Julie and Julia Pursue their Dreams

We tend to equate creativity with some extraordinary talent that results in the ability to produce masterpieces. Julie and Julia shows that the creative path is quite different--it requires most of all a willingness to take risks, and pursue whatever passion you have with a dogged determination.

Mindfulness & Psychotherapy...or Mindlessness?

Mindfulness is now officially all the rage in psychotherapy and elsewhere, but does that really mean you need to rush out and sit still?  Or should you take a breath...and wait....

The Age of Psychiatric Diagnosis

Putting the complexity of human behavior into a box called a condition or diagnosis obviously provides some comfort to people.  A word or label makes something seem identifiable, understandable, perhaps even treatable.  I’m not against comfort or peace of mind.  If I could put it in a bottle and sell it, I could make enough money to help solve our financial crisis ...