Do You Remember When You Felt Really Great?

Do You Remember When You Felt Really Great?

  Obviously, when people seek me out, they’re hurting in some way. Something doesn’t feel right. Once an appointment is scheduled, I ask my client to complete my Online Pre-Appointment Survey, which helps us zero in on what’s not working, as well as symptoms of how they’re feeling. When we meet together in person (or in long distance cases, on Skype), this is something we discuss at even greater depth. I think, though, that what surprises...

Read More

Avoidant Personality Fears Ridicule

Avoidant Personality Fears Ridicule

There’s a difference between being shy and having an avoidant personality disorder. People with avoidant symptoms have such low self esteem and self worth that what they actually fear – ridicule and humiliation – is exactly what seems to pile on their heads. Avoidant personalities will seem to visibly flinch at attention. For this reason, they avoid social interaction to the extreme. While they inwardly fantasize about having...

Read More