The Nigerian Dream

The Nigerian Dream

When I was a football fan in my youth, one of my favorite players was Christian Okoye, nicknamed the “Nigerian Nightmare.” The nickname derived from his birthplace as well as the fact that as a speedy running back and huge at 6’1, 260 pounds, he was a nightmare to...
Choosing the Right Professional

Choosing the Right Professional

I also discuss these concepts in the July episode of my podcast: The Shrink in Beverly Hills A number of people have asked me how to choose a therapist. So this article will contain some tips based on my experience as both a therapist and a patient. Goodness of fit...
Showboating in Sports and Performance

Showboating in Sports and Performance

Sport psychology is a field that is becoming increasingly popular with athletes of all levels. As a sports psychologist I work with athletes from a number of sports at a variety of different levels such as junior, college, pro, and recreational. I have worked a lot...