Life skill · Relationship issues, couples therapy, marriage issues · Stress, life issues · Uncategorized

Assertiveness is key to good relationships. My take as featured in Reader’s Digest.

Assertiveness is such a crucial skill. It helps us have our needs met, boosts our self-confidence and esteem and achieve important goals. Assertiveness is not being pushy or needy– it means having the courage to ask for things when they are important and being able to say no when it’s not in your best interest. In… Continue reading Assertiveness is key to good relationships. My take as featured in Reader’s Digest.

sex · Uncategorized

Signs you’re not enjoying sex! My tips on Bustle

Watch for my advice on figuring out when your sex life needs some rescuing in Bustle’s “11 Signs You’re Not Enjoying Sex With Your Partner As Much As You Should Be”. The article talks about things that get in the way of having a healthy sexual relationship with your partner. I shared some tips with… Continue reading Signs you’re not enjoying sex! My tips on Bustle

Breaking up · Relationship issues, couples therapy, marriage issues · Uncategorized

Break Up Advice that you really must know!

Break ups are fricking hard and painful. They leave us feeling confused, perplexed, at times paralysed. Whether it’s you breaking up or someone breaking up with you, it’s hard to figure out what to do, say or not. Here are the most common questions I get asked about break ups. Is there ever a good… Continue reading Break Up Advice that you really must know!

marriage, getting hitched · Relationship issues, couples therapy, marriage issues · Uncategorized

Commitment Jitters?

Have you been dating for a while and feel unsure about the next steps of your relationship? Are friends or family expecting you both will spend the rest of your lives together, forever? Is your significant other saying that you’re “the one” for them, making you uneasy? If you’re asking yourself whether you’re truly ready to… Continue reading Commitment Jitters?

Borderline Personality Disorder, BPD

Borderline Personality Disorder: Do you or someone you love have BPD?

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a disorder where it’s is really hard for the person to control their emotions and their behavior. It is impacted by your biology, social experiences and your individual personality traits. All of these things interact with each other to create a unique way of perceiving and thinking about the world. For… Continue reading Borderline Personality Disorder: Do you or someone you love have BPD?

Movies, TV shows · Uncategorized

13 Reasons Why and 5 reasons Why Not! A psychologist’s response to the show

Netflix’s new show 13 Reasons Why has taken the internet by storm, with audiences, parents, teens and professionals alike sharing their views, take and concerns about the show.  Whereas the controversial show has opened up a dialogue about suicide, sexual assaults  on school or college campuses, and cyber bullying, as a psychologist that works with teens… Continue reading 13 Reasons Why and 5 reasons Why Not! A psychologist’s response to the show

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11 Surprising Habits That Might Be Making You More Depressed & Anxious! Bustle Interview

Look out for ways in which small things you do or don’t do end up making you feel even more depressed or anxious than you realized in a May 2017 Bustle story! I chatted over email with article writer Carolyn Steber and shared tips for what to watch out for. It’s common to flake on… Continue reading 11 Surprising Habits That Might Be Making You More Depressed & Anxious! Bustle Interview