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As a counselor I am often asked, How long does therapy take? Unfortunately, I don’t have a simple answer for this question. Therapy, counseling, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis or whatever else you want to call it, can take a very short time or it can take a...

In the current issue of Psychology Today, the author, Dr. Suniya Luthar, describes  what she calls, “The problem with rich kids.” These youth have everything they could ever want materially, but they also have higher rates of substance use, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, cheating and...

You have the car(s), the house(s), the spouse and kids, the money, the vacations, the health, the friends, the social life. You name it, everything you thought you could ever want, you have it. You have succeeded in all the ways you wanted to succeed....

So, you want to know: Why won't therapists answer personal questions? What's the big deal, you just want to know if they saw the game last weekend. As a psychotherapist in south Tampa, I am often confronted with this question....

Bioenergetic analysis is a way of understanding personality in terms of the body and its energetic processes. These processes, namely, the production of energy through respiration and metabolism and the discharge of energy in movement, are the basic functions of life....

As a mental health counselor, people ask me, “how can I relieve anxiety?” The easy answer is a list that looks something like this:...