Getting Started
September 09, 2018 in Change
by Dr. Carlos Garcia

Is there something you’ve been wanting to do but you keep putting it off? Are there goals you’ve been wanting to accomplish but something keeps getting in the way? Maybe you’ve been wanting to get back in the gym or lose a few pounds. Maybe you’ve been thinking of going back to school to earn a degree. Maybe you’ve even thought of going out on your own and starting a business. You have all of these aspirations and yet something keeps stopping you.
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Resilience Through Transition
May 25, 2018 in Change
by Dr. Jill Langer

Transitions are as challenging as they are inevitable and require adjustment and adaptation to the new and unfamiliar. Here are some helpful ways to increase your resilience and coping as you navigate the transitions you face in your life
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Adulting in the Modern World
May 25, 2018 in Parenting
by Dr. David Alexander

Not everyone grows up at the same speed. A criticism you sometimes hear about the current generation of young adults and teens is that they seem somehow unprepared for adulthood. As a parent, you might wonder, how can I best prepare my teen to succeed in the adult world?
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Distress Tolerance
May 25, 2018 in Stress and Coping
by Valerie Siegman, M.A.

Life holds a series of problems that need to be solved. These problems can sometimes be painful and create distress. When we are able to cope successfully, we feel better about ourselves and the situation.
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Radical Acceptance
January 15, 2017 in Stress and Coping
by Valerie Siegman, M.A.

Radical acceptance was developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan in her quest to answer the question; why do some people get destroyed by suffering and other people grow through suffering? Dr. Linehan studied and researched saints, holocaust survivors, survivors of torture in South America and people who had experienced abject rejection. Those who grew despite adversity somehow seemed to find a way to radically accept that suffering had come. They seemed to accept whatever moment they were in. She named this learned ability “Radical Acceptance” because it had a deep, committed quality to that acceptance.
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