SelfWork YGTG: A New FDA-Approved Treatment for PTSD Nightmares

There’s an  exciting new product on the market – especially for anyone who has suffered with horrible PTSD-based nightmares. I should first tell you I have no relationship with the makers of this product. But since I’ve treated many patients with both PTSD and...

213 SelfWork: Continuing the Convo About Your Struggles in Therapy

Thank you to so many of you who contacted me these past two or three weeks! This week’s episode is a conversation – not literally  – but I’ve heard from so many of you about the last couple of SelfWork podcasts. You sent me your stories of your own struggles...

Why Self-Acceptance Is Crucial When You’re Fighting Depression

What does depression feel like? Andrew Solomon, a journalist and author who has suffered with severe depression wrote, “The opposite of depression isn’t happiness, but vitality.” This makes so much sense; when you’re not depressed that...

Five Emotional Agonies of Staying Thin — At All Costs

All too often in Western societies, being thin is worshipped by women like no other physical attribute. The most thrilling compliment she can hear? “You look like you’ve lost weight!” If you stuggle with anorexia, staying thin becomes an addictive...