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Archives for February, 2016


Social Anxiety vs. Shyness: How to Recognize the Signs of Social Phobia in Adolescence

In my practice, I’ve worked with many teenagers and young adults whose primary presenting concern is social anxiety. That may not be why they come to seek treatment, however. Often, it is because of the consequences of the disorder - depression, inability to be successful in the world, feelings of isolation, increased anxiety, inability to engage with people in a meaningful way, etc.
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7 Things Sigmund Freud “Nailed” About Love & Sex

If there is one thing that almost all of my patients speak about in psychoanalytic psychotherapy in one shape or form, it's LOVE. Am I really lovable? How do I make my relationship work? Why can't I find a stable partner? Is there something I am doing wrong? Sound familiar? Maybe you are one of the few people out there who doesn't ask themselves similar questions.

Either way, we all NEED to feel loved, especially around Valentine's Day. Love, sex, fantasies, and relationships are on our minds today...
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