Four Ways to be More Mindful During the Holidays

As we approach the peak of the holiday season, we can take a moment to be thankful for another year and time well spent with our loved ones. The holidays come with wonderful opportunities to slow down and enjoy moments with your family, but they often can come at [...]

How Much is Too Much Cuddling?

Whether you are mid scoff wondering "who this wacky therapist is claiming negative impacts of cuddling," or the other type, scanning your week to pinpoint all the potentially “too-much” cuddling you may have done, let's pause. Allow me to pull the release valve: cuddles are allowed, abound, and wonderful. [...]

Reflections of a Couples Therapist

Monogamy and Polyamory: Reflections of a Couples Therapist By: Raia Kogan Every week, I sit with a dozen diverse couples, each in a unique expression of intimate partnership. Every couple chooses a slightly different container, a different set of boundaries, expectations, and commitments. Every individual enters romantic relationships with [...]