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Surviving The Holiday Season

Ahhh, the holidays. What-ever you are working on within yourself, the holiday externals—filled as they are with family, friends, food, drink, spending, commercialism, merriment (forced?), travel woes and more—are guaranteed to provide an ...



If you are someone who loves spending intimate, quality holiday time with your family, sitting around the Thanksgiving table or Christmas tree with siblings, in-laws, aunts, uncles and assorted others, raise your drumstick high! Count your ... more

Nov 1, 2017 1:03 PM Shrink Rap

While living in California, I was hosted for several summers in Indiana by a progressive Congregational church in Ft. Wayne to give a series of seminars and talks. Their congregation included a mixed population of male and female, gay and ... more

Oct 11, 2017 11:59 AM Shrink Rap

It all started with a bumper sticker I saw at a local concert. It read: “Speak your mind, even if your voice quivers.” I thought, right on! I loved it because speaking one’s mind is a self-esteem issue. It’s far too often that the oppressed ... more

Sep 6, 2017 12:02 PM Shrink Rap

Picture this: A 50-something man lying on the floor, playing with a rambunctious mongrel, assorted chew toys and balls scattered about. Wet licks are given freely. Friendly growls accompany head-lunges. Belly-pouncing is out of control. more

Aug 2, 2017 10:11 AM Shrink Rap

I want to invite you to think of a place, real or imagined, where you feel safe. Secure. Happy, even joyous. At peace. Centered and fully alive. That may seem like a lot to ask, but let your mind float freely. Did you have a personal little ... more

Jul 5, 2017 11:23 AM Shrink Rap

I wish to share with you a story about a former patient of mine whom I worked with many years ago in Los Angeles. Let’s call her “Janine”. Throughout Janine’s childhood she received some very powerful, toxic, esteem-damaging messages, especially ... more

May 31, 2017 10:39 AM Shrink Rap

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