Leah Benson, LMHC, Author at Leah Benson Therapy
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Author: Leah Benson, LMHC

How the “Woke” Rich and Famous Breakup A few years ago, Gwyneth Paltrow and her beau told everyone that they were “consciously uncoupling,” and they got a divorce. Then, not too long ago, Jeff Bezos and his lady also announced they would be divorcing and would continue...

It’s not unreasonable to wonder, “Can I be friends with my therapist?” And really, it’s not even a bad idea in a lot of ways. Some of you would never think of asking the question. For you, a therapist is a tool to help you solve...

Feeling stressed out by the holidays? Not sure you’re going to be able to make it a Merry Christmas or Happy New Year this time? That’s ok. I’m going to give you some ideas of how to relax and deal with that holiday stress. First, this. One of...

  There’s a Best Psychotherapy? How can I say that bioenergetic therapy is the best psychotherapy? I believe it. It’s that simple. Obviously, I’m biased because I practice bioenergetic therapy. And if that bothers you, you probably don’t want to keep reading. To be fair, I can admit that...

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Are you looking forward with excited anticipation to see the relatives this holiday season? No? Well, if not, here is a way to use the experiences to make you a “better” person. A “Better” Person? You might wonder what I mean when I say, “better” person,...

As you well know, it's not okay to take out your frustrations on the world. So, where does that leave you? Probably stuck with so much stress you feel like you're going to explode. Incidentally, responsible stress relief is something I can teach you. And...

Every day, you feel all kinds of emotions, and to get along, you don’t express them. You "let it go". If someone annoys you, you excuse it by rationalizing their behavior. You tell yourself that they didn’t mean it "that way." It’s no big deal. Rationalizing...

What is transference and why should you care about it? Well, it means you are taking ideas and expectations from your past and putting them into your current life. Transferring them to the people in your current life, into scenarios and situations of your current...

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. Quote by James Baldwin Isn’t There an Easier Path? I know you want to move forward, to feel joy, and to be happy. The idea of feeling pain and old feelings...

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