310 SelfWork: Maybe It’s Depression. But Maybe It’s Not.

We’re going to talk about labels today  – and how the mental health world, its science, its leaders, and its language might be influencing us to over-pathologize what’s normal. Meaning that you can come to believe something is sick or wrong or abnormal when...

308 SelfWork: Five Takeaways on The Need To Be Right

I began this episode thinking I’d talk about ten things I’d learned from being a therapist. But I realized that almost every one of them could be their own podcast episode!  Today we’ll focus on the first – not in importance, but the first that came to mind – perhaps...

307 SelfWork: (Second Time Around) Explaining Radical Acceptance

Radical acceptance is a termed that describes a way of being – acknowledging the reality of what is happening rather than fighting it emotionally and thus, causing yourself, and perhaps even others, more suffering. I very much like a Carl Rogers quote that Tara...