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Motherhood Unmasked

Mar 29, 2022

Women talk about glass ceilings in the corporate space, but for those who experienced childhood trauma, there’s another kind.

The ceiling that says what your mother was like is all you’ll ever be as a mom.

If your mom was awesome, you may be happy to be half the mother she was.

But if your experience with your mom...

Mar 22, 2022


If the thought of writing your thoughts and feelings in a journal sounds boring or worse frightening, in this episode, I talk about the benefits of journaling and the role it plays in maximizing your therapy sessions.


We're talking journaling from A...

Mar 15, 2022

Trauma is traumatic. “Someone having it worse than you” doesn’t make your trauma less significant. And the fact that it happened as a child doesn’t mean it shouldn’t affect you now. So how do you respond to the pressure to “get over it?” Listen in.

Mar 8, 2022

When they say you can’t pick your family, it’s often about that embarrassing aunt or uncle or the cousin who asks to borrow money. 

But the truth is you can’t pick your children either and that’s the tricky part of parenting.
It’s a stretch to find the beauty in the uniqueness of each child, especially if...

Mar 1, 2022

When you’re assaulted as a child and no one notices, much comes to your rescue, you learn to fend for yourself. Later in life, you may even doubt the sincerity of those who offer to help because well—once burned twice shy.


But if you’ve noticed, life is getting stranger and harder. And the reality that no one...