Blog: Cackles from the Crone’s Nest

“Why can’t I stop being worried, anxious, depressed, panicked, agitated and angry?”

  This is a question I ask myself multiple times each day. Most clients come to see me because they are asking themselves the same questions, and they find that their suffering from anxiety related to living in the world, and especially, in our American culture, seems insurmountable. Our culture valorizes and encourages competitiveness, material … Continue reading “Why can’t I stop being worried, anxious, depressed, panicked, agitated and angry?”

White Woman Boots

It was August 12th, and I was driving through the desert to the Paiute-Shoshone Reservation in Fallon, Nevada, to see a family who had been ordered to receive family therapy by the county child protective services agency. It seemed fitting to be driving in the desert where the temperatures soared above 100 degrees, and the … Continue reading White Woman Boots

The Good Enough Mother

We don't talk often enough about the secret we keep so well hidden that we aren't sure we can really make it through mothering and that we hate it so much sometimes that we want to just run and run, far away into the shadows of the badlands where she can ride motorcycles, wear leather, swear, spit and not wear underwear.