Category Archives: Individual Therapy

The Comedian’s Suicide

Robin William’s death on August 11, 2014 has stimulated social dialogue as well as personal reflection for many who were entertained by him over the years. As a psychologist who counsels people experiencing depression, and those grieving (sometime due to suicide of a loved one), and teaches classes about mental health and depression, I think […]

Planning a Career Change? 10 Must-Ask Questions

If you are planning for a career change, the entire process may prove to be a bit quite challenging for you initially. The process will be easier if you have a clear roadmap showing you where you have been, the point you are right now, and where you are headed. It is true that every […]

5 Ways to Stay Connected When Angry

Holding anger may be a poison according to Mitch Albom, but unleashing the intense emotion can be equally venomous, at least for people who surround you, who love and care for you. You may think being a part of your family and meeting the requirements of your family members financially and otherwise is a liability […]

Top 10 Ways to Make the Most out of Therapy

Therapy can be an effective way of finding out the core issues that are causing you to experience certain negative emotions, and can aid you on the way to fixing aspects of your life that seem out of balance. However, while your therapy sessions may be good, you may find it difficult to get the […]

Overwhelmed by Choices? – Focus on your Deepest Values

I recently posted a comment on Facebook – (why I even read Facebook posts is another matter). The comment was about the TED talk by Barry Swartz on the Paradox of Choice. Schwartz claims that we have too many choices and it paralyzes us, rather than makes us freer. I responded and several people responded […]

Meaningful Bucket List Exercise

A bucket list can be a great tool for living a more meaningful life and living more in accordance with your values, but only if it is done with meaning.  I have used the following method for years with success and I hope it can help you build a more meaningful bucket list for your […]

Meaning Centered Therapy in Practice

Dates: Friday, Sep 20, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Fort Bend Child Advocates, 5403 Avenue N, Rosenberg, Texas 77471 Cost: Contact Margie Tripp Credit: 3 CE hours Fort Bend Psychological Association presents: Meaning Centered Therapy in Practice By Michael Winters, PhD Award Winning Speaker and Diplomate in Logotherapy 3 CEUs Dr. Winters has agreed to […]

Managing Grief

Everyone will face major losses in their lifetime, whether it is the end of a friendship, romantic relationship, or death of a loved one. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross helped explain the complexity that one goes through when dealing with and learning how to move forward from a loss with her theory of the five stages of grief. […]