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December 22, 2019

Imagine, it’s the New Year so you decide to finally buy that gym membership that’s been on your to-do-list since last year. The first week feels great. Self-care kicks in and you feel good about yourself. Three months later, you’re one of 73% who throw in the towel. (O...

August 12, 2019

It has taken me 4 months, 15 days, and hours of procrastination to write a response to the disgusting taste left in my mouth after watching the 4-hour documentary, Leaving Neverland. As a therapist who specializes in both the music industry and the trauma of sexual ass...

December 9, 2017

…possible trigger warning…

The issues of sexual violence, domestic abuse, and the overall disrespectful culture we have created for women is no new issue. 

In a short timespan we have discovered Cosby, engaged the Harvey Weinstein Hollywood scandal, found out Kevin Spacy...

October 19, 2017


Ok, I know Sam isn’t your real name but I take confidentiality seriously and since I am sending this to everyone, today you are Sam. I wanted to use this space to thank you for taking our work seriously and being an ardent advocate of psychotherapy and sound mental...

I am aware that I have caretaking tendencies. In fact, I make my living helping people all day, every day. I am a father who will do anything for my family. I am a front-line advocate for friends who need an open ear or soft shoulder to lean on. I care out of choice, w...

On a recent Marc Maron podcast “The Boss” spoke on his early childhood experiences, troubled relationships, and anger. In his raw tone, Bruce stated:

 “If you’re lucky, it’s fuel for the fire. People don’t end up in my circumstance who generally had these very placid, l...

February 22, 2017

Lady Gaga,

Thanking you just begins to describe my gratitude that you have shouldered the message of sound mental health, sexual assault advocacy, and safety for musicians and artists. More so, you have normalized the stigma of mental health and have been a champion to...

August 31, 2016

Let’s get this straight. I’m on the edge of 38, a therapist, father of two boys under the age of four, and yes – I went to see the movie Bad Moms on my own, by myself, with no shame.

Until I realized the place was packed with women. Lots of women. They slowly...

July 11, 2016

Being on stage is like stepping into a highly vulnerable box. It isolates you in a viewing tank. Your walk to the microphone seems restricted as if your shoes are made of concrete. One glance over the audience and stage lights burn your retinas. With a slight pause bef...

June 22, 2016

The emergence of Muhammad Ali as a boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, and the greatest athlete of the 20th Century; greatly under-estimates his influence on American culture (correction… on Earth).

He is a walking quote, so fierce he claims, “I am so mean, I make m...

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