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Adoptive/Foster Behaviour

Working with clients who have been adopted and/or been a ward of the courts, and clients who gave children up to adoption, as well as my own experience in the system, has led me over the years to notice some … Continue reading

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Professional Women and Burnout

Hello my female cohorts!  Have you ever found yourself so tired that even a vacation didn’t ground you?  Well, know you are in good company. Women tend to strive more for excellence; to prove themselves.  Not that men don’t feel … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness is something that so many people struggle with.  I have worked with many people over the years who have had very traumatic experiences.  The idea of forgiving someone who has wounded you so deeply is sometimes difficult to wrap … Continue reading

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Friendships

I have done a lot of thinking about friendships of late.  I have seen some long term relationships come to an end.  Friendships can be a delicate and fragile balance or they can be strong and healthy. In most cases … Continue reading

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Emotional Eating

Emotional eating can become a habit and/or an addiction.  How do we  work through emotional eating? 1. Any habit or addiction requires daily work. Understanding what the triggers are is the first step. Then finding a replacement for the food … Continue reading

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MEMORIES

We have memories that bring warm thoughts to us.  When I smell minestrone soup cooking on a stove I remember my grandmother’s house with a pot on the wood burning stove.  It brings up feelings of warmth, love, and nurturing. … Continue reading

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Dream Therapy

Our dreams hold the key to our fears, wants, needs, questions.  There are many types of dreams but they all have information to help you through.  The most important are the nightmares and recurring dreams. I won’t go into great … Continue reading

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