There is a warm softness in finding space to be still. I often notice how much I need this space a little too late. I guess it speaks to how much is buried in the unconscious. Recently, I've been exposing myself to a lot of psychodynamic works, and have been obsessed with listening to a … Continue reading Stillness


People that Surround You

It's incredible what a few words from someone you trust can do for you. Recently, I have been feeling disjointed at work. These highly structured and manualized therapies I'm learning about feel artificial, unnatural, and superficial at best. Something is missing in these treatments and I think it has something to do with connection. There … Continue reading People that Surround You


Reflecting on DBT and Mindfulness

As I begin my second year of child fellowship training, we have started a deep dive into dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) in our didactics series. This therapy is so intriguing to me, because it borrows concepts from Eastern philosophy and brings me newfound appreciation for my own cultural background. First and foremost, at the core … Continue reading Reflecting on DBT and Mindfulness