The Unexamined Life

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” I’ve always been intrigued by this statement from Socrates. The moment it first touched my ears, it had the sweet, clear ring of truth to it. Perhaps it’s the reason I became a therapist. I routinely...

Selfish Love

~Never allow someone to be your priority, while allowing yourself to be their option. -Mark Twain Selfish love…is that not an oxymoron?  Is it ever selfish to love?  Your first response would likely be, “no.”  Then why, I ask, do so many of us feel it is selfish...

The advantages of self-pay

What is self-pay and why would I self-pay? One of the most popular forms of payment in mental health practices is self-pay. When an individual pays for therapy through self-pay as opposed to utilizing insurance both confidentiality and treatment remain between you and...