Author: Alexis Tomarken

“Hello, Can You Hear Me?”: Therapy on Zoom

Isolation, mass illness, death, unemployment, and closed schools have moved people out of the initial phase of panic and anxiety of what is to come to the demoralized place of what has arrived—nothingness. 

Suicide Survivorship: The Risks of Silence and Shame

This week, one cherub-faced, auburn-eyed child of seven asks me, “Why doesn’t anyone talk to me about my dad?”  Precocious and pained, this little girl became a suicide survivor last year when her father ended his life.   She is just beginning to unravel the details of what happened to him. At the same time, she… Read more »