Historically, I’ve had the unreasonable expectation that I should know how to do something novel, and be able to do it well on my first try. “Wow, what I disappointment I was to myself, time and time again!” ⠀⠀Having this expectation meant that I am doomed to fail, because it is not possible for me to achieve “success” on every new task. And of … Read More Starting over by Dr. Munn, therapist for ambitious girls and women located in the peninsula.
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Selfcare Tip by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online and on-site therapist for women located in the peninsula.
Professional women have to be intentional about attending to our selfcare. One way is by being present with our internal and external experiences. Here, I can feel the pace of my heart slowing down, the sun beaming against my face, the breeze gliding against my cheeks, the sound of voices and laughter from locals and tourists surrounding me, and the sight of what looks … Read More Selfcare Tip by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online and on-site therapist for women located in the peninsula.
I’ve been asked a number of times, how do you deal with suffering? My response is, “laughter.” I think laughter is the antidote to pain and suffering. Therefore, it’s important to balance the stress of living with laughter and lightheartedness. After-all, life seems too short to dwell and live in past sufferings, particularly when we have a choice. I know it’s easier said than … Read More Laughter as self care by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC
Professional women often have a very difficult time expressing their thoughts and emotions to others because that would mean being vulnerable and being perceived as weak. Saying what’s on your mind isn’t weakness, in fact, it exudes courage and strength. Your thoughts and feelings are incredibly valuable and worthy of being heard. When we let go of our self-criticism and the unobtainable standards we … Read More Say what’s on your mind by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC
Hi there! I’m Dr. Munn, online therapist for professional women and on-site therapist for adolescents in Mountain View, CA. I provide online counseling anywhere in CA, and in person counseling in Mountain View. I love working with professional women to improve their confidence and self esteem and am very passionate about helping families to address interpersonal conflict and improve communication. If you’re located in … Read More Therapy for professional women and adolescents by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC
Six tips to help your child self soothe Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online therapist and coach for professional women and child and adolescent therapist in Mountain View, CA. We often expect teenagers to do more than they’re capable of. Research indicates that the prefrontal cortex is not fully formed until mid 20s, the area responsible for emotional regulation, self-control, planning, organizing, time … Read More Six tips to help your child self soothe by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC
Self-criticism and what to do about it by Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, MSW, PPSC, online therapist and coach for professional women and child and adolescent therapist in Mountain View, CA. Our brains are wired to remember negative experiences for survival. When we have salient recollections of things and situations that have caused us harm, we instinctually avoid them in the future. While this instinct … Read More Self-criticism and what to do about it
How to calm your child by Dr. Munn, Child & Adolescent Therapist in Mountain View, CA & Online Therapist & Coach for Women with ADHD, Anxiety & Depression. When children and teens are having a meltdown, their amygdala, which is responsible for quickly processing and expressing emotions, and part of the “downstairs” brain, is activated, making it hard to self-soothe, think rationally, and make … Read More How to calm your child by Dr. Munn, child & adolescent therapist
Healthy self-esteem development in children and adolescents by Dr. Munn Saechao, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA and Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color Dear parents, no matter how much your child or teen is interested in their peers, they still need your unconditional attention and the experience of being heard by you. Taking the time to check in with them … Read More Healthy Self-Esteem Development in Children and Adolescents