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Checking My Privilege

Checking My Privilege

I remember when I first encountered my privilege. I was sitting in a sociology class when a professor who didn’t normally teach the class walked in. He began to talk about patriarchy and the privilege of being a man. He was passionate about the topic and I couldn’t...
Creating a New Normal

Creating a New Normal

A common topic that has come up in therapy sessions lately is how to find or create a new normal during and after this time with COVID-19. For almost everyone, our lives have been uprooted and changed in one way or another over the past few months. Even when things...
What’s On My Bookshelf: The Assertiveness Guide for Women – How to Communicate Your Needs, Set Healthy Boundaries and Transform Your Relationships

What’s On My Bookshelf: The Assertiveness Guide for Women – How to Communicate Your Needs, Set Healthy Boundaries and Transform Your Relationships

I first heard about Dr. Julie De Azevedo Hanks, PhD, LCSW book on assertiveness from a client that I’m working with. Can I say, what a great recommendation! This was a book that was accessible to counselors and clients alike. Her coaching in self-exploration of your...