Time to Travel

Hello there, It is that time of year for me to take a step back from work and my daily life. I would like to invite you to share in my vacation photos! This year I am exploring Paris. If you have any suggestions on where to go let me know! Click here to follow my other blog. Wishing you well, EricRead more

Signs of an Emotional Bully 

By Eric Perry, PhD-c “Sticks and stones will break my bones but words will never hurt me.” ~Anonymous I wish the above quote was true. Unless we are machine or lack human emotions, words and actions have a profound effect on the way we feel about ourselves and the world around us. In our current society we have become hyper-aware and sensitive to bullying. We are quick to notice this taboo behavior in others and readily condemn it. It is possible thatRead more

How To Spot Deception

By Eric Perry, PhD-c Audio version | Click here “He who has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.” ~Sigmund Freud In my profession it is important to know if someone is lying to me or more importantly to themselves. Whether it is a small lie or a malicious lie, everyone liesRead more

Signs of Collective Narcissism

By Eric Perry, PhD-c Audio version | Click here “In the final analysis I believe in man in spite of men.” ~Elie Wiesel I recall as a young boy thinking of girls as alien beings inhabiting the same planet but playing by a whole different set of rules. They were seen as the enemy and I was convinced that boys were superior to girls. I recall my sister arguing that boys had cooties and that girls rule. I believe sheRead more

How Therapy Helps with Grief & Loss

By Eric Perry, PhD-c “The whole world can become the enemy when you lose what you love.” ~Kristina McMorris The cycle of life is both beautiful and heartbreaking. From the moment of our birth we share a common destiny with the rest of the world. The mortality that connects us makes life that much more remarkable. Knowing that death awaits us and our loved ones may be a haunting and difficult thought to bear. Truly, one of the most difficultRead more

5 Amazing Benefits of Classical Music🎼

By Eric Perry, PhD-c Audio version | Click here “Music is the universal language of mankind” ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Around my house I am known as the music man. I have the habit of walking around with my iPhone in my pocket playing music on Spotify. I love all music because it makes me feel happy and alive. Research shows that classical music is exceptionally beneficial for your brain and overall health. The way classical music affects the brain is universal regardlessRead more

How to Get Help When You’re On a Budget

By Eric Perry, PhD-c Therapy can be costly. But, there are resources that can help you even if you are on a budget. Mental health professionals are generally people who entered the field of psychology because they wanted to help others. Don’t let your budget stand between you and the help you need, because we won’t. Here are some avenues to try if you are feeling emotionally stuck and financially handicapped, but haven’t reached out for help. 1. Group therapy Group therapyRead more

5 Important Qualities of Leadership

By Eric Perry, PhD-c Audio version | Click here “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” ~John Quincy Adams Whether we are trying to lead a country or a household, we must remember it is both a privilege and a challenge to be given an opportunity to lead. Leaders are not born, but molded by the waves of life. Daily life truly is the best classroom and we must treat everyRead more

How to Have Healthy Alone Time

By Eric Perry, PhD-c Audio version | Click here “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~ Aristotle When was the last time you had a day to yourself? If you are like most people it was probably a while ago. We live in a world where we are constantly bombarded by external stimuli. All of the noise has caused many of us to lose touch with our inner voice. Whether it is five minutes or an hour, havingRead more