Does Therapy Work?

People often go to a psychotherapist and are disappointed. The problem, unfortunately, isn’t high expectations, so much as vague expectations. As I wrote in my first book, ‘Effective Therapy,’ ‘Psychotherapy is the misunderstood stepchild of American medicine. Erroneously stereotyped by … Continue reading


Halloween rituals have always fascinated me. Psychologically, the custom of dressing up in costumes asks (and answers) many questions. The religious and mystical foundations supposedly stem from the ancient belief that if you disguise yourself on this special night, a … Continue reading