Archives for October, 2012

Anger

How to Heal from Infidelity

Consider this surprising statistic: At least one or both parties in 50 percent of all couples, married and living together, straight and gay, will break their vows of sexual...
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Children and Teens

OCD and Homeschooling

After reading many of John Holt’s books in college and subsequently working with him in Boston, I became committed to the homeschooling movement. This was in the mid-’70s, way...
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General

The Inner Life of the Counselor

Most counselors, psychologists, and therapists have bookshelves filled with ways to help their clients: volumes on dealing with certain disorders, using certain therapeutic techniques, or improving cultural competence. For...
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Children and Teens

OCD: When Once is Not Enough

“Say good-night mommy, say good-night,” pleaded Johnny every night. It wasn’t as if he had not already read several books, been tucked in, and kissed good night. Johnny’s pleas...
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General

A Hidden Madness

Memoirs of mental illness have crowded the literary landscape for the past two decades, and many have veered toward the sensationalistic in an attempt to stand out from the...
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Children and Teens

How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children

Codependency causes much unhappiness. Research shows that codependency is learned in families and passed on generationally. It prevents the development of healthy, independently functioning individuals. When parents are codependent,...
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