Stalking Awareness


Over the past few days, we have seen several very troubling and downright scary news stories in the media.  First was the story of a female bank employee that was stalked by a male customer, Aundrey Wiley, which ended when he broke into her home and then awaited her arrival (with duct tape, zip ties, condoms, […]

Off The Mat, Into The World – Identifying How Our Past Traumas Inhibit Connection


I had the pleasure of spending five days in the Hudson Valley last month at the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies. I attended a five day workshop called Off the Mat, Into the World with Seane Corn, Hala Khouri, and Suzanne Sterling. While yoga centered, Off The Mat Into The World was a workshop to create […]

Introducing Renee Hinkins – Local Licensed Professional Counselor


Depression, anxiety, addictions, or eating disorders are a few things that many women may have to deal with in their lifetime. If you or someone you love is dealing with something within, you can turn to Renee Steiner Hinkins, a licensed professional counselor with national certification and a psychotherapist that practices in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. […]

Tap Your Way To Well-Being With Emotional Freedom Techniques


In 2003, I attended a workshop on a cutting-edge method called Emotional Freedom Technique. The advertising claimed that this technique could bring immense relief for people suffering from anxiety, phobias, depression, trauma, cravings and addictions, stress and even illnesses. Since then, I have used EFT with hundreds of my psychotherapy clients (both children and adults) […]

Miserable: The Agony Of Workout Injuries


If you are a regular at the gym, fitness class, yoga studio, avid runner or walker, you have probably twisted an ankle or pulled a muscle at some point. Unfortunately, I’m all too familiar with knee, foot, ankle and shoulder injuries and more recently – an injured hamstring. Not only can injuries temporarily side-line you […]