Understanding Trauma: a survivor’s guide

This a book I have co-authored to help therapists (and their trauma-surviving clients) work smarter and with greater clarity. My clients and colleagues have found it useful. It’s illustrated with lots of friendly illustrations for the traumatized kids inside all of us! If you would like to purchase a copy, go to smarttherapytools.com.  

Program to Heal your Shame

The Center for Creative Growth is a wonderful gem in the East Bay therapy community. The jewel in their crown is what they call the 20 Week Intensive, a truly fantastic resource for people who struggle with Codependence and the SHAME that is at the core of it.  I did it–and it changed my life. […]

6 Kinds of Love: how many do you have?

The Ancient Greeks’ 6 Words for Love (And Why Knowing Them Can Change Your Life) Looking for an antidote to modern culture’s emphasis on romantic love? Perhaps we can learn from the diverse forms of emotional attachment prized by the ancient Greeks, from the book How Should We Live? Great Ideas from the Past for […]