Category Archives: Ricki Geiger, LCSW is a psychotherapist in private practice for over 34 years. She can help you unravel difficult emotions and make meaningful change.
This is a time in our history that will have indelible effects on our lives and future generations. Coping with COVID has created many challenges; dealing with quarantine has not been easy and people feel trapped, anxious, scared and hopeless. All … Continue reading
One of the ongoing challenges of everyday life is how to handle disappointment.Life is full of them. They happen regardless of how well we try to prevent them.Allowing oneself to feel the bad feeling and allowing it to pass through … Continue reading
MAKING time for quiet is essential to one’s well being. Being with quiet allows one’s mind topause and relax; and thoughts and feelings reign free unemcumbered by the busyness of every day life. It isn’t always easy to separate from … Continue reading
And how we need it…more than ever. In a time full of strife, suffering and conflict; being kind with ourselves and others can combat the uncontrollable facets of our lives. Perhaps a National Kindness Day; March on Washington. Whenthere is … Continue reading
It seems to be the word a lot of people are using these days. What is balance? Balance is the capacity to hold present anxiety, fears, bad feelings and thoughts with an awareness that we can’t control the next moment, … Continue reading
Living with uncertainty causes fear in many people. What will happen tomorrow and the day after? Although uncertainty is a natural part of life and always present for everyone; making changes may be especially hard when the future is simply … Continue reading
Defintion: the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. Humans can endure a lot.The passage of time coupled with mental and physical strength make us all resilient during stressful times.Holding this challenge is hard at times, making some want to … Continue reading
There are things we don’t want to happen, but we have to accept; things we don’t want to know but we have to learn; and people whom we can’t live without, but we have to let go.
Avoidance is the hope that with time and unconsciousness the painful unresolved feelings or issue will go away. But, we know, it never does and all too often, avoiding what needs to be addressed makes the problem worse. Avoidance is fueled … Continue reading