Blog 2018-01-18T01:12:35+00:00


Motherhood Series Part 2: Motherhood and Balance

January 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Our motherhood series continues with a wonderful collaboration with Dr. Samantha Sweeney, a licensed psychologist in Washington, DC who works with children, families, and adults in her [...]

Motherhood Series Part 1: Coping with Postpartum Anxiety

December 21st, 2017|0 Comments

To kick off our motherhood series, I am pleased to share a piece from Carly McDade, MS, RYT, a Family Therapist and Yoga Teacher in the greater [...]

Self-Care for the Selfless: Part 2

December 10th, 2017|0 Comments

 As the holidays approach, there is no better time to take care of yourself and your emotions. The holidays tend to bring up a lot-quickly draining  your [...]

Self-Care for the Selfless: Part 1

December 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Self-Care, a buzz word these days, but how do we actually take care of ourselves?  We have [...]

Christmas, Hannukah, New Years, OH MY!

November 29th, 2017|0 Comments

As we approach the holiday season, many of us are anticipating the family gatherings, the abundance of [...]

The Stress of Success

October 24th, 2017|0 Comments

By: Larisa Garski, LMFT  In our modern Western society, we tend to equate success with positive emotions: [...]

Am I Getting Enough Sleep?

June 4th, 2017|0 Comments

By Larisa Garski, LMFT In practice, most of us know that we need more sleep than we’re getting [...]

I’m just so sick . . . of Tinder

May 26th, 2017|0 Comments

By: Larisa Garski, LMFT When it comes to dating in the 21st century, it’s a brave new [...]

The Power of Change

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

By: Larisa Garski, LMFT Change might be one of life’s most frustrating experiences. It often sounds like [...]

Clinician Spotlight: Larisa Garski, LMFT

Empowered Therapy, Inc. would like to welcome Larisa Garski, LMFT to our staff. Larisa specializes in the following areas: Geek-focused narrative therapy, anxiety/depression treatment, relationship therapy, couples therapy, co-parenting counseling, and family therapy. Larisa has specific [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety, Couples Counseling, Relationship, Uncategorized, Women's Counseling|0 Comments

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year, And I’m Anxious!

The holiday season is upon us, and many of us are already scrambling to find the perfect gifts, create a menu for our holiday meal, decorate our homes, and maintain some self-care in between. Although [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety|0 Comments

Money Talks: Part 2 Co-Mingling Your Assets

One of the biggest decisions couples make is merging their finances. Many couples do not recognize the emotion implications of co-mingling their assets, but decisions about money are strongly tied to our value system. In [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Categories: Couples Counseling, Relationship|0 Comments


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