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 [...]

Money Talks: Part 1 “Consciously Coupling” Your Finances

One of the most significant stressors in any couple’s relationship is money. Money can be a driving force for serious conflict in a relationship or marriage, and is among the top three most common contributors [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|Categories: Couples Counseling, Relationship|0 Comments

Social Media and Self-Esteem: Avoiding the Comparison

Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Snap Chat. Social media is taking over, and it’s making a big impact on our day-to-day lives, but most importantly, on our self-esteem. We compare, we get anxious, rinse and repeat. It [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety, Women's Counseling|0 Comments

Therapy Anxiety: What To Expect When You’re Expecting (To Try Therapy)

I see many clients in my practice that have never been to therapy before, and fear the experience and are uncertain about what to expect. Many clients question the process, and are anxious to understand [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety|0 Comments

Premarital Therapy: Why Everyone Should Be Doing It

Divorce rates continue to remain high, and the impact of entering into a marriage without knowing enough about your partner can be significant. Many couples think about the possibility of couples counseling in their future, [...]

By | October 22nd, 2016|Categories: Relationship|0 Comments

Transitioning to Motherhood: Taking Care of Your Baby and YOURSELF TOO!

Becoming a mother is something that many women look forward to, and throughout pregnancy, many soon to be mother’s try to imagine what their lives will look like once their child is born. Many women [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: Women's Counseling|0 Comments


Therapy can be a powerful tool for anyone looking to improve their lives and their relationships.