In: psychology

A Little Romance
December 1, 2012

This week we spent some time with a couple of people who, in different ways, have become “addicted” to romantic relationships. One…

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Stormy Weather
November 28, 2012

The first of the big winter storms blew through the Bay Area today.  Winds whipped up the already large waves and…

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Family Scapegoat
November 26, 2012

I had a conversation with two women today about their relationship with their husbands and children. They often find themselves feeling…

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ACT
November 23, 2012

The “hot” thing in the therapy world these days is something called ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy). The radical notion behind…

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Giving Thanks
November 22, 2012

A friend asked “What is Thanksgiving all about?” There is the traditional answer about the Pilgrims and the Indians, but Thanksgiving…

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Money and Security
November 17, 2012

How much money does it take for someone to feel really secure? This seems like a sensible question. Certainly, many of…

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Anger and Change: “It’s Wrong” Mentality
November 15, 2012

Anger and Change: “It is just wrong, I can’t accept it, I have to stand up to things that are wrong.”…

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Reclaim Your Home: Engaging in the World
November 14, 2012

I have always loved what I now call the territorial sports: the cross country skiing, running, hiking, bicycling, etc. These are…

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Trust and The Kindness of Strangers
November 10, 2012

On this famous day, September 11th, it is worth reminding ourselves how much we all depend on the kindness of strangers….

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Mom is Tired: Transactional Analysis
October 19, 2012

The Winter Blues continue to be on the minds of people I talk to. One thing that sometimes happens when we…

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