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  • Trauma is a Seed of Depression

    September 3, 2010 . 29 Comments

    In my practice, people trace depression back to trauma most of the time. Emotional trauma is an overwhelming shock to a person’s equilibrium. This may ... Read More

  • Creativity and the Relationship with Yourself

    September 3, 2010 . 8 Comments

    The relationship you have with yourself can directly affect your creativity. When faced with the blank canvas or computer screen, you must also face your ... Read More

  • How to Create a Strong, Satisfying Relationship

    September 3, 2010 . 7 Comments

    Slow down and listen. When we communicate, sometimes we ignore what our partner is saying. Instead of focusing on our partner, our thoughts are consumed ... Read More

  • The Essence of Just Sitting: Some Meditation Techniques for Beginners

    September 3, 2010 . 5 Comments

    Just Bow Putting my right and left hands together as one, I bow. Just bow to become one with Buddha and God. Just bow to become one with everything I encounter. Just ... Read More

  • Bird Nesting: Advantages and Disadvantages of this Custody Option

    September 3, 2010 . 4 Comments

    Parents often ask me to describe what options they have for their post-divorce living arrangements. In addition to the many ways it is possible for children ... Read More

  • The Importance of Cultural Sensitivity in Psychological Care

    September 3, 2010 . 1 Comment

    Two recently published items illustrate the need for greater cultural sensitivity, awareness, and customized attention with the realm of psychological ... Read More

  • PTSD and Dementia: An Unclear Relationship

    September 2, 2010 . 3 Comments

    Awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychological issues related to trauma has been particularly high over the past year, as increasing ... Read More

  • The Dirty, Little Secret of Parenting

    September 1, 2010 . 2 Comments

    The dirty, little secret I’ll share with you isn’t exactly dirty, little, or secret. In fact, it’s something quite obvious that is often ... Read More

  • A Wandering Mind May Hold the Key to a Healthy Sense of Self

    September 1, 2010 . 13 Comments

    There are plenty of times when the work of neuroscientists, while interesting, is a bit too scientific to be helpful for the very real emotional and psychological ... Read More

  • Stress and Infant Psychology: How Much Do Babies Remember?

    September 1, 2010 . 9 Comments

    A new study shows that infants as young as six months remember emotionally stressful situations and are able to anticipate that negativity when exposed ... Read More

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  • Help! My Husband Is Putting His Hobby Before Our Marriage

    July 3, 2015 . 29 Comments

    It sounds like you are feeling very alone in your marriage. Understandably, that is causing you great pain. ... Read more »

  • A Call for Help Adjusting from the Military to Civilian Life

    June 26, 2015 . 29 Comments

    Thanks for writing in, and thank you for your service. I can only imagine the difficulty of transitioning from being in the service overseas to civilian life. I’m curious as to why, if indeed you ... Read more »

  • Help! A Decade Later, I Just Found Out My Husband Has 2 Kids

    June 19, 2015 . 29 Comments

    What an incredible breach of trust. Not only did he lie to you about not having kids, which I'm sure made sense to him at the ... Read more »

  • Help! I'm Lost in My Mind, with No Sense of Life Purpose

    June 12, 2015 . 29 Comments

    I don’t suppose it’s much consolation, but you describe your situation very well—lost in your mind, indeed. You seem very much in ... Read more »

  • Our Relationship Has Hit a Wall; How Do I Get My Needs Met?

    June 5, 2015 . 29 Comments

    It sounds like you are in a very frustrating, even painful, place in your relationship right now. While all Read more »

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