Monthly Archives: March 2015

Treating Depression with Therapy Instead of Medication

Medication is helpful for some people some of the time, but often people come to me after trying anti-depressants and seeing very little difference. What can therapy provide that pills can’t? Check out this great piece in the New York Times to learn more about how therapy — and specifically accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy (AEDP) […]

The Problem with Shoulding All Over Yourself

Perfectionists often believe that the only way they are going to motivate themselves to keep succeeding at a high rate is to be hard on themselves. I can’t tell you how many perfectionists tell me that they secretly believe — they know — that if they stopped being cruel slave-drivers towards themselves they would instantly […]