Happy Birthday Melanie Klein!

Melanie Klein was an Austrian who was well known for play therapy. She was born on March 30, 1882 and died on September 22, 1960. As a professional, her first route was going to be medical school. When she married Arthur Klein, she and her family had to travel frequently due to her husband’s job.... Continue Reading →

Anna Freud

“I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.” Anna Freud During the month of March we celebrate and honor women all around the world. Throughout the field of psychology, there are many influential theorists and psychologists who have contributed to this field,... Continue Reading →

Spring Clean Your Life

Spring is upon us! Trees are starting to develop buds, and the tulips are beginning to burst forth from the once frozen ground. During this season, many are inspired to perform a thorough house cleaning. A certain freshness is desired. Opening the windows to allow spring air into the once closed up house from the... Continue Reading →

Marsha Linehan

“Radical acceptance rests on letting go of the illusion of control and a willingness to notice and accept things as they are, right now, without judging.” ~ Marsha Linehan March is Women’s History Month. In honor of celebrating women, it is important to highlight their achievements, and contributions to society. One such woman in the... Continue Reading →

Cloe Madanes

  In honor of Women’s History Month, I would like to share about someone who greatly contributed to the psychology field. Cloe Madanes is a woman who helped develop the strategic intervention field and a well-known contemporary psychotherapist. She is an Argentina native, born in Buenos Aires in 1945. There, she studied psychology and became... Continue Reading →

Mary Ainsworth

  “In hatred as in love, we grow like the thing we brood upon. What we loathe, we graft into our very soul.” ~Mary Ainsworth March is Women’s History Month. In honor of celebrating women, it is important to highlight their achievements, and contributions to society. The world of academia has been heavily influenced by... Continue Reading →

The Pressures of the World

Life can be tough. Dealing with the trials and tribulations of life within my own bubble can sometimes in itself be enough. When I turn on the television that bubble becomes bigger and the pressure inside greater. Not only do I have my own stuff to carry, but now I feel a deeper pain for... Continue Reading →

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorder Awareness week is once again upon us. Beginning February 26th thru March 4th, you may see a heightened level of eating disorder (ED) advertisements throughout several advertisement platforms. In order to try to help someone struggling with ED, it is important to be familiar with the signs of this type of struggle.... Continue Reading →

Love

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. The proof of the upcoming holiday began popping up just after New Year’s. Any store you go to has Valentine’s Day themed everything. It’s as if Cupid shot his arrow of love at the entire retail community! While February 14th is a time to celebrate relationships, it can... Continue Reading →

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