• Getting ready for change
    It seems to me that October is "Getting ready for change" month.  Let me share my reasoning; in July and August most of us are trying to enjoy the good Read more
  • Beating ourselves up--why?
    After years of meeting with clients in therapy, and from reading literature, I am finding that there is a common thread holding depression and anxiety together.  It's that familiar, self Read more
  • If not now, when?
    Having trouble with procrastination?  We all do at some point but why do we struggle so much with those things that are so important to us?  Is it that we Read more
  • Meditation for the beginner
    For the beginner Meditation is not a natural thing for us.  If we are stressed the first thing we do is get agitated and move faster to reduce or remove the Read more
  • Meditation
    Meditation is the fine art of doing nothing, and I mean purposefully doing nothing. It is quite difficult at first. Once you practice it gets easier. Meditation is the practice Read more
  • Teletherapy helpful hints
    Hello!  Welcome to my blog.  My name is Patrick Matthews.  I have a Masters Degree in Counseling and I have been in the field of psychology for over 20 years. Read more
  • My thoughts about medication
    First of all, I am not a doctor. I cannot prescribe medications. What I am understanding so far is that if people are having problems sometimes they seek medication to Read more
  • Life under quarantine
    My first blog as a Psychotherapist Revealing the secrets of the universe one blog at a time I am writing a blog for the first time and I am slightly nervous. Who Read more

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