Motherhood Series Part 2: Motherhood and Balance

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 private practice.  Balance. It’s one of those elusive things that mothers feel that we should have.We watch movies, TV shows, and read books about perfect moms all the [...]

By | 2018-01-07T06:54:20+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christmas, Hannukah, New Years, OH MY!

As we approach the holiday season, many of us are anticipating the family gatherings, the abundance of food and drinks, the gifts, the parties, and quite commonly, the stress! The time between Thanksgiving and New Years Day is often filled with celebration, but can also be filled with stress related to travel, finances, and family [...]

By | 2018-01-07T06:54:21+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Anxiety, Relationship, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Stress of Success

By: Larisa Garski, LMFT  In our modern Western society, we tend to equate success with positive emotions: joy, excitement, security. But there can be a shadow side to success. Whether we are experiencing accomplishments at work, at home, or out on the town, success brings with it an increase in responsibilities and an increased demand [...]

By | 2018-01-07T06:54:21+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 training in the following diagnoses: Infertility, Grief and Loss, Anxiety, Depression, Adoption, ASD, ADHD, OCD. Larisa enjoys working with individuals, [...]