Breaking the Chains: Addressing Toxic Masculinity, Generational Trauma, and Men’s Mental Health

In recent years, conversations about toxic masculinity, generational trauma, and men’s mental health have gained traction, shedding light on issues that have long been in the shadows. As a psychotherapist, I’ve seen firsthand the profound impact these factors have on men’s emotional well-being. This blog post aims to explore these themes and offer insights into…Read more

By larry in , on June 11, 2024

Building Stronger Relationships: The Power of John Gottman’s 5-to-1 Ratio

Conflict is an inevitable part of every marriage, but understanding how couples navigate it can be the key to a lasting and fulfilling relationship. Dr. John Gottman’s groundbreaking research, particularly the 5-to-1 ratio, offers valuable insights into what distinguishes happy couples from those facing turmoil. The 5-to-1 Ratio Explained: Dr. Gottman and Robert Levenson’s longitudinal…Read more

By larry in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 11, 2023

The Psychology of Pushing Beyond Your Comfort Zone: Playing Big, Not Small

In the realm of personal growth and self-improvement, there’s a fundamental concept that often gets discussed: pushing yourself beyond your comfort zone. It’s a term thrown around in many contexts, from business to sports to everyday life, but it holds a special place in the field of psychology. When we talk about venturing beyond our…Read more

By larry in , , , , , , , , on October 30, 2023

Keeping Your Mental Health in Balance While Working From Home

Maintaining mental health amid the stresses of working full time can be challenging enough on its own. Throw a pandemic into the mix and suddenly managing one’s mental health can become a monumental undertaking. Fear and uncertainty seem to be everywhere; these can lead to anxiety and/or depression which in turn, can affect every aspect…Read more

By larry in , , , , , , on November 6, 2020

Welcome! My name is Larry Borins and I’m here to help. If you’re struggling with depression, anxiety or challenges in your relationship, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s face it – COVID-19 Sucks. 2020 hasn’t been for the faint of heart. This added layer of stress makes it all the worse. Whether you’re feeling isolated,…Read more

By larry in , , , , on October 21, 2020



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