Thoughts

Imposter Syndrome VS Anxiety/Depression

Imposter Syndrome VS Anxiety/Depression

One definition of imposter syndrome states that individuals who struggle with this phenomenon sustains feelings of inadequacy despite the evidence of success. These individuals may also have internalized feelings of perpetual self-doubt. Because the tech industry can be very flexible in accepting employees with non traditional backgrounds, there is a significant group of people who [...]

Moving Notice 4/1/18

Starting April 1st, 2018, I will see clients in the Hobart Building. This move is just a block away, so it will be of minimal disruption to current clients. I am hoping that by choosing to stay in Financial District, I am allowing more access to those from the East Bay and Berkeley, as well [...]

Coping with Tragedies

Coping with Tragedies

A lot has been happening locally and globally. It may feel like these devastations are happening in higher frequency than before, and perhaps they are. While it is disheartening to see that these tragedies are occurring, let us not forget that there are many ways to grow from it, help our community and contribute for [...]

Cultivate Your Happiness

Cultivate Your Happiness

The top reason my clients begin therapy is to seek relief from high levels of stress and anxiety. When people are asked what they want to get out of therapy, most respond with just wanting to reduce their symptoms or not feel so overwhelmed and exhausted. While that is a great initial goal, I also [...]

Insurance Jargon

Insurance Jargon

Access Issues to Mental Health: Part 4 Insurance benefits can puzzle and confuse many members because of all the unfamiliar jargon and numbers. This blog will focus only on mental health benefits, which are often a separate coverage in addition to medical health coverage. These are the most often used terms that clients should know [...]