The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there.
Robert M. Pirsig
In many of my sessions with clients I see a common theme that disrupts their happiness and sense of self worth. Many people care too much about what other people think and it greatly impacts the choices they make. To start, here are some of the reasons we may care too much about what others think: Read more »
Most of us don't think twice about going to the dentist if we have a nagging pain in our jaw, or visiting the doctor if a cough persists more than a few weeks. However, when we hurt on the inside, that's a different story. Emotional pain or depression -- and the desire to seek professional support -- can bring up feelings of embarrassment, inadequacy, or shame. Why? Read more »
The ongoing QuarterLife+10 therapy group for unmarried professionals in their mid-20s to mid-30s is open to additional members. Topics include work/career, spirituality, relationships, and exploring the question "Where do I want to be in 10 years?" For more information, please contact Nathan Gehlert at 202-449-3789 x716 or email him.
A typical therapist's "to-do list" is often bogged down with paperwork, case consultations, licensure maintenance, and continuing education requirements. As a result, considering the spiritual and clinical implications of her work might often come in last. But since the fall, The Imago Center's Dr. Joanne Comstock has built such reflection into her work week through her position as an affiliate professor in Loyola College's Pastoral Counseling program. Read more »