The Myth of Self Regulation and the Joy of Co-regulation

By Nicole Urdang | August 10, 2021
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When it comes to healing childhood trauma or any other psychological issue that creates disequilibrium, like anxiety, anger issues, or depression, the recommendation has always been to learn how to self regulate. This is still a crucial part of shoring up one’s resilience and ability to handle life’s challenges. But it is not the only […]

How Good Are You At Predicting Your Life?

By Nicole Urdang | May 17, 2021
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While walking this morning, it suddenly occurred to me that all the best things in my life were unimaginable before they happened. I never envisioned moving to Buffalo (completely by choice, if you’re wondering), hosting one of the first radio call-in counseling shows, mothering two children, becoming a yogi, or any number of life experiences […]

How To Maximize Your Therapy

By Nicole Urdang | April 13, 2009
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Going to therapy is just the first step.  Granted, it’s a big one, but if you don’t work on things between sessions you will reap fewer benefits. Here are a few tips to help you maximize your counseling experience: 1. Tell the truth.  It’s amazing how many people lie to their therapist.  Why? Some want […]