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The Emotional Rollercoaster of Transition

Over the years I have met, as I am sure you have too, many who profess to be an expert at this or that, nonetheless it’s being considered an expert by others that is the real tell. Because, claiming the title, in integrity, requires quite a bit more than many, if not most, may be willing to pay to achieve…
May 28, 2024
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Do You Know Your Values?

This may sound like a strange question since, of course you do, is the logical response, yet… My LinkedIn profile says: Guiding Visionary Leaders Through Transition. Challenging existing paradigms, discovering innovative solutions, and honoring value-driven leadership, through personal transformation for success on all levels. Before working with someone, one of my questions is, what are the values you bring to…
April 11, 2024
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Adjusting The Vision Or The Way

Lately, I have been seeing the difficulty that arises for some when they need to make adjustments to their vision or their approach when things are not going as expected. We read about the need for a clear, concise, vision or goal so that it can be actualized in the most efficient and effective way. I agree with that concept…
February 23, 2024
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What Is A Powerful Person

In my 20+ years as a psychotherapist seeing 42 patients a week, I learned an immense amount of practical knowledge about working with strong and/or manipulative personalities. I also learned to see quite clearly the distinction between powerful personalities and powerful people. Believe it or not, there is a vast difference. A strong personality is frequently someone who has a…
January 31, 2024
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A New Level Of Health For A New Year

As a new year begins with new hopes, or renewed hopes, one thing we know for certain is that it takes good health to be able to do most of what we desire. I am not talking about gym membership, or pledges to walk 5 miles a day. I am thinking about a far deeper level of awareness of how…
January 7, 2024
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A Call To Compassion And One Humanity

Last night I watched the new Julie Roberts movie, Leave the World Behind. This is a movie along the lines of apocalyptic movies and yet not. While watching it I kept thinking “this is going someplace but where?” After it ended, I was left with this incomplete, yet dreaded feeling that this is a political? social? religious? commentary on our…
December 17, 2023
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Christmas Expectations

Most newsletters sent out today or tomorrow are usually wonderfully inspiring and ethereal. That is such a gift.   However, I would like to provide another approach. As a psychotherapist in private practice for 25+ years, this time of year – November 15th to January 15th, extra appointments were always the norm…. Why? Expectations. It is true that this time of…
December 17, 2023
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Your Year End Cycle

This time of year, with all the catching up or completion of unfinished projects that needs to take place, life can show you the ways in which you have avoided thinking, feeling, or dealing. It can also show you, if you care to see, the ways in which you got lost along the way. Reflecting on the past year now,…
December 10, 2023