Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome: It’s a persistent psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their accomplishments or feels unworthy of their position.     Imposter Syndrome is bred by what therapists call “cognitive distortions.” It sounds like a fancy term, but in short, cognitive distortions are thinking errors. They often tell us that if we risk change … More Imposter Syndrome

Codependency: Signs and How to Overcome It

Codependency is a type of dysfunctional relationship wherein one person enables or supports a partner who is under-functioning, addicted, immature, or struggles with their own mental health challenges.  It involves a compulsive need from the codependent person to care take of others to an unhealthy degree. Here are some signs of codependency   Denial Patterns: … More Codependency: Signs and How to Overcome It

Psychologist vs Psychiatrist.. What’s the Difference?

Ever get confused by the many different titles that mental health care providers have? You’re certainly not alone! It’s one of the most commonly asked questions that we get in our office! So here is a quick and, hopefully, easy guide to navigating the mental health titles:   Therapist: This is a really broad umbrella … More Psychologist vs Psychiatrist.. What’s the Difference?

Happily Ever After?

From a young age I have been a lover of movies–from the black and white classics with Bogart and Bergman to the new-age sci-fi’s with all of the special effects. I’ve spent a lot of time watching movies. In fact, my high school job was at my local movie theater cleaning the theaters while the … More Happily Ever After?

Learn to Love Your Body

With the Winter Olympics taking place right now, I have been thinking about how in AWE I am of what people can do with their bodies! It’s inspiring to watch our athletes compete, but it can also be frustrating to compare our bodies to World-Class Athletes…What they are able to achieve, what they look like, … More Learn to Love Your Body

Finding a Therapist

The process of finding a therapist can be intimidating. There are plenty of factors to consider that are akin to finding a doctor: Does she accept my insurance? Is his office close enough to where I live? Does she have special training in the areas that I need help with? These factors are just as … More Finding a Therapist

The Best Medicine

Are you struggling with the stress of this holiday season? Does your to do list seem never ending and a little overwhelming? Are you struggling with the cold Idaho weather? If you are like many of us, you have answered yes to at least one of these questions! Making simple everyday changes to your routine … More The Best Medicine