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Taming the Pumpkin, or, How to Influence People without Getting Wacked

Once upon a time a traveler hiked down from the mountains into a remote valley to find all the farmers there in a panic. They were running from their vegetable garden into their village, screaming. The women clutched their children … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Stop It

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The Shrink’s Links: Colleen Klintworth

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. Today I want to introduce you to: Colleen Klintworth Colleen Klintworth, CASAC, MHC-LP, will be working with me as an intern, with her own clients, using my office on the weekend … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Web Therapy

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: Web Therapy Lisa Kudrow demonstrates how not to be a therapist on Web Therapy. Click here to go to the link … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Crucible® Therapy

The Shrink’s Links Bringing you the best of mental health on the internet every week. Today’s Shrink’s link of the week is Crucible® Therapy I recently began a new series on relationships. I should say that I haven’t come up … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: The Plutchik Emotion Circumplex

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: The Plutchik Emotion Circumplex “How does that make you feel?” I’m a shrink. I say that a lot. Much of the … Continue reading

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“Do you take my insurance?”

This is the most frequently asked question when people make their first phone call to set up an appointment to see me for counseling. It seems like a simple question, but it’s not. When you ask if I “take” your … Continue reading

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Grounding

So, you’re anxious. It happens. There are basically two things to do with anxiety. You can face it or avoid it. Avoiding it is often the sensible thing to do if it’s a thing you are not likely to encounter … Continue reading

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Multiple

There aren’t many mental illnesses that therapists are accused of creating, but dissociative identity disorder, or multiple personality disorder, as it officially used to be known, is one of them. It may be the only one. Blaming people for creating … Continue reading

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The Gumbo of Grief

These days, no one can shed a tear without someone mentioning the five stages of grief. I’m convinced that when people sit with the bereft, they bring up the stages just so that they can have something to say. Anything … Continue reading

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Taming the Pumpkin, or, How to Influence People Without Getting Whacked

Once upon a time a traveler hiked down from the mountains into a remote valley to find all the farmers there in a panic. They were running from their vegetable garden into their village, screaming. The women clutched their children … Continue reading

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Online and Phone Sessions

Forever, counselors have been saying that we will meet you where you are, now we mean this literally as well as figuratively. No, we don’t do house calls, but we do the next best thing. We can use all the … Continue reading

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