Behind the Mask: What the ‘Good Daughter’ of the Narcissistic Mother Would Tell You if She Could

As a psychotherapist treating Adult Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers, I see how her daughter, trapped in the role of the

Can Parents Love Each Child the Same and Treat Them Differently?

Readers of a certain age may recall the sibling comedy team called The Smothers Brothers and the classic line Tommy

How to Help Anxious Kids Adapt to Change

Nico loved having the same routine every day of the week. When his routine changed, he would get upset. His

5 Suggestions for Setting Realistic Expectations for Yourself

Everyone has expectations for themselves. We often assume these expectations are reasonable. Yet many of them are anything but. We

How Do You Know if You Have High or Low Self-Esteem?

The phrase “self-esteem” is thrown around frequently when discussing mental health. In the 70s, programs in public school systems encouraged