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Your Brain on Threat: Demands and Expectations

On Medium:  Your Brain on Threat.

Lilly Sloane Interviews Me On Relationships

Check out Lily Sloan’s podcast about relationships, featuring yours truly, with references to such greats as Glennon Melton Doyle, Dan Wile, Terry Real and Stan Tatkin (not to mention Fig Newtons!).  Also see Lily’s podcast site, A Therapist Walks Into A Bar.

My Huffington Post Article on Work-Life

Thrilled to be published on HuffPo, via Psyched Magazine!  Click here to read my article on how overwork is harming families.

What I’m Reading Now

A few months ago I went through a wonderful “beginner’s sequence” of books exploring aspects of mindfulness and Buddhism, all of which I’d recommend for anyone interested in those topics.  Here they are: The Monk and the Philosopher – Jean Francois Revel and Matthieu Ricard A somewhat repetitive, but otherwise enjoyable and informative dialog between […]

10 Life Enhancing Things To Do At A Stoplight

My post in Psyched Magazine: 10 Stoplight Things

My Fall Newsletter on Sadness

I know: not a cheery topic.  But a good one to understand along with all the other emotions I’ve covered in my series.  This article includes some information on the essential process of repair in relationships.  Here’s the link:  Anatomy of Emotion – Sadness  (BTW, I don’t always post my newsletters.  If you want to […]

A Couples Therapist at the Movies – “Her”

 Spoiler alert: this may not be much of a review, and could negatively affect your impression of the movie “Her” if you have not yet seen it. And there are actually some spoilers. This article is probably better read after having seen the movie. or perhaps if you do not plan to see it at […]

Part 2 of Understanding Men

Recently published on Psyched in SF:  Understanding Men, Part 2:  The influence of male values on our society, and how to create an atmosphere in relationships with male-minded people that encourages empathy and emotional connection.

Lewis CK On Kids, Texting, and Feelings (Video)

He nails it on so many fronts:

Understanding Men Part 1

Here’s a new article for Psyched In SF: Understanding Men, Part 1 I’m going to be writing more now for other sources, so you may be seeing more links here to those places (rather than the text of the article itself). And in a similar vein came across this which totally fits: About Men From […]

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Top 10 psychologists in San Francisco, CA 2015

Congratulations to Robert Solley PhD for winning the 2015 Patients' Choice Awards in San Francisco Psychologist