Boundaries come in all shapes and sizes.  Continental plates, country borders, state lines, property fences, locked doors.  Then there are other, more nebulous boundaries: meniscus, the plane between water and air; penumbra, the line between light and shadow. In the individual world, boundaries govern the material, physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual realms.  Boundaries determine to…

“The body is more than simply another machine, indistinguishable from the artificial objects of the world; it is also the vessel of the individuals’ sense of self, his or her most personal feelings and aspirations… ” (Gardner, 2011). A number of my clients struggle with low self-esteem and body image concerns. Indeed, they are not…

Over the years I have had the opportunity to work with many children and teenagers who happen to be autistic.  Often their parents are very worried.  They worry about their child’s future and how people will treat their child.  They have this concern because society tends to treat autism like some terrible disease.  Many people…

Since the beginning of the pandemic children have experienced an increase in depression and anxiety.  It’s understandable because they have been isolated from friends and family.  In addition no one can tell them what to expect and many have lost family members to COVID. Furthermore, just as somethings were opening up and returning somewhat to…

The Holiday Season is here, however, this year it will be very different due to the Coronavirus.  We have 225,000 people who have passed away from the virus so far.  So we have numerous people who are grieving for spouses, grandparents, siblings, parents and friends.  Furthermore, many parents are unemployed.  Millions of families cannot afford…

This year has taught us many lessons.  It has taught us that people we love may die unexpectedly and without us having a chance to say goodbye.  We have had over 225,000 moms, fathers, sons, daughters, spouses, grandparents and friends die from the Coronavirus this year (CDC).  The public health experts are estimating this number…