Lara’s Random Musings

By Lara Fielding Psy.D., Ed.M | Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Therapist-Psychologist: To-may-to, To-mah-to??? Most people seeking psychological and mental health services do not know the degree their clinician holds, or the difference between degrees. The generic term “therapist” is broadly applied to clinicians, regardless of degree. For example, it is not widely known that: The term “therapist” requires... Read More
By Anonymous | Tuesday, April 5, 2016
#TalkToMe Tati: A Survivor's Story of ResilienceThe tension had been brewing to a boiling point the day the Nazis came to collect young Elizabeth and her older sister. Dressed and packed with their best things, the trip began almost as an adventurous escape from the abusive constraints of their dictator father. Little did she know, this was the beginning of the long road of resilience. Why do... Read More
By Lara Fielding | Sunday, September 8, 2013
What is the first thing that goes through your mind when you think of a silent retreat? Is the idea compelling? Repelling? Is it one of those, “that sounds like a good thing to do, but awful!” like running a marathon, or some other monumental task. I was more like the last camp.    As a teacher and student of Mindfulness practices and... Read More