Bion and Beyond CovidMay 24, 2022Read more
In this article, I probe into a therapeutic approach developed by Winfred Bion, a British Psychoanalyst, and discuss how his ideas inform my treatment, especially now, in a semi-post-Covid environment.
The Covid-19 Pandemic: Creating MemoriesMay 6, 2021Read more
How do we translate traumatic events into memories and how does sharing them help us heal?
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: February 22 – 28, 2021February 22, 2021Read more
The theme for 2021 is for Every Body to Have a Seat at the Table.
Expert Breathing, Practice BreathingJanuary 6, 2021Read more
If we are all expert breathers from birth, what’s all the recent fuss about breathing as a skill, an art, a practice?
Black Lives Matter. Look Around.July 28, 2020Read more
My mind is exploding with more questions than answers about systemic racism.
SOS: Save Yourself First When Addressing Relationship ConflictJune 24, 2020Read more
Is it possible for relationship conflict to be resolved between partners without rage?
JuneteenthJune 19, 2020Read more
In honor of my clients who are People of Color, I would like to recognize Juneteenth and the Black Lives Matter movement. This is an important date and my full support is with you.
[VIDEO] How to Make Them See It Your Way – Communicating with Your Ex About Parenting DecisionsMay 13, 2020Read more
Do you have trouble working through parenting decisions with your ex? If you answered yes, you may want to watch this video.
How to Make Them See It Your WayMay 2, 2020Read more
Please join Anderson & Boback Family Law Attorneys and me for an existing Facebook Live Talk on ‘How to Make Them See It My Way’.
Transforming Instant Love into Lasting Love During a PandemicApril 29, 2020Read more
After endless weeks of shelter in place, is your partner beginning to get crusty around the edges?
Mountain Moving: Barriers to Change and How to Overcome ThemMarch 10, 2020Read more
“Mountain movers are actively engaged in a process of change, busily transforming themselves and tackling obstacles that lie in their way.”
Caroline Steelberg Named PWCC Member of the MonthJanuary 27, 2020Read more
Recently, Caroline Steelberg was named Member of the Month by Professional Women’s Club of Chicago (PWCC).
Why Am I Sorry?October 8, 2019Read more
What makes a person feel the need to say “I’m sorry”? Think about it. When do you say “I’m sorry” to others? Do women say “I’m sorry” more often than men?
A Case for HobbiesJuly 22, 2019Read more
What’s so important about hobbies, and why make a case for them? Out of curiosity, I decided to research their psychological benefits.
The Secret for a Healthy Sex Life? Cultivate DesireMay 22, 2019Read more
What do you really need to have a healthy sex life? Passion? Pleasure? Desire? If you had to pick one, which would it be? Passion?
Scream! Go Ahead, Let It Out. I Want to Hear You SCREAM!February 7, 2019Read more
In the past year, more people have come into my office telling me they want to scream than I’ve ever experienced before.0
Symptoms and Remedies to Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder in Your PartnerJanuary 11, 2019Read more
You’ve dressed for success with your partner, but they’re just not giving you the attention you desire.
There We AreNovember 2, 2018Read more
In the past week, several people from different areas of my life– a colleague, a relative and a client have all uttered the same phrase to me, “There we are.” Okay, I think to myself. There we are. But where is “there”?
What Will Be Your Legacy?May 22, 2018Read more
A friend visited recently whom I’ve known since college. She told me that she’s trying to determine what to do with the next 30 years, or, the last third of her life.
Best Marriage Advice by 75 Experts for a Rock Solid RelationshipMarch 12, 2018Read more
Every marriage has a share of highs and lows. While there is no trouble getting through the blissful moments, overcoming marital problems is rather challenging.
Anxiety in Relationship- Should You Clean It or Leave It?December 16, 2017Read more
“Shall I wash those dishes or leave them in the sink? Do I care? Will my partner care?”
Voyage.com Article on Caroline SteelbergOctober 6, 2017Read more
Meet Caroline Steelberg Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist with offices in downtown Chicago and the northside.
Seven Year Itch or Ten Year Hump? Is There Any Truth to Marital Milestones?October 5, 2017Read more
A trusted mentor once told me that if a couple can meet the ten-year marital milestone, the chances of marriage survival are very good.
Caregiving TodayJune 27, 2017Read more
Recently, I visited an old friend in Lexington, Kentucky. She suffers from early onset dementia and was moved to a memory care unit there a year ago by family.
A Working Understanding of Gender FluidityApril 27, 2017Read more
There’s so much in the news about gender identity that it shouldn’t have surprised me to pedal up to a group of giggling teens along the Chicago lakefront, only to realize that the group of girls was a group of boys.
The Trump Administration and Brain RobberyApril 26, 2017Read more
When I was asked by a therapist friend recently if patients were talking about the Trump presidency in my office, my immediate answer was “Of course.”
A Therapist’s Response to Alpana SinghMarch 30, 2017Read more
Last week I attended the inaugural luncheon for the PWCC 2016-17 season. I’d signed up immediately after learning the speaker would be Alpana Singh.
Holiday Tips for Mental HealthMarch 29, 2017Read more
“I hate the holidays!” Sound familiar? As a psychologist, I am well aware of how the upcoming holiday season can wreak havoc on emotional well- being.