Mel Schwartz, LCSW

The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 015: The Moment That Changed My Life

In this episode Mel shares a personal life-altering experience that both challenged his identity and yet also provided an opportunity for his deeper growth. He… Continue reading The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 015: The Moment That Changed My Life

The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 012: Why We Struggle With Change

How we view personal change and what we believe about the change process will inform the story of our life. In this episode of The Possibility… Continue reading The Possibility Podcast With Mel Schwartz Episode 012: Why We Struggle With Change

Self Esteem or Other Esteem?

In my previous article, Self-Esteem: A Missed Diagnosis, I proposed that a devaluation of one’s self lies at the heart of most psychological and emotional… Continue reading Self Esteem or Other Esteem?

Would You Like to Be the Partner I Want You to Be?

In my role as a relationship therapist, I’ve begun prompting couples to ask their partners, “Would you like to be the person that I’m asking… Continue reading Would You Like to Be the Partner I Want You to Be?

Turning Crisis into Opportunity

Crises come into our lives, no matter how we may try to avoid them. They are troubling, unwanted experiences or events that take us out… Continue reading Turning Crisis into Opportunity

Breaking Free from Your Comfort Zone

Our Most Intimate Relationship The most intimate relationship we will have in our lives is not with our parents, our spouses, our children or closest… Continue reading Breaking Free from Your Comfort Zone