Category Archives: Acceptance

Two Therapists Talking: Suicidal Thoughts

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about suicidal thoughts an how some level of them are more common than you may think. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Michael Sam

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about the reactions to Michael Sam and his partner kissing on national television. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write us … Continue reading

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Time is Going By…Thankfully

I’m not sure that Louis Armstrong wrote his well known song “As Time Goes By” to be prophetic. In fact, the line about a “woman needs man” pretty much tells us he didn’t, but in the aftermath of NFL draftee … Continue reading

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What’s Good for the Goose…

A friend shared the following article by Emma Gray (via The Huffington Post) titled 23 Things Every Woman Should Stop Doing with me. She loved the article, as do I. Her most interesting comment was that she thought this advice applied to … Continue reading

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Self-Compassion…What’s That?

Compassion is a topic that often comes up in therapy. Often it is about having compassion for others. That is a concept people grasp fairly easily. Don’t get me wrong…they may not do it but they understand it.  The concept that isn’t … Continue reading

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When Different Isn’t Different…

One comment I hear from clients is that they feel “different from everyone else.” Some describe it as feeling “weird.” When they go on to talk about why this is a problem it is almost always a variation of the … Continue reading

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Letting Others Do The Talking…

There are so many great messages and images floating around on the internet that I thought I’d take this chance to let some of them do the talking.  Here are some thoughts to ponder…             … Continue reading

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