Psychotherapy blog posts

family with child missing

When adult children reject parents

Being estranged from your adult child can be one of the most agonizing experiences in life. If your adult child has severed the connection, you undoubtedly have experienced pain and trauma. The reasons for these breaks vary; sometimes it is never completely clear why such a hard loss occurs. If this is the case in your life, now is the time for self-reflection and examination. An exploration of the whys and hows of the estrangement. Taking … [ More ... ]

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Family fun in the Great Outdoors

Traveling across the U.S. during vacation time is a wonderful adventure for many families. Road trips whose memories last a lifetime. Families crossing multiple state lines, visiting … [More... ]

Dr. Patch Adams

They all laughed — and got better

When Dr. Patch Adams first starting showing up at hospitals wearing his big red clown's nose, his fellow MDs thought perhaps he had lost his mind. Many expressed concern for the good … [More... ]

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Guilt: Yes, it’s tricky

Just about all of us experience guilt one way or another. But how much, for how long, and in what circumstances? Did we pinch our younger brother when he took the last cookie from … [More... ]

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