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Book Review: Torch

Cheryl Strayed, bestselling author of Wild, poignantly captures the human spirit in her novel, Torch. Strayed’s writing is pure and honest, infused with raw emotion and sharp, pivotal imagery....
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Book Review: Calm Mama, Happy Baby

During pregnancy, many mothers-to-be imagine peaceful, happy times with their new babies. Months later, they find themselves confronting the harsh reality that motherhood can be stressful, even frightening at...
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Book Review: The Power of Others

As a therapist and introvert, I find that the collective energies of some groups make me feel trapped. While collective energies or intellect can empower us, forces like groupthink can...
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Disorders

5 Benefits of Group Therapy

For many people “group therapy can be more powerful and mutative than individual therapy,” according to Judye Hess, , a clinical psychologist who has a private practice with couples,...
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Anti-anxiety

Medication and Sleep

Insomnia is one of the most common reasons people consult their health care providers. Most everyone struggles with an occasional sleepless night. And approximately one-third of us struggle with...
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Disorders

OCD and Distraction

I’ve previously written about my son’s stay at a world-renowned residential treatment program for obsessive-compulsive disorder. After being there for nine weeks, we felt it was time for Dan...
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