Ongoing Consultation Groups

Cloud Video Conference or Face-to-Face in El Cerrito Normally, I have two monthly face-to-face groups that meet in El Cerrito CA, and a group that ‘meets’ via  Zoom video conference.  During the pandemic, we have switched all groups to Zoom. My groups include lots of cases, a layering of theoretical approaches, and room for therapists […]

Inner Critics: Everyone has one, trauma survivors have MORE

Inner Critics Everyone I work with has a cast of fierce inner critics. It comes with being neglected or abused in childhood. But critics also are just plain part of being human. No child gets out of childhood without difficulties. Humiliations come with growing up. Losses come with being alive. Inner critics are parts of […]

Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving | A book I love!

A colleague recently recommended this book to me, and it’s just too good not to share with you! Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving, by Pete Walker. This book is aimed at clients trying to recover from painful childhoods, and is so complete and illuminating, I think you may really like it. Some clients find […]

OCD and Strep Infection in Kids or ‘PANDAS’

This is an important thing to know about if you are a parent, grand parent, or treat children! New research about the occurrence of OCD symptoms following a strep infiection, AND their possible treatment with doses of antibiotics. https://www.parents.com/kids/health/other-health-issues/pandas-a-scary-and-controversial-disorder/