Psychotherapy Blog

Welcome to my Psychotherapy Blog!

I believe in the power of psychotherapy to radically transform people so I write from my own excitement with the hopes that it may spark inside of you a curiosity, a grander vision of what is possible in your life and that you feel inspired to invest in a supportive relationship like psychotherapy. You can read more of my writing at

Traci Ruble's List of Mental Health Resources in San Francisco

Quoted in The Wall Street Journal on Men In Couples Therapy


Passion In Long Term Monogamous Relationships


Strength and Vulnerability Go Hand in Hand: Psychotherapy for First Timers

Normal Hero

F&%k Positive Thinking

Traci Ruble offers Online Therapy

Is “Friending” Your Ex On Facebook A Good Idea?

We Need Each Other

Championing Your Weirdness

Normal Hero

The Stigma Associated With Human Suffering


What I Wish Sheryl Sandberg Had Titled Her Book


How Do We Stop Self-Sabotaging?

No One Was Smiling Today: San Francisco Feeling The Boston Marathon Tragedy


Are You Above Average Or Good Enough?


Needy People: How to Cope With Neediness At Work or In Love

Couples Therapy Improving Relationships

Why Couples Therapy Rocks and Everyone Should Go!

Being with discomfort is a stretch but the aliveness on the other side is worth it!

Do I Have to Feel This? I don’t want to feel feelings.


What is Our Part? How We Impact Our Relationships and Communities

Disconnected: Political Conversation, Couples Therapy and Community

Men in Psychotherapy: Left Out of the Conversation?


Parenting Is Not the Hardest Job in the World

Going Home: Adult Children of Divorce Step Out of the Legacy

Launching: Support in Finding Our Professional Voice and Growing A Therapy Practice

Psychotherapy as American Cheese Maker

Every Ouch Deserves A Hug: Taking Care of Our Young Feelings

Are Marriage and Sex Compatible?