As in the case of Don Draper from TV’s “Mad Men,” getting stuck in unhealthy patterns of behavior can make it very difficult to see clearly and find your way out. Therapy can help.
Defining Moments For Therapists
If therapy is a relational process, it takes a person on the therapist’s end. The goal of the project is to capture the therapist’s evolving sense of self as it is shaped by our experiences as active participants in a creative interaction.
The essays in this book are first-person accounts, by eleven therapists, of some “Aha!” moments when they got to understand themselves better, and to understand better why they do what they do.
Publication date: April 18, 2013
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Narcissism: Inside the Lonely, Envious World of the ‘Perfect Ones’ Narcissistic people prey on those lacking self-confidence, their perfect companions. But beneath the surface of narcissism lies shame, envy, anger, and loneliness.”
Janine Shepherd: A broken body isn’t a broken person | Video on TED.com. See this amazing, moving and sometimes funny video of an indomitable woman of spirit, whose Olympic dreams were ruined by a truck.
Petition | The New York State Legislature: Amend scopes of practice of Licensed MH Practitioners to include diagnosis | Change.org
Please read and sign this important petition to make sure that all New Yorkers have the mental health care they need.
Thank you for joining the Moment of Silence on Friday, Dec. 21 at 9:30am ET. Please invite your friends to take part.
- Memorial for the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy
Please join in a national moment of silence in honor of the Sandy Hook victims called for by Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy. At 9:30 a.m. EST, spend several minutes reflecting quietly on this terrible tragedy and take a five minute pause from all online activity.
Lynn Somerstein, PhD, RYT – When families become factioned, be it the result of divorce or other turmoil, children are often caught in the middle. At no time of year is that more apparent than the holiday season.LynnSomerstein | Decemb
Happy Holidays is the refrain from November until January, and often they are very happy times of closeness with family and friends, but this is not true for everyone. Holidays can be disappointing and painful if you’re in the midst of family turmoil caused by divorce, death, or simply bad feelings between people. Families can break into factions, the ins and the outs, and the outs feel just that, left out and unwanted.
If you have the bad luck to fall into a category like that, then every time someone wishes you happy holidays you might feel worse than if… Continue reading →