Reflections of a Family Lawyer Turned Therapist
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March 7, 2017

Whenever I meet with new clients, I always ask about their diet, exercise routine, and sleep hygiene. Some folks seem puzzled about why a mental health professional would be so interested in their physical well-being, so I thought I'd try to explain.  

This py...

November 18, 2016

Recently, I've spoken to several different lawyers' groups about ways to improve well-being.  I always share the benefits of meditation in managing stress, anxiety, and depression.  Invariably, some folks are skeptical of their ability to begin a meditation practice....

October 4, 2016

When our anxiety gets triggered, our breath is often one of the first casualties.  We forget to breathe fully and deprive our bodies of oxygen.  Without a good supply of this essential resource, we are less equipped to respond to the anxiety in a healthy way....

September 24, 2016

As a family lawyer and a therapist, I have worked with numerous clients who struggle to regulate their emotions in the midst of a divorce.  Even the most mild-mannered and even-keeled person can have difficulty remaining rational during this process.  This article...

September 16, 2016

Many people are interested in beginning a meditation practice, but aren't sure how to start.  A recent New York Times piece provides straightforward instructions on meditation as well as several guided meditations.  By committing just a few minutes each day to meditati...

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