SF Counseling Center

Our unconscious mind is responsible for organizing much more of our daily life and our perceptions than we normally understand. This post examines some of these elements and their impact on our daily lives.

The Family Life Cycle

An entire school of family therapy has arisen out of the work of Monica McGoldrick and Betty Carter, who introduced the concept …

Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)

FOMO - the Fear of Missing Out appears to be related to concerns of becoming irrelevant, being left behind, becoming 'less than'. We explore this concern.

Perhaps surprisingly, the first few years after college can bring new sources of stress and new challenges. This surprise adds to the difficult nature of these years.

Pixar’s new film “Inside Out” seems to be creating quite the stir in the therapy community. Most clinicians in our field tend …

Attachment style plays an important role in how we navigate socially and form and maintain relationships.

A friend and colleague told me today that she uploaded a new operating system to her phone and lost all of her …

Most people occasionally experience insomnia.  Today life is faster than it was a generation ago and we have much less barrier between …

A student's project reveals a great deal about the complications if the grief process. For example, sometimes a tattoo can become an interference in the grieving process.

Passive-Aggressiveness

A colleague who runs a clinic recently attended a management seminar.  She described one point about passive-aggressiveness in the work place, and …