Reflections on Betrayal /Trust and Trauma

The Larry Nassar Abuse Case; Lessons on Betrayal, Trust and Trauma  For the past thirty years as a psychotherapist specializing in relational trauma, I’ve worked with individuals who were abused by a “trusted “person. Seldom have I seen such a collective airing of trust betrayals as we’ve seen in the Larry Nassar case. Betrayals of […]

Why Now?

Why now?  Why # me too? Why are people surprised that sexual assault is painfully common and that women are silenced? Is this an awakening, a new refusal to accept this creeping new normal that the socio-political environment champions? Are we less willing to turn down the volume on the assault on human decency now […]

Therapist meets Narrative Nonfiction

An Author website! I feel giggly, like an excited teenager equally delighted and embarrassed by my pleasure. For over thirty years I have been a practicing psychotherapist devoted to the craft I love. I have reached a moment in my career where I have the pleasure and privilege to mentor, teach and consult to other […]