A time to reflect and connect
It's common to feel lost at different points on your journey.
You worry about making the wrong decision. You feel overwhelmed with big and scary emotions. You can't stop the cycle of negative thoughts and worries.
Individual therapy is about making a new connection to yourself. It means learning how to examine your thoughts and emotions with curiosity and compassion. It means studying what function these emotions have played at different points in your life. If you are struggling with depression or anxiety or you are just feeling unsure about your next steps, let's talk.
Sometimes, we need a push to face life with courage and commitment.
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by Dr. David Burns is a classic. It helps you examine your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in a brand new way.
Dr. Kristin Neff's book, Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself delivers the next generation of therapeutic work. Self-compassion might sound like it's easy but it takes diligent and consistent practice.
The Gifts of Imperfection
You know that little voice that whispers, "You have to do everything perfectly or they are going to find out that you're an imposter." Then the Gifts of Imperfection is for you. Dr. Brene Brown nails the ways perfectionism seems like it's keeping you safe but then just ends up keeping you down.