Tag Archives: psychotherapy

The Shrink’s Links: After Virtue

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. If you’re interested in living a good life, you first need to know what the good life is. To figure this out, try studying philosophy. There’s no better person to do … Continue reading

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How to Re-Traumatize Yourself

First, a bad thing happens. Rape, murder, combat, abuse. You don’t have a lot of control over it. That’s the point. Something happens way, way out of your control. You barely make it. Now you’re left with the memories. That’s … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Stop It

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Everything you need to know about confidentiality

Counseling will work to the degree that you are confident my office is a safe place to bring up sensitive matters, but you will have to take some risks. The things we talk about are confidential. I will not repeat … Continue reading

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Announcement: Video Counseling

After more than a year, I have resumed the practice of offering video counseling to folks who, for one reason or another, cannot come to see me at my office. I used to do this quite a bit, back when … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: DBT Skills

Bringing you the best of mental health every week.   Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, also known as DB, is all the rage these days. This pfp has many essential skills. Click here to go to the page

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The Shrink’s Links: Elizabeth Smart

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. If you want to know the difference between a victim and a survivor, listen to Elizabeth Smart. Click here to go to the link  

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The Shrink’s Links: Chronicle Me

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. If you have something you just need to get off your chest. This is the place to do it and no one, they assure us, will ever know. Click here to … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Mutual Help

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. If you’ve seen Ken Burns’ newest documentary, The Roosevelts, you know about the part where FDR was stricken with polio. He woke up one morning, unable to move his legs. What … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Mad in America

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. Not everyone connected with the treatment of and recovery from mental illness goes along with the medical view that it is a chemical problem that has a chemical solution. Anyone interested … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Old Man Gloom

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. If you were amused by the post I wrote on Keith’s Crock of Shit, then wait till you get a load of what they do in Santa Fe. Every year, the … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: A Consequential, Niggling Detail

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. Today I’m going to write about something that should be irrelevant and of no concern to you, but may affect you, nonetheless: the licensing of people who perform psychotherapy. Licenses exist … Continue reading

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