The work and process of therapy sometimes involves nurturing our curiosity, delving deep into the hidden layers of our experiences, and connecting the dots between the past and the present to uncover some meaning. Other times, it is about doing what we can to put one foot in front of the other and breathe.
Mental. Illness. So many people attach negative connotations to this phrase, and why? Because we’re taught that illness of the body is ok, but illness of the mind is not. Ruby Wax brings humor to this subject and helps us see that the stigma of mental illness must come to an end.
Last week’s wrap up was all about letting go and, in a way, we are continuing to work on the theme of autumn because it is traditionally the season of harvest. When I think about harvesting, I envision bounty and bushels of produce; in other words I see this as a season of gain. But
Hey everyone, it seems as though the week has flown by because here I am gathering links for our Friday Wrap Up! I want to share something I’ve noticed weaving both within myself and in our culture recently and that is the idea of letting go. From the leaves preparing for their autumnal dissent to getting used
Empathy vs sympathy. In this beautifully illustrated clip, Dr. Brené Brown spells out the difference between the two. I saw this video nearly a year ago and I’ve found myself reflecting on it several times since. Let it plant a seed…
You may have noticed some recent changes to the Katie Cashin Therapy website. It’s been fun to work with my friend and creative consultant on this remodeling and I’ve enjoyed seeing the vision become more tangible. But it also felt a little chaotic… It’s required taking down the old, staring at a blank slate for
Hello everyone and Happy Friday! I hope you all enjoy the second installment of Friday Wrap Up. 1. From the crisp, cool air, to the Pumpkin Spice craze that hit the shelves, we can all tell that it is officially autumn. While autumn signifies a cozy, and invigorating time for most people, the change of season
Shana Tova to all who will be observing Rosh Hashanah this evening! May we all take some time this week to reflect on the past season and the year behind us and look ahead to the future. “Hopefully we’ll go from where we are to where we want to be.”
Most evenings I have a hard time shutting off the devices and tearing myself away from work. The exception being when a Ken Burns documentary is aired during prime-time, as was the case this week with his newest work, “The Roosevelts.” As with most of his films, Burns opened up several different dimensions of this time