Relationships and More

If you're an expat and all you see online about what it's like to live in another country are the insta-filtered versions of events, well, I'm here to tell you: I see you. It's okay to be not okay. Instead of trying to avoid these negative feelings, lean into them, hear what they're trying to tell you.

If you were to ask someone what are some healthy relationship characteristics, they might say trust, honesty, respect, affection, partnership... the list goes on and on. All those are important and can help foster a healthy relationship, but what I want to propose here are four fundamental characteristics on which relational health can be built on....

My clients often ask me how much it actually helps to talk about and vent their feelings, and say that their bad feelings remain even after a few sessions. So, what exactly is the point of paying a professional to listen to their problems?

As mental health professionals, we take into account a person's bio-psycho-social factors, genetic makeup, and life experiences. We use the information provided by clients to understand how they develop their worldview, habitual thought patterns, coping mechanisms, as well as underlying sense of self, others, and the world in general. We aim to...