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2 for the price of 1

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I’m a bargain shopper. I like thrift stores and garage sales. I like getting stuff on sale, even 2 for the price of 1—or better yet, 3 for the price of 1. But when bad things come, I don’t want them to come in batches.   Coming in 1’s is bad enough. But often bad things often DO show up... View Article

Do Therapy

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I‘ve spent much of the last 14 years of my career providing talk therapy in my office for problems like anxiety and depression. Or at least that’s the term that has been informally used for everything from the active Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) I have been providing to the complex Freudian lie-down-on-couch-and-tell-me-about-your-dreams therapy still offered a few places. I never... View Article

Going With What Works

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I’ve begun this blog for people who are tired of excess anxiety in all its forms and depression in all its forms. I’m also writing for the friends and family members of dear sufferers… those who have watched and felt helpless.  I’m writing this because I want you to find hope in places you had not thought to look.  ... View Article