An Interview with Samantha Walsh What made you decide to enter this field? I struggled with learning disabilities as a child – I couldn’t read until I was 12-years-old – and experienced low self-esteem because of it. The only thing that made me feel good about myself was art; I was really good at it, […]
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“Perfectionism is a self-destructive and addictive belief system that fuels this primary thought: If I look perfect, live perfectly, and do everything perfectly, I can avoid or minimize the painful feelings of shame, judgment, and blame.” -Brene Brown The first time I heard about the term perfectionism was when I watched a Brene Brown shame […]
Self-Validation vs. InvalidationMany of us are our own worst critics, we hear our brains spit out judgmental and demeaning thoughts regularly throughout the day and think nothing of it. Despite the fact that our brains are hardwired for struggle and negativity as a means of survival, the longer the criticism goes on the more it […]
Dr. Larson was proud to be interviewed and featured in Glen Ellyn Living April 2018 Magazine Issue. Check out the interview today and learn more about Dr. Larson, Marvelous Minds and their unique psychological and neuropsychological services the Glen Ellyn community.