About the Indispensability of Hope

How often have I heard people in my office say, “I have lost all hope” or “We have given up hope” as a way of summarizing their experience at this moment: “We have no more energy to go forward”. People feel trapped, unable to move on, frightened by what inevitably seems to happen – to them, to a loved…

Fragmented Lives

Expanding the Conversations at Princeton Family Institute

It may seem to be an odd time to start a series of occasional blog posts about life, about therapy, about individuals and couples and families, about relationships and health and well-being, and about everything in-between written…

A Crisis in the Family is a Family in Crisis

“Doctor, I don’t know what to do! Our 16-year-old, Alex, is driving us crazy. He doesn’t respect our rules. We can’t make him do his homework or come home on time. We’re worried about his two younger sisters, because his behavior upsets them. Last Saturday Alex came home drunk. My husband is ready…