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Impending Disaster

Have you ever felt like you knew something was going to happen before it actually did? I don’t mean having “second sight” or something like that. 1,980 more words

Home Study Requirements For Accepting Child

Home study is the process of adoption. It require the complete information of home study or assessment before you can apply for this. It proves to the adoption agency as well as social services department that the prospective family is reliable to raise a child custody and their home is also ready for the child. 269 more words


Have I been traumatized?

While starting my private practice, friends often asked me what I am going to specialize in. My idea was putting special focus on treating trauma victims, depressed and anxious clients. 535 more words


A Healing Heart and Mind

As I have gone through grief and now watch, listen and feel others go through it as well I have been thinking about how I would professionally let a parent, friend, or loved one of someone who has a lost someone close to them know about some of the therapeutic ways to find happiness and ways to live with the pain.   1,447 more words

Dr. Phil vs. The Bad Guest

I have a guilty pleasure.

I love watching Dr. Phil.

Yeah, yeah, I don’t care if the internet is ablaze with articles about what a quack Phillip Calvin McGraw is. 772 more words

Mindful-this: Stepping into Will

Once we have decided that something in our lives is calling us to change, we must develop a capacity for awareness. I write a lot about mindfulness in these postcards, not because it is a popular buzz word in the field of psychotherapy, but because mindfulness is being demonstrated over and over by neuroscience as a fundamental factor in altering the mind, and by extension, our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. 293 more words