The Pitfalls & Perks of NYE Resolutions

fireworks over a body of water

A lot of psychotherapists write about how New Year's Eve (NYE) resolutions are a set-up and you shouldn't make them. Sometimes the alternative is a word of the year or a mantra or setting up a goal each month, rather than focusing on the whole year. I have gone back and forth myself on the concept of a resolution. Yet,...[ read more ]

How to Find a Therapist in Miami & Plantation

So you need to find a therapist. Maybe you have just gone through relocation and moved here from somewhere completely different. Maybe you had a therapist you really connected with back home. Maybe you've never tried therapy before, but something is telling you now is the time. Finding a therapist is not such a simple task. There are a lot...[ read more ]

What No One Tells You About Therapy (But Should!)

It is said we fear the unknown, which is why many people shy away from receiving therapy. It can be intimidating walking into your therapist’s office for the very first time, not knowing what to expect. On the flip side, some people assume they know everything about therapy and can be quite surprised. The thing is, though therapy is not as stigmatized...[ read more ]

How to Tell if Therapy is Right for You

When it comes to your physical health, it’s pretty easy to know whether or not you need to see a doctor. If you catch a cold, there’s really no need to make an appointment; however, if you break your ankle, you need to immediately get to an emergency room. But when it comes to your mental and emotional health, things...[ read more ]

How to Tell if You’re a Highly Sensitive Person

First things first, let's clarify this idea of being "sensitive." In some cultures and sub-cultures (e.g. families, communities, schools) there may have been messages that being "sensitive" means you "can't take a joke", or you get your feelings hurt "too easily" and that's said to the person with a judgemental tone. Being a highly sensitive person, is actually not a...[ read more ]

Planners: The Love, The Organization

I often don't need the new year to have a feeling of freshness to my life. I've mentioned this before. I enthusiastically use the first of the month as a new beginning. . . or it's also a great way to reframe the concept of Mondays. However, one part of the new year that feels particularly special is getting a...[ read more ]

 

Karin Lawson

2312 Wilton Drive, Suite 22
Wilton Manors, FL 33305

karin@drkarinlawson.com
954-336-4049