Coaching, Counseling and Consulting
Just because you're smart doesn't mean your life is problem-free. I help bright, technical or "geeky" guys overcome their anxiety and succeed in dating, at work, and with friends.
In my own life, I've struggled with these issues in the past. I consider myself geeky and that mindset, while full of advantages in technology and industry, can cause problems in other areas of our lives..
A few guiding principles define how I work with my clients:
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From the Blog
Scoring well on quizzes and exams is one of the biggest anxieties my college-age clients face. Students know they're supposed to study, but sometimes, even after putting their head in the books for hour after hour, grades remain low. The truth is that studying as we commonly understand it is a poor way to prepare for exams.
You Notice an Attractive Woman Across the Room; Here's What Happens Next:
Of all the social challenges we face as males, approaching available women has to be one of the most confusing. It's completely understandable that guys want to know the answer to "what do I say to her?"
Do Smartphones Make us Dumb People?
Now that we depend on our smartphones to hold our address books, we no longer need to physically punch out phone numbers to call someone. Are we less able to remember anything now that our phones are remembering almost everything?
Phone-Life Balance: Using Mindfulness to Reconnect with Your Real Self and Your Real Life
In this guest post, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Amanda Bowers Carver pinpoints where many of us go wrong with our phones and shares some no-nonsense steps to get off the phone and back into life.
Can Your Relationship Survive Internet Porn?
Long-term romantic relationships were never easy, but Internet pornography is now becoming a problem for all too many couples. The key to defeating online smut is to understand and counter its allure.
Xbox-Attention is not Homework-Attention
A mystery for parents: how can a child who can play video games for hours without so much as a bathroom break be unable to focus on homework for 15 minutes? The easy answer is that video games are “cool” and entertaining and homework is anything but. However research tells us something deeper.