Category Archives: Rejection

Creating Emotional Intimacy

Clients often come to therapy and say they don’t have a sense of intimacy.  While that can sometimes include sex it usually is more about something less tangible. They may describe it as a feeling that there is a connection … Continue reading

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Assumptions & Consumption…It will mean more after you read the post.

I love when something happens in therapy and I gain a new perspective or new insight.  I’m fortunate that I often get to do co-therapy with some great therapists.  Right now I’m happy to be seeing some clients with my … Continue reading

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When a Discussion Isn’t a Discussion

It seems like having actual discussions and debate is becoming a lost art lately.  I mean real, open discussions where things remain on topic and people offer differing thoughts, facts and opinions in response to those same things offered from … Continue reading

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Biting Off Your Nose…

When I was a child my mother often accused me of “biting off my nose to spite my face.”  In other words, I’d do something that would cause me to suffer just because I was mad about something else that … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Joan Price – Author of Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud About Senior Sex

I am very pleased to have a guest Blogger today.  Joan Price, author of Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud About Senior Sex discusses saying no in a respectful, gentle but clear way.  It is a skill we should … Continue reading

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