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Déjà vu (All Over Again)… or What Am I Missing Here?

May 1, 2017


And I feel like I’ve been here before.  And you know, it makes me wonder what’s going on down under.  David Crosby (Déjà Vu). Do you remember 8 track tapes (or before that 4 track)?  Back in the 70’s, they used to make these audio tapes cartridges.  They sounded pretty good (for analog) but were […]

Sooner Would Be Better

October 29, 2015


October has been a busy month for me.  I have not gotten to the point of needing to turn clients away, but there have been a few weeks that stretched me.  That’s okay as at any time a certain amount of my case load is close to finishing our work together so there is an […]

Dr. Sleep

December 10, 2014


Spoiler Alert:  I am going to talk about a scene from a recent Stephen King novel (Dr. Sleep).  I will try not to give the ending away, but I need part of it to make my point.  I will give away the ending to The Shining, but that has been out for 37 years and […]

Talking to Yourself About Your Partner

April 24, 2014


Distressed couples commonly find their relationships besieged by negative cycles of interaction that leave both partners feeling hurt, isolated, and misunderstood.  The tendency when this happens is to see your partner as the source and cause of your pain.  In the middle of the distress it is difficult to recognize that each of you and […]