Patient Inspired

Expanding Time

My patient sat quietly, his hands resting in his lap, gazing out the window.  Therapy.  We had already covered the major areas of life, the “what happened” between last week and this week…the status of his marriage, how work had been, golf.  We had discussed his levels of mood and anxiety, the fact that he

Patient Inspired*: "Some People Can’t Talk."

We were connecting over Skype, she in her temporary apartment in Chicago, me in my office in Newport Beach. The cold, bright sunlight flowed through her windows, lighting the tall table for two that was covered by a makeshift tablecloth. The cat, quietly present, weaved in and about the space, occasionally stepping across the keys