Month: March 2015

Someone Will Always Have it Worse - Katie Cashin Therapy

Someone Will Always Have it Worse

A few weeks ago I was enjoying some time with a friend when she began to share some of the stress she had recently been experiencing at work, stress that was specifically related to her supervisor. “You wouldn’t believe it Katie, she calls me at 2 AM… also known as 2 in the morning… also Read More

Clip of the Week Wednesday: Shaming - Katie Cashin Therapy

Clip of the Week Wednesday: Shaming

Ok. I went back and forth… and back and forth again with this one. My first reaction when I found the video was something like “MONICA LEWINKSY HAS A TED TALK??? World, WHAT are you doing?” But of course, I was intrigued. So I watched and not surprisingly, this video didn’t leave me with any Read More

Journaling - Katie Cashin Therapy

Journaling

With most clients, we tend to come a point in our work together where I offer up the idea of journaling, an intervention that always used to make me squirm a little! This is because a majority of the time the suggestion was met with eye-rolling, polite laughter, exasperated sighs, or some confession of journaling Read More

Friday Wrap Up - Katie Cashin Therapy

Friday Wrap Up

Hey everyone and Happy Friday! Here are some links from around the web that I thought would interest you this week. If you have any interesting links that you find, send them over! Friday Wrap Up “Identical twins in Finland who shared the same sports and other physical activities as youngsters but different exercise habits Read More

Clip of the Week Wednesday: Breaking the Stigma - Katie Cashin Therapy

Clip of the Week Wednesday: Breaking the Stigma

Breaking the stigma surrounding mental illnesses is a crucial step in creating an open-dialogue about these issues. When it comes to mental illnesses people are reluctant to get help. On the other hand, people seek help for physical illnesses without a second thought. Why does this happen? Why do people speak openly about their diabetes Read More

Friday Wrap Up: I Swear, Winter's Almost Over - Katie Cashin Therapy

Friday Wrap Up: I Swear, Winter’s Almost Over

Hey everyone! I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to believe that winter’s almost over. I think that our last snowfall came through to leave us with one last reminder that winter is for slowing down. It’s so hard to adjust to winter with our on-the-go lifestyle and physical need for sunlight, but along Read More

Clip of the Week Wednesday: The Willpower to Motivate - Katie Cashin Therapy

Clip of the Week Wednesday: The Willpower to Motivate

Today’s video is for anyone out there who like myself, has lived under the assumption that self discipline and willpower are things we are given a predetermined amount of in our life time. Like my height or my shoe size, I moved well into adult believing I was a person who was only ever inherently Read More

I Want - What it Really Means - Katie Cashin Therapy

I Want – What it Really Means

I want to be healthy. I want to be less anxious. I want to start being more positive. I want to slow down. I want to open up more. I want to take the next step. One of the joys of working as a therapist is getting to hear people voice what it is that Read More