3 Things People Should Know About Grief

As a therapist I have sat face to face with people during some of the darkest and most painful moments of their lives. When I was just starting out, I have to be honest, grief used to make me uncomfortable. I always wondered what can I possibly say that could help? What can I do to lessen [...]

By |2019-11-19T16:25:26+00:00November 18th, 2019|Heidi Kalman|0 Comments

How EMDR Can Help You Move Forward

So often I hear these words from my clients: "I just cannot get past this". The "this" that they are trying to move past can take on many forms. It can be something as severe as childhood abuse/trauma. Or, it can be something seemingly minor, like an embarrassing incident at work. Struggling to move [...]

By |2019-05-14T20:45:20+00:00December 8th, 2017|Heidi Kalman, trauma|0 Comments

Understanding “Pressure Points” in our Relationships

As a therapist who often works with couples or individuals with relationship issues, it is fascinating to see the patterns that emerge. We all have them. It seems in every relationship we are in, varieties of the same issues come into play. Of course, depending on the intensity of the relationship the trait can [...]

By |2019-05-14T20:47:40+00:00September 25th, 2017|Heidi Kalman, pain points, relationships, trauma|2 Comments

6 Things Your Therapist Wishes She Could Tell You ( And Make You Really Believe)

6 Things Your Therapist Wishes She Could Tell You ( And Make You Really Believe)  1) I've been there too.  As therapists, we are taught about the dangers of revealing too much of our own experiences. It is not that we are super secretive, it is that sharing too much may taint your experience and influence your feelings, [...]

By |2019-05-14T21:05:00+00:00May 26th, 2017|Heidi Kalman, therapy|0 Comments

5 Simple Ways to Incorporate Mindfulness Practice into Your Life

5  Simple Ways to Incorporate Mindfulness Practice into Your Life By: Heidi Kalman, LCSW Life can be very chaotic and stressful at times. Mindfulness practice can help you use these difficult times to your advantage. It is like exercise for the mind. The more you practice, the stronger you become. Mindfulness is not about "living [...]

By |2019-05-14T21:06:50+00:00December 15th, 2016|Heidi Kalman|1 Comment