December: So Much to Celebrate!

December is like showing up to a festive buffet — it’s all you can eat/celebrate! This is a month when

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Therapeutic Thursday: Resources for Educating & Advocating

Welcome to this week’s Therapeutic Thursday — and what a week for therapy it’s been. With social justice issues at

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Therapeutic Thursday: Stories as Messages for the Psychic Self

Prepare yourself. This topic is one my favorite things. Sounds “woo-woo” doesn’t it? “Messages for the Psychic Self” seems a

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Therapeutic Thursday: Counselors, What Mental Health Texts Are On Your Shelf?

I tried my best to rent all my books in college or buy the cheapest versions online to save money.

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Therapeutic Thursday: Relationship Bill of Rights

After posting this, I’ve been wanting to start a “Therapeutic Thursday,” because counseling topics are fun. Really? Yes, really. Counseling

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Why We Need Anger (Just Like Every Other Emotion)

For a recent group counseling session on anger, I read up on some various perspectives on the fiery emotion we

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Our Little Green Tomato

In my last post, I reflected on the past year and the anticipation of our summer baby’s arrival. Except, guess

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We Need Space: Instant Gratification, Technology, and the Culture of Disillusionment

Nothing is as good as it seems — that’s the quickest way to describe disillusionment. I can think of a

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“Speaks For Me”: Our Experience at an Earth Day Purification Sweat Lodge

We celebrated Earth Day by spending Saturday night in a tent with a dozen half-naked sweaty people, and as odd as

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6 Simple Ways to Improve Your Relationship Today — Like, Right Now

Happy Valentine’s Day! Okay, that’s out of the way, now let’s be real. As a counselor, I¬†learned all kinds of

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