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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Megan and I have had several conversations recently about couples and when they come to treatment.  It is still so frustrating to us that therapy has this stigma and people avoid it until it is the very last resort.  Sometimes couples come when it is too late or the damage is pretty severe.  As students […]

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  I have written three posts today and all of them have been terrible.  So, I am noticing that maybe I have been a little more stressed out than necessary and maybe need to do something other than write a post.  Instead of writing a long blog post, I’m going to take the day and […]

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I decided to study Marriage and Family Therapy because I believe that none of us live in isolation. We are directly and indirectly affected by others daily. No matter if it is with the grocery store clerk, a neighbor passing on the sidewalk, co-workers, or family…we are undoubtedly connected and influenced by others. What you […]

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Do you have to be perfect?  In all ways?  In some ways?  Do you get frustrated because you never quite arrive at perfect?  Do you give away too many of your thoughts and your time in effort to become perfect?  Do you notice that people in your life get tired of your quest to be perfect? […]

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When people think of vacation, many think of Hawaii or Mexico, or somewhere that is free from all life troubles.  Recently, I took a vacation to Detroit.  Not the most popular vacationing site especially in recent years due to the economic circumstance and urban decay.  However, my brother and I decided that if I was […]

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