Category Archives: Tics & Habit Disorders


World Bedwetting Day: Creating Negative Expectations?

May 31, 2022, is World Bedwetting Day. Is that a good name for this day? I don’t think so! Because, as my teacher and mentor, Michael Yapko, PhD, taught me, “What you focus on, you amplify.” Do you want to focus on something negative, or on something positive? If I tell you, “Don’t think of […]

Do or Do Not…There is No Try

How This Unique Approach For Treating Hard-To-Solve Conditions Is Different From Anything Else You’ve Tried “Do…or do not.  There is no try.” This iconic quote is from Yoda, in Star Wars Episode V:  The Empire Strikes Back. * And it often applies to many of my patients and families. By the time I see patients, […]