Is Online School Right For Your Child?

Our kids are getting ready to return to school after the summer break.  Living in Colorado there seems to be a big push for kids to “attend” school online.  There are pros and cons associated with online schools.  I have seen online schools be the most helpful for those kids who are unable to attend school for medical reasons.  Some …

Why Eating Disorders Aren’t Just About Control

As a psychologist working with individuals who struggle in their relationship with food; it feels frustrating when I hear others (especially other mental health providers!) saying that eating disorders happen to people because they are “controlling”.  Yes, I do think that many people who have an eating disorder often feel that many things in their life are out of their …

How Not To Gain Weight On Vacation

How Not To Gain Weight On Vacation Trusted Therapy, Inc Tonya McFarland, PsyD Licensed Clinical Psychologist 303-709-5897 1030 Johnson Rd, Suite # 280 Golden, CO  80401 trustedtherapy.com tonya@trustedtherapy.com Its summer time and many of us are looking forward to being able to get out of town for our summer vacations and enjoy some down time.  Do you tend to go …

Why Do I Always Crave The Same Food?

Trusted Therapy, Inc Tonya McFarland, PsyD Licensed Clinical Psychologist 1030 Johnson Rd, Suite # 280 Golden, CO  80401 303-709-5897 trustedtherapy.com tonya@trustedtherapy.com Why Do I Always Crave the Same Food? Trusted Therapy, Inc                             Tonya McFarland, PsyD.  For me it’s ice cream.  I can eat ice cream in the dead of winter or for breakfast.  So why is it that I like …

When Our Healers Hurt

Trusted Therapy, Inc Tonya McFarland, PsyD Licensed Clinical Psychologist 1030 Johnson Rd, Suite # 280 Golden, CO  80401 303-709-5897 trustedtherapy.com tonya@trustedtherapy.com When Our Healers Hurt After the recent mass casualty incidents in the United States during the past several years, I wonder how these experiences have impacted our healthcare professionals.  This topic has become of greater importance to me because …

Benefits of Pet Ownership

If you’ve ever worked with me or spent more than five minutes with me, you likely know the importance I place on my dogs.  Having grown up with multiple four legged pets throughout my childhood, I understand the benefits of sharing my life with these furry companions.  As a child I didn’t know the research behind pet ownership, but what …