I specialize in helping professionals who are suffering from burnout. The problem is that the suffering of burnout does not stay at work. It can affect every aspect of our life. Most of us assign a great deal of our self-concept to our work. Americans spend more time on the job than on any other […]
Emotional Intelligence offers opportunities for de-escalation in disagreement and an increased level of understanding even during the most difficult times. Although this is one hell of a way to practice, we are learning to be resilient together.
If you talk about Diversity & Inclusion in your professional work, Emotional Intelligence (EI) could increase your effectiveness. This is independent of coursework, books and professional development you have undergone to build your competence. Even direct personal experiences as a member of a minority group does not guarantee you the EI required to operate at […]
nothing about great leadership is new. Leadership experts have been demonstrating this for years. Some leaders have been able to skip these skills, as proximity has allowed them to cheat at leading and just keep bossing.
Experienced therapists can become set in our ways, choosing not to use technology to deliver therapeutic treatment. Some clinicians say “It’s not personal enough, I won’t establish rapport as easily.” I should know, I said that until about three years ago. I held fast to my old school teachings that therapy is best delivered in-person. […]
I specialize in the area of Emotional Intelligence. I see many professionals in leadership positions who believe in the power of Emotional Intelligence. However, these individuals lack skills of self-awareness, self-management and social awareness. As a therapist by training, I can certify that all of Emotional Intelligence must start with self-awareness. Without self-awareness, there is […]
There are always basic techniques, time and theories that are the basis of training when attempting to help others professionally heal from psychological pain. Roughly 10,000 client hours will move you toward being an exceptional therapist. This is based on the work of psychologist. K. Anders Ericcson and later made popular by current author, Malcolm […]
Many people have concerns regarding their career and fulfillment. We can often become stuck in a pattern that we recognize as unhealthy and continue to struggle despite identifying it as unhealthy. We are conditioned to believe that we should be grateful to even have permanent employment. But what happens when we hate our job so […]
In the world of cognitive-behavioral therapy, there is a list of thoughts that will rob you of joy and happiness. I’ll highlight three of the most insidious thoughts that can sabotage your life. These are called irrational beliefs and were brought to attention by renowned Psychologist Albert Ellis. As you read through these examples, you […]
Our thoughts are continually shaped through popular culture’s advertisements, movies, music, and fashion. This is great entertainment, so long as we can deconstruct the finer nuances, not dismissing them outright for shaping our worldviews on mental illness. To not do this leaves us open to pushing stereotypes about those under mental strain that may not […]