8 02, 2019

Growing wings in therapy


“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” has it wrong.  Butterflies do NOT spin cocoons as the book says (moths spin cocoons out of silk, while butterflies form a chrysalis out of their own body).  Just as Curious George isn’t really a monkey (my precocious 2-year-old once pointed out that George doesn’t have a tail: ergo he’s [...]

Growing wings in therapy2019-04-03T18:25:33-07:00
21 06, 2017

Beyond Surviving


After over two years of preparation, planning and patience, the new painting for my office has arrived. For me, it captures a large part of who I am and how I work as a psychologist. At a basic level, I'm a car nut and a racing fan. Formula One car racing is playing “chess” [...]

Beyond Surviving2019-08-25T10:07:11-07:00
9 01, 2016

The best psychologist in Orange County? How to find yours


If you're searching for "The best psychologist in Orange County", this is a 'how to' guide for things to consider in finding the best help for what you need. I must confess that I'm guilty of it too: doing an internet search for "the best (fill in the blank)" for anything from toasters to [...]

The best psychologist in Orange County? How to find yours2019-08-26T19:03:58-07:00
29 06, 2011

Yet to be learned


Years ago I came upon a quote posted in a colleague's office that has stuck with me and made a profound impact on how I do life and therapy. It was by the noted psychologist, Carl Jung, and went something like this: "Ignorance is never a recommendation, but sometimes the best knowledge is not [...]

Yet to be learned2017-08-01T21:39:18-07:00
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