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  • Self-Esteem for the Holidays: Part I

    November 16, 2010 . 16 Comments

    Where should we spend the holidays this year? Should I give a gift to my neighbors? How can we invite so-and-so to dinner without inviting that annoying ... Read More

  • Exploring Stress: Do We Really Understand Its Role?

    November 14, 2010 . 5 Comments

    Stress is bad for you, mentally, emotionally, and physically. This is a commonly held belief today, within the world of therapists and counselors and in ... Read More

  • Beating the Blues: Music Therapy and Depression

    November 13, 2010 . 9 Comments

    It’s no secret that music can calm the mind and soothe the soul. But does music therapy work as a form of treatment for depression? A new study suggests ... Read More

  • What’s Wrong With Me?

    November 12, 2010 . No Comments

    What’s wrong with me? I have a job—I mean, I don’t love it, but it’s not too bad. I have a partner—we have problems, but at least ... Read More

  • Jungian Therapy: Lessons from Muriel McMahon and Robert Moss

    November 12, 2010 . 2 Comments

    Recently, I participated in an exciting training conference in Charlotte, North Carolina grounded in Jungian therapy. Given the depth of the presentations ... Read More

  • Overstructured Lives: Why Play is Important for Children and Their Parents

    November 12, 2010 . 4 Comments

    Preschoolers aged two to five spend an average of more than 32 hours in front of the TV screen each week, according to Nielsen television ratings. A large ... Read More

  • Meeting the Needs of Seniors with Depression

    November 12, 2010 . 2 Comments

    Depression impacts virtually every social demographic, and seniors are certainly no exception. For most people, mood is a strong indicator of depression, ... Read More

  • Is Seasonal Affective Disorder All in Your Head? These Rats Say “No”

    November 12, 2010 . 4 Comments

    It’s not uncommon to feel a bit less energized during the winter months, but for some people, a more pronounced depression cycles in each year as daylight ... Read More

  • Presenteeism: Going To Work When You’re Not “All There”

    November 11, 2010 . 24 Comments

    Absenteeism in the workplace is straightforward: staying home sick when you’re unwell, stressed, or otherwise not in great shape. But what is presenteeism? ... Read More

  • Why I Love the Eleventh Step

    November 10, 2010 . 13 Comments

    The Eleventh Step: We sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood God, praying only for knowledge of ... Read More

  • The Mental Health Ripple Effect: Meeting the Needs of All Involved

    November 10, 2010 . 4 Comments

    When a person serves as a caregiver for their loved one, they are taking on not only the daily care of that person, but also a certain level of personal ... Read More

  • Free Mental Health Web Conferences for the Public

    November 9, 2010 . 16 Comments is excited to announce a new resource for members of the public interested in learning more about psychology and transforming the obstacles ... Read More

  • More Mental Health Connections Between Childhood and Adulthood

    November 9, 2010 . 8 Comments

    Last week, we passed along several connections between trauma experienced in childhood (such physical abuse, sexual abuse, violence, and natural disaster) ... Read More

  • Stress Awareness Day: How Open Are Employers?

    November 8, 2010 . 7 Comments

    Stress is an increasingly common mental health concern, yet employees are afraid to admit to their bosses that they’re feeling over-taxed. November 3 ... Read More

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

    July 3, 2015 . 16 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 . 16 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 . 16 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 . 16 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 . 16 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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