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Monthly Archives: September 2014

“There are risks and costs to a program of action, but they are far less than the long range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.” – JFK   Struggling with depression, anxiety, or a difficult relationship is challenging enough. Sometimes the symptoms are so overwhelming it is a day to day experience, let alone trying […]

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We all feel varying degrees of stress each day. Some days or moments worse than others. I can’t resist sharing this article that NPR posted today about the negative effects of stress and more importantly what we can do about it. These are great things to keep in mind as we try to manage our […]

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  As therapists, we are always looking for patterns.  Why do people do what they do, and is there a pattern of behavior?  Patterns help us to find possible causes of behavior and sometimes predict certain outcomes.  I have noticed a pattern that seems to frequent my office and I don’t think it is well-noticed nor […]

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Larger than life, running at the speed of light, flying through the air, stopping a speeding freight train with one hand, is…only in our imagination. We love a good superhero story, the adventure, courage, and super human strength make for an entertaining experience. It’s no wonder they live on in our imaginations generation after generation. […]

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