Relax and be an Imperfect Parent

  Imperfect Parenting We're imperfect parents, but we so want to get it right.  Am I providing enough security? Am I being consistent? Will he absorb my disappointment in myself? Will he absorb my anxiety? Am I telling her enough of what she needs to hear? Will she be self-conscious like me? We try to … Continue reading Relax and be an Imperfect Parent

Woman-Hate and Somebody else’s PTSD

The Political is Personal for Every Woman My woman clients said, this week feels scary, out-of-control. Sunday evening, I had heartburn like sawdust in my throat, before, during, and after the presidential debate. When I tried to sleep, my guts roiled. I usually try to keep politics (mostly) out of my blog, so it took … Continue reading Woman-Hate and Somebody else’s PTSD

Food=Love: Attachment Trauma & Eating Problems

Food, Love, and Attachment Trauma Eating is fraught with complications these days. I’m not a nutritionist, but I work with people who have food issues….People who binge and then feel ashamed and worthless, people who starve and then binge, and people who eat mindlessly as a de-stressor (this was me, last weekend...on a road trip...with … Continue reading Food=Love: Attachment Trauma & Eating Problems