Tough Guy Shame

Tough Guy Shame

When meeting a new male client in my office, I often feel that I’m working hard to pull off layers of preconceived notions about how this therapy thing is supposed to go. I’m wondering if he feels...

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A Case For Resolutions

A Case For Resolutions

It seems to be in fashion to poo poo New Year’s resolutions. The last several years I have been privy to comments from acquaintances and noticed in my scrollings on social media that people get...

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In Defense Of Grieving

In Defense Of Grieving

I missed my sister’s wedding this past weekend. I was packing my bag and triple-checking the location of my passport when I got the news that scientists had detected the Omicron variant in South...

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A Patti Smith Moment

A Patti Smith Moment

When I think of mindfulness, I always think of Patti Smith. Yep, that Patti Smith who wrote the book Just Kids that chronicles her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe. Or you may know her better...

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Wisdom Buried Within

Wisdom Buried Within

I read the book “The Body Keeps the Score” several years ago, probably before it had become the household name that it seems to be today. I had been working with survivors for a while when I came...

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Pie & Untamed

Pie & Untamed

Have you ever had a piece of pie, maybe in the late summer when the blueberries are so goddamned fresh that they squish and burst in your mouth? The crust is so flaky that you think the butter gods...

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