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Screens or People?

Is multi-tasking even possible? There is no doubt that the stress of modern society is almost overwhelming. All the tools that have been developed to make our lives easier have proven to do just the opposite. As we can get...
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Recognizing and Treating STDs

Seeing mental illness differently If you look carefully, very carefully, at the enormous expansion of the mental health professions and the pharmaceutical industries "treating" chemically problems with thoughts and feelings, you will soon see that they are both treating problems...
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Mental Illness or Mental Injury?

Whey do we call certain aberrant behavior, thoughts or feelings an illness? Almost every day, we see in the media a plea to take "mental illness" more seriously. While this is a noble and worthwhile endeavor, it has had little...
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Can This Marriage Be Saved?

Can this therapist be saved? Many years ago, before we had invented feminist psychology and psychotherapy, I enrolled in a large Midwestern University’s Psychology Department to begin my study of Clinical Psychology. I already had a Masters degree, which, in...
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Are Transitions Killing Us?

"Toxic Masculinity" As neuroscience has shown, our human brains start life with a great degree of plasticity. They are designed to learn from the environment and from people and influences that “matter.” [1] Generally, these are the adult caretakers and...
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