not quite this strong, usually, but strong. *   Love Ballad To Your Therapist with Kristen Bell & Yvette Nicole Brown from Kristen Bell *"Well how strong?" "Er... as strong as a small pony." "Well, that's quite strong that is!" [/eddieizzard]

Body talk and the holidays

A mixed race woman with blonde hair looks at the viewer in disbelief while women sit to either side of her.

Recently, Cory Steig of Refinery 29 reached out to me to ask for some advice on how to handle all the weird, body-shaming, food-shaming things families can do and say during the holidays (when food is EVERYWHERE, of course - mixed messages much?)  She published this great slideshow of some of my responses, but I wanted to offer a fuller...[ read more ]

We’re moving!

It's been a rainy winter here in Northern California, and as my current clients are well aware, we've had more than our share of leaky ceilings at my office.  Strategically-placed trash cans and a lot of containers of Damp Rid have helped me keep the office open, but when I found an opportunity to move to a newly-renovated suite of...[ read more ]

The San Francisco “No Ban/No Wall” march on Saturday

I talked with so many folks over the past few days about how taking action can sometimes make you feel better in these stressful times, that I wanted to share info about the "No Ban/No Wall" march happening Saturday in San Francisco. Many clients, and friends, have said that going to rallies like their local Women's March or the airport protests made...[ read more ]

Homo for the holidays

My dear friend and trusted colleague Whit Ryan was selected as a Point Foundation Scholar this year, to help support his graduate studies in sports psychology focusing on the needs and well-being of queer and trans athletes. He's written a two-part blog post, beginning here and finishing at the Point Foundation's blog, on being queer at the holidays and coping...[ read more ]


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