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  • Halloween Safety Tips for Parents
    If a visitor from outer space were observing our town during the last few days of October, I’m sure it would be ...
  • Your First Psychotherapy Session
    Your therapist may take for granted how difficult it is for most people to actually make the decision to seek out treatment for a mental health concern. A therapist will typically see anywhere from 6 ...
  • Accepting the Truth about Ourselves
    Another Session in Confession Considering the amount of time I spend confessing my mistakes and shortcomings in therapy, I often think the doc missed his true calling. And therapy would definitely be easier if I could ...
  • A Shakespearean Tragedy in Houston
    A Tragic Tale of Self Betrayal Polonius, a character in Shakespeare's "Hamlet," once remarked, "To thine own self be true." Four hundred years later, a tragic story unfolded on the world scene, with Ken Lay in ...
  • 10 Things You Might Not Know About Mental Health
    In the vein of figuring out what life is all about in this world, it sometimes helps to have "cheat sheets." Financial planners do this, programmers do this, managers do this, engineers all do this ...
  • Web 2.0: Consistency, Relevancy and Reliability
    Implications for Health and Mental Health Information Online I've seen this question from varying folks over the past year or so as the next obvious evolution in the "tagging" craze -- "Why don't we just ...

 

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