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Caring for the Self in 2021

In Clinical, Ethics, Public News

When we are under high stress, it can be tempting to put off self-care.  This can be especially true when our pre-covid routines have been so disrupted.  But I hope that many of us have self-care activities that we have been able to keep, and perhaps have been able to find new ones.  One of my favorites for myself and my clients is mindfulness, which is perhaps best practiced in isolation, and can be practiced almost anywhere and anytime we can find a few moments.

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How I Learned to Listen to my Inner Psychologist?

In Developmental, Public News

Toward the end of my first stint as a child psychologist, a high school classmate’s sister called during the ten-minute gap between patients. I took the call because I remembered her, and I was curious. It turned out to be one of those times my own thoughts came out of someone else’s mouth, which is why it’s stuck with me so long.

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You’ll Never Say You Had a Bad Day Again

In Counseling, Featured Article, Public News, Therapy

As I write this, the truth is that I am tired. The truth is also that I am having a lovely day. Yes, there have been some hard moments, but there have also been some beautiful moments. I am not failing today; I am living. It is not a bad day. It is a nuanced day.

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