In a Funk?

In a Funk?

Been in a funk lately and can’t figure out why?  Recently Andrew, 28, came in to see me puzzled over why he’d been feeling unusually irritable, sensitive, down and unfocused lately.  He’d been doing what most of us do when untoward feelings...

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Standing Up

Standing Up

Geoff came in to see me, feeling on edge.  He was troubled by an extended family situation that had gone on for years; one where, in his opinion, injustice had reigned.  The needs of certain family members had been repeatedly overlooked, while...

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Step-Parenting Solutions

Step-Parenting Solutions

A couple of years ago Brendan came in to see me following the untimely death of his wife.  More recently he paid me a visit all aglow; he had met the “woman of his dreams”.  I was delighted for Brendan, who hadn’t believed he could find a new...

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Conquering Worry

Conquering Worry

Without anxiety the human race would be in big trouble. Since time immemorial we have had, as a survival mechanism, the ability to respond quickly and effectively to danger. Today few of us are being chased by wild animals or weapon-bearing...

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Up With Masculinity

Up With Masculinity

I feel blessed to be a woman in our post 60’s culture, where femininity and female strength, independence and success are touted. Unfortunately, however, our changed views of women seem to have occurred at the expense of how we perceive manhood...

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