Karmen Thulin, Psy.D., Psychologist Candidate Genuine, Collaborative, Focused Dr. Karmen Thulin believes in the power of collaboration between client and therapist to create meaningful, lasting change. People who work with Karmen experience her as warm and genuine, with a thirst for helping you to identify what needs to shift in order to live your life […]
In times of turmoil, I seek the wisdom of those who speak words of genuine hope. Hope for a world where love is at the center of all we do, with people making real efforts to express that love without discrimination. Pipe dream or not, humanity cannot hope to progress if we continue to forgo […]
By Joey Tadie, PhD Have you ever been in a situation at work, school, or in your relationships when you felt stumped? I imagine you would have liked to have as much information as you could get to help you understand and effectively address the challenge. You also might have wanted to know potential resources […]
A Powerful Approach to Assessment Did you know that Collaborative/Therapeutic Psychological Assessment can actually be a brief, intensive, yet highly efficient way to make positive changes in your life? A thorough assessment can help create a deeper understanding of yourself (or your child) and help you develop a clear game plan for how to improve […]
By Joey Tadie, PhD There are times when I look at our world and I feel profoundly discouraged. There is so much pain, anguish, hate, and intolerance that I sometimes wonder if we can ever overcome these powerfully negative forces. I think about the tragedies in Charlottesville and Barcelona, while also recalling many others such […]
By Dr. Joey Tadie There are few things more discouraging as a parent than watching your child suffer with a problem you know you can’t solve for them. You might have to watch your child go to the first day of kindergarten with their eyes wide with fear and tears. Perhaps you have to see […]
Remaining Self-Interested Being a father is exhausting (to put it mildly). Nevertheless, I meet many men who feel a tension to “not be selfish” and thus deny themselves the self-care that is necessary to survive the journey of fatherhood. I like to reframe the concept of “selfishness” to include the alternative possibility of being “self-interested.” […]
One of the more complex, but rarely highlighted periods of personal development occurs during our transition to adulthood. Whereas the age range for emerging adulthood can be debated, I tend to consider this particular stage as occurring from around sixteen years old up through one’s early thirties.
This weekly blog series offers a collection of diverse and effective coping techniques that can reduce stress, improve mental and emotional well-being, and perhaps make you even more effective in achieving your individual goals. Check back every Monday morning for the newest skill of the week.