Dr William Clancy, Denver Psychologist

Breaking up with American football

My current rejection of football is simply as a fan or consumer, not as an athlete. It is through a different lens than I looked through as a teenager. Now I’m looking at it as a psychologist and as a father. It’s time for me to, once and for all, break up with American football. Read more.

Counseling Denver

The Power of Positive Psychology

Recently I’ve been noticing the connection between happiness, positive perspective taking, well-being, health and overall vitality in the clients with whom I have been working. There is a common thread between those that are finding a path through whatever ails them; depression, anxiety, stress, health problems, eating disorders, relationship difficulties and the like, and those Read more about The Power of Positive Psychology[…]

Mindfulness Therapy Denver, Health Psychology Meditation

Health Psychology and Social Justice

In psychology, mindfulness-based interventions are alternatives to traditional cognitive-behavioral therapy models. They are based in Eastern philosophical and healing practices that have centuries of tradition behind them. In short, mindfulness and acceptance represent a distinct cultural perspective. As mindfulness-based interventions are currently being integrated into Western medicine and psychology…

Investing in the Therapy Relationship, Part I

One of the best investments I ever made was in going to therapy. I was in my late 20s; I was disillusioned with my career, my mood state, and my relationships, among other things. I needed a safe place where I could describe this experience out loud. I didn’t know why or how this would Read more about Investing in the Therapy Relationship, Part I[…]