Posted on: 04/14/2017
There are important differences between therapy and life coaching, but there can be some overlap, too. Here are some considerations for people looking for help.
This Week At Romper: I met Julia from Sesame Street, talked about social justice parenting, consent and more!
Posted on: 04/12/2017
Per usual, my disclaimer stands: if you are a therapeutic client please use your self-care and coping skills to sit with whether knowing personal details about me will harm or help your therapeutic process. And proceed with self-love and caution.
See my author page on Romper for these stories and more…
10 Things Mindful Parents Want You To Know
10 Reasons Why I Hate The Question “Is It A Boy Or A Girl?”
7 Reasons Why Parenting Is A Social Justice Action
8 Times When I Had To Ignore My Kid’s Wishes So They Stayed Safe
‘Sesame Street’ Breaks Ground In Autistic Representation
One of the things I spend most time with clients of therapy, coaching, and reiki alike is on developing the non-judgmental attending presence with themselves. That is the stuff that heals.
Tara Brach offers a free meditation on kind presence. Check it out.
Posted on: 03/31/2017
A gender specialist may be helpful to trans people seeking knowledgeable counselors, even when their presenting concerns are unrelated to gender identity.
Go to the Good Therapy blog for the full article.
Traumatic memories stored in the body can surface while processing sexual trauma in therapy. “Grounding” techniques help bring awareness back to the moment.
Go to Good Therapy to read the full article.
Posted on: 03/08/2017
Here is why I’m wearing red on #ADayWithoutAWoman.
Why are you wearing red?
— Reaca Pearl (@IntrsctionalAF) March 8, 2017
Posted on: 03/06/2017
Folx are always asking for EMDR, but always curious about what it is.
Is it a magic-miracle-maker?! Not quite. But it can be an extremely effective trauma resolution tool.
Posted on: 03/05/2017
I am so excited to officially announce I have accepted a position as a shift writer for Romper!
I am doing feminist-parenting-identity writing so the reality is that it will all be very personal. So, as usual, therapeutic clients read at your own risk, only if you decide that knowing personal details is helpful rather than hurtful about your therapist.
In my first 1.5 weeks I took on trans kids, autism and the GOP. Access my writer’s profile (and all articles) here:
Posted on: 12/07/2016
Well, the simple answer is: maybe you should keep ignoring your problems.
If you had an immediate reaction to that statement then maybe you shouldn’t keep ignoring your problems.
Therapy takes work. If you’re not ready for that, it’s okay. But if you are ready to deal with that unresolved trauma, get to the bottom of your anxiety, get support in a messed up world or simply figure out how to be happy then maybe you are ready.