Shame and Social Anxiety

Shame and Social Anxiety

The history of humanity is marked with a single commonality – the need for community. Indeed, our oldest ancestors survived by banding together, discovering that sharing strength in numbers was the key to long life and happiness. It makes sense then that our...
Therapy For Loneliness

Therapy For Loneliness

Loneliness is a common feeling that we all might have experienced at one time or another, but you might be experiencing a more severe, crippling form of loneliness that can make it harder to be motivated, or be social, and otherwise function in your day-to-day life....
Relationship Problems and Therapy

Relationship Problems and Therapy

A relationship refers to a connection of two or more people who build enduring commitment to each other out of love. The partners habitually spend time together, share resources and support each other in times of need. Dr. Lynn Winsten, a Berkeley Psychologist &...
Help for Depression

Help for Depression

Depression is so common that it likely affects at least one person you know.  Some people are fortunate enough to be diagnosed with depression, but many others suffer without a diagnosis, wondering why they feel the way they do.  Depressive episodes can be short-term...
Life Transitions

Life Transitions

A life fully lived forces us to constantly adapt to change:  a new baby, a new relationship, marriage, divorce, illness, a new career, to name a few.  Each of these events causes stress to various degrees depending on how well we were biologically and physically and...

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