Monthly Archives: February 2016

Column Image The Psychological Benefits of Bonding with a Pet

For those of you who have visited our Point Loma office recently, you may have met our new furry friend, Rue. Rue was brought to us by our Billing Operations Manager, Monique. Rue is not just an office pet, but his presence is a wonderful adjunct to the therapy experience … Continue reading >




Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Relationships, Stress |

Column Image Mental Health – Let’s Talk About It

As a Psychologist I am often subjected to a variety of jokes or comments regarding my field of work when others discover what I do for a living. There is misguided humor about “those crazy people”, awkward moments when someone tells me they once saw a “shrink”, but “it didn’t work”, … Continue reading >




Posted in Anxiety, Personal Improvement, Relationships, Stress, Therapy |

Column Image Am I Just Feeling Sad or is this Depression?

Is what I am experiencing normal? This is a question that I am often asked when meeting with a new client for the first time. This is particularly true when a person is wondering if they are suffering from depression. Feeling sad, down, or blue is not only a normal … Continue reading >




Posted in Depression |