Blogs and Videos
3 Reasons You’re Playing Small as a Therapist
If you’re a therapist feeling stuck and not able to reach your potential, I want you to lean into these questions. Who benefits from you playing small? Who benefits from...Read More
Is your self-doubt a luxury?
I talk a lot about toxic self-doubt and its impact on therapist confidence and career. But recently I listened to my all new favourite podcast and heard “Self-doubt is a privilege”....Read More
Video: The Key Principles to Stand in Your Power as a Therapist.
There is no better feeling than Standing in Your Power as a therapist. That’s why I’m so passionate about coaching therapists to stand in their power too! In this short...Read More
Boundaries: the key to standing in your power
The key to standing in your power is boundaries. When it comes to boundaries, understanding the following three principles is important. 1. You are allowed to have boundaries 2. You...Read More
I can’t end therapy with clients. Therapist patterns that get in the way.
If you’re tired of feeling like you can’t say what you want to say, do what you want to do and you feel trapped in a cycle of disempowered interactions...Read More
Paper thin and buried deep is no way for therapists to feel
“Do you ever feel, feel so paper-thin Like a house of cards, one blow from caving in?” I listened to the character Satine in Moulin Rouge sing this last night....Read More
Are you a choosable therapist or a rockstar therapist?
A lot of coaches talk about finding your inner rockstar or making yourself the rockstar of your industry. They’ll even start calling you a rockstar when you work with them....Read More
The Power of Letting Go
What if instead of doing something more to thrive, you needed to stop doing something? For those of you who have been to my bootcamps or worked with me, you...Read More
Have I arrived yet?
Have I arrived? Am I a proper therapist yet? What training should I do? This is a question that is continuous for most therapists from the moment they decide they...Read More
Do you hate your self-doubt? Read this!
Do you hate your self-doubt? Read this. Over the weekend as I prepared for Befriending the Body, I had the same uncomfortable feeling that I get right before delivering something....Read More
This work matters
This work matters. At times this hits me more than others. Sometimes it can feel like what we do is a drop in the ocean especially when we are working...Read More
Can you let go of your need for your clients to change? Wisdom from a master therapist.
Being a passionate therapist can have its upsides and downsides. For me it’s been mostly upsides. In today’s newsletter, I want to share some insights I had after reading a...Read More
Bringing YOU into the therapy room
You dreamed of being a mental health professional. You trained. You worked hard. You may even still be paying off your student debts. Maybe now you’re employed in your dream...Read More
One sign you lack confidence in the therapy room
Confidence as a therapist is a goal of all mental health professionals and therapists. We know that confidence is required to make our cleints feel comfortable. And also, we know...Read More
Resentment and authenticity
Brene Brown has a great meme doing the rounds lately “choose discomfort over resentment”. Brene says it’s key to being authentic. And she’s right. Almost anywhere I can find therapists...Read More
A story about self-doubt
Here’s a little story about self-doubt from the very, very recent Nadene archives. I’m talking late January 2022. Yes, as recent as January 2022 I went through a massive wave...Read More
Stop the programmed orbit: you matter too
Someone at my yoga class who is also a health professional said to me “we’re all so tired at my work. Every year it’s like this, we just really need...Read More
Courage is more important than confidence
It’s taken me a while to get this. But… Courage is more important than confidence for therapists. What is courage as a therapist? There is no doubt that to be...Read More
Therapy magic: the journey continues
I packed up the therapy space I’ve worked in for close to 9 years yesterday. A wave of grief passed over me when it was done. All the conversations, the...Read More
How to allow yourself to grow as big as you can grow
I’ve been watching “The Movies that Made Us” on Netflix. So far I’ve watched the episodes on Back to the Future and Pretty Woman. What’s remarkable is how close both...Read More