It goes without saying but, the world has changed. Children are now summering in a pandemic. What used to be endless days at the pool, summer camps, and sleep overs are clouded by social distancing and mask wearing. Connection and interaction seems to be all online. Ev...

In the time of COVID-19, it is easy to feel like everything is more intense, like the volume has been turned up on every challenging emotion that I experience throughout the day. Both collectively and individually, we are facing some extreme circumstances. Whether your...

April 3, 2020

“The heart has it’s reasons of which reason knows nothing” - Blaise Pascal

In a time where we are trusting intuition more and more as an increasingly legitimate choice point due to intuition being pinpointed as a neurologically based behavior that we as humans respond q...

March 10, 2020

As a play therapist, I get to witness firsthand the incredible benefits of play. Not only is play a form of connection between the child and caregiver, it is also an avenue to understanding personal boundaries and limitations within the surrounding environment. Play te...

March 3, 2020

We’ve all experienced the deep shame and sadness associated with feeling not good enough. When applying for a job we really want, but not getting a call back. When someone ends a relationship with us, and we obsess over everything we did wrong and what we could’ve done...

January 30, 2020

When I was younger, something my Dad always told me was to “expect the worst, and hope for the best,” in effort to tame my expectations. Despite this sentiment, I have lived most of my life very attached to my high expectations of situations, others, and myself. “This...