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Sometimes getting an answer – even if it isn’t the answer you want – is freeing.

Sometimes getting an answer – even if it isn’t the answer you want – is freeing. Facebook

Thank you to the Workers’ Compensation, Medical & Disability Organization for inviting me to speak at your event today at the beautiful Paradise Point Resort and Spa! Trying to merge the gap between injures workers, adjusters, attorneys, employers, and NCM’s for the betterment of all involved!

Thank you to the Workers’ Compensation, Medical & Disability Organization for inviting me to speak at your event today at the beautiful Paradise Point Resort and Spa! Trying to merge the gap between injures workers, adjusters, attorneys, employers, and NCM’s for the betterment of all involved! Facebook

These are great reminders of what NOT to say to those with brain injuries…. and most of them would apply to people with chronic pain and mental health challenges too! #thinkbeforeyouspeak #bekind

These are great reminders of what NOT to say to those with brain injuries…. and most of them would apply to people with chronic pain and mental health challenges too! #thinkbeforeyouspeak #bekind Facebook

I am so excited for our first presentation together at The San Diego Psychological Association Fall 2015 Conference.

I am so excited for our first presentation together at The San Diego Psychological Association Fall 2015 Conference. “Chronic Pain: Advances in Clinical Treatment and Forensic Assessment” Presented by: Justin LaPilusa, Psy.D and Sarah Ray, Psy.D. This Presentation will provide up to date clinical and theoretical information that will serve […]

Do you want a stronger relationship? More trust, safety, and intimacy?! This is an amazing article about a topic that comes up ALL the time in the therapy office. Talking about what you feel and what you need bridges intimacy. So many people feel like they are being a burden when they share, feel embarrassed, or in general are just not used to openly sharing what is going on inside of them, when in fact, it can really help build the roots of a relationship. What a beautiful gift you are giving someone when you share your vulnerabilities with them! And the fact that this article uses a Seinfeld moment to makes a point is even better :)

Do you want a stronger relationship? More trust, safety, and intimacy?! This is an amazing article about a topic that comes up ALL the time in the therapy office. Talking about what you feel and what you need bridges intimacy. So many people feel like they are being a burden […]

One of my favorite reminders, from one of my favorites Louise Hay.

One of my favorite reminders, from one of my favorites Louise Hay. “I return to the basics of life: Forgiveness, courage, gratitude, love, and humor.” When problems seem to be coming one after another, it is good to be reminded of what you DO have. Facebook

Insights from one of my favorite methods of learning – my yoga practice:

Insights from one of my favorite methods of learning – my yoga practice: “We do not stop playing because we grow old… We grow old because we stop playing.” – Sunday morning yoga teacher She also explored approaching problems in a playful manner and seeing how much more manageable our […]

Love these simple little reminders!

Love these simple little reminders! Facebook

Feeling helpless or that you have no power over something/someone? Tackle things that you do have control over – such as self-care, exercise, chores, tasks, and to-do list items – to increase your sense of confidence and empowerment. The beauty in doing this is that you may actually find that you have more power over the problem than you thought you did! Even if there are still no actual solutions, the problem will at least seem more manageable or you will have gained greater clarity and perspective over it. I am practicing this – TODAY!

Feeling helpless or that you have no power over something/someone? Tackle things that you do have control over – such as self-care, exercise, chores, tasks, and to-do list items – to increase your sense of confidence and empowerment. The beauty in doing this is that you may actually find that […]