Mel Schwartz, LCSW

The Possibility Podcast Episode 006: Raising Resilient Children

Mel says, “As a culture we tend to focus on the achievement and success of our children but omit something far more important; their resilience.”… Continue reading The Possibility Podcast Episode 006: Raising Resilient Children

For the Sake of the Children

I’ve often heard people in conflicted and unhappy marriages claim that they are staying together for the sake of the children. Even if they do good… Continue reading For the Sake of the Children

Raising Resilient Children

As parents, no matter how devoted and nurturing we may be, our children often struggle with low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, and a host of other… Continue reading Raising Resilient Children

I’ll Be Happy When…

What is the source of happiness? We tend to assume that happiness will come from a future event. It typically depends upon something else happening.… Continue reading I’ll Be Happy When…

When Doing the Best You Can Becomes a Compulsion

Is it always a good idea to do the best you can do? This question came up recently in a therapy session and catalyzed me… Continue reading When Doing the Best You Can Becomes a Compulsion