The five functions which support secure attachment are: Safety and Protection Attunement Soothing and Comfort Expressed Delight Support and Encouragement We all needed caregivers who did a good enough (not…Read more
How are you doing?
Life is tough right now for most everyone. It can be hard to nail down exactly how we are doing. And our mental state/mood can shift. How we function today…Read more
What is your ACE score, and why does it matter?
The ACE (adverse childhood events) quiz is a list of 10 questions that take less than a minute to answer, probing for exposure in childhood to abuse, neglect, and dysfunction…Read more
Eeyore or Tigger?
Wouldn’t it be great to quiet all those negative thoughts swirling around your brain. Humans have a tendency to be a bit more like Eeyore than Tigger, to ruminate more on…Read more
Lies we tell Ourselves
Albert Ellis is one of the great thinkers in psychotherapy. He is the father of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), which is a form of cognitive therapy that looks at…Read more
Characteristics of Codependency
Codependency is defined as a condition in which one person supports, either overtly or indadvertedly the addictive behavior of another person; a condition where one person becomes the “caretaker” of…Read more