The Reason Therapy Actually Works

It’s 9pm, and I walk in the door still carrying the weight of a day at my office. The kids are already in bed, eyelids heavy but holding out for a “goodnight” from Daddy. My wife is tired but smiling and happy to see me. And I don’t want any of it. I stomp around,...

Why Therapists Are Clueless

Therapy is like bedroom carpet and many therapists are completely clueless. And that’s a good thing. This is what I mean by that… Earlier this year, our family was preparing to embark upon an adventure, picking up our lives and plopping them back down in a new town...

The Beauty of Being a Quitter

Six years ago, my wife and I had reached a pinnacle. We’d just had our third and last child, my wife had become the director of her graduate psychology program, my clinical practice was thriving, and we’d just purchased a house in the right neighborhood with the best...