BOULDER PSYCHOLOGIST

ANXIETY SPECIALIST

How Do You Know if You’re in an Abusive Relationship and What Your Anxiety May Be Telling You

Have you questioned your relationship and wondered if it is unhealthy or even abusive? You may think this should or would be an obvious question to answer and while sometimes it may in fact be so, it may surprise you how often the answer to the question it is not so obvious. The signs of […]

How Not to Blow Your Health This Holiday Season

We’re full swing into the holidays now and if you’ve been working hard all year long, you probably don’t want to blow all of your gains during the month of December. Now we are talking both physical and emotional health here. Don’t forget that your brain and your body are connected and what you do […]

The Importance of Teaching Our Children to Earn Privileges

You’ve probably heard many parents and teachers complain about how spoiled kids are nowadays!  You’ve probably also read many blogs ( I know I have) talking about the problems in today’s culture with parents overindulging their kids, kids feeling entitled, and overall society going down the drain as a result of these spoiled overindulged kids. […]

How to Develop a Behavioral System to Target Your Child’s Anxious Behaviors

If you are the parent of an anxious child, it’s very likely that your child’s anxiety negatively impacts the entire family. Anxiety often does this. It’s kind of like a contagious annoying pest that controls and bullies everyone around it. Of course, your child may be feeling it worse of all, but parents and even […]

The Importance of Nutrition in Coping with Stress and Anxiety

It is not uncommon to feel physically ill when faced with stress. Additionally, the physical symptoms of anxiety can be very debilitating and make it difficult to eat. I often hear clients describe stomach nausea and stomach aches with urges to vomit, that on occasion can occur. Other symptoms such as a feeling of a […]

How to Help Your Child Calm Down During Panic? 9 Parenting Strategies

You know when you see that look of terror in your child’s eyes. Sometimes they cry, shake, and refuse to do whatever it is they are scared of doing. It may be going to school or to sleep alone, or they refuse to perform something you know they can do, sometimes your child may be […]

Healthy and Unhealthy Ways to Cope with Stress and Anxiety

Have struggled with feeling overwhelmed by life’s demand and feel like you just can’t keep up? Do you have excessive worries of doom and gloom about the future? Do your muscles feel tense and are you short of breathe? If so, it is possible that you are experiencing the effects of stress and anxiety. Here […]

How to Help Our Girls Have Healthy Body Image: 6 Tips

It is challenging today and it has been challenging for many generations of girls to develop a strong and healthy body image in our society. The challenges exist, are real, and can be highly detrimental to our girls as they become young women. Our society distorts the images we see in the media and the […]

How to be Compassionate When Your Child is Suffering From Anxiety: 9 Tips

Anxiety is a difficult condition. Not only for the person who is experiencing the irrational fears, indecisiveness, dependency, and insecurity; but also for those family members who live with and care for that person. Whether that person is your partner, parent, sibling, or child at times, it can be a struggle to feel compassion. Anxiety […]

How to Cope with Final Exam Stress: 7 Do’s and Don’ts for High School and College Students

Are you a high school student or college student and feeling overwhelmed with upcoming final exams? If so, you should know that you are not alone in feeling stressed, worried, afraid, and freaked out by this end of school year pressure. Let’s start off by gaining an understanding about the reasons you may be feeling […]

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