The Aftermath of a Shared Trauma

Hurricane Sandy was a shared trauma which affected millions throughout the region.  Many had their lives disrupted by loss of loved ones, their homes and their livelihood.  Most of us saw the devastation hour after hour, day after day on television, on line and in the newspapers. WE saw the suffering of  others and feared for the safety of those we care about as well as our own. With the … [Read more...]

Psychotherapy – The Courage to Redefine

In using the term "Courage", there is a recognition that any process of emotional growth often takes courage on the part of an individual truly engaged in the process.  Courage is sometimes required to see and do things in new ways, to proceed differently and challenge ingrained beliefs about ourselves and others in the change process.  Courage is also needed to engage in psychotherapy, if … [Read more...]