A Psychotherapy Practice

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Blue? Lost? Uncertain? Read this book as a pick-you-up.

Blue? Lost? Uncertain? Read this book as a pick-you-up.

Often given as a graduation gift, Dr. Seuss’s Oh’ The Places You’ll Go is a masterpiece reminding us of the natural ups and downs of life and the dangers life entails. While hardly a cure for diagnostic depression or anxiety, it is a comfort to the soul. […]

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Should I go to Therapy?

Should I go to Therapy?

The short answer to if you should go to therapy is Yes! To start, the question shouldn’t be if you need therapy, but would it benefit you. Very few people need therapy, and only in a few circumstances. When need is the issue, we are usually discussing inpatient residential therapy […]

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Anxiety, Medication and Lost Decades

Both my client and I sat with such a strange mixture of feelings tonight. In the past 2 weeks his life has radically changed for the better. A burden that has been eating him alive for over 30 years has been lifted. After having spent 20 years […]

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Counseling Isn’t Therapy

Many folks, including some clinicians, use the terms counseling and therapy as if they are interchangeable. Many clinicians engage almost exclusively in the use of counseling techniques and mistakenly call what they do as therapy. This is a serious pet peeve of mine. Okay, not really a […]

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Go To Therapy Now

A blog about therapy Folks compare a lot of things to therapy, like hikes in nature, talks with a good friend, meditation, and even confessions to a priest. All those things are great, and can be great tools for a good life. But they are not therapy. […]

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