Managing COVID-19: Tips for Families with Children/Teens

Prior to social distancing, it was easier for families to overlook each other’s anxiety. Enter COVID-19: the virus that the entire world is talking about and fighting against. When news…

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Teletherapy – We Are Here

Life has taken an abrupt shift for all of us in the rapidly unfolding COVID-19 pandemic. While you are most certainly not alone, this experience can feel very isolating. The…

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Elusive Empathy: Rethinking Domestic Violence

Given the sensitive nature of the topic, I believe it is prudent to open with a clear statement. This post is in no way attempting to diminish the objectional nature…

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Carl Rogers: On Becoming a Person

This year marks 50 years since I first began to counsel clients as a supervised psychotherapist in training.  That was at DePaul University Graduate School in the Counseling Psychology Master’s…

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Reclaiming Your Story after Complex Trauma

One challenge that clients sometimes face in counseling is deciding whether they want to go deeper in the treatment process than was initially anticipated necessary. At times, the counselor may…

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The Unspoken Loss of Adoption’s Happy Endings

Recently, I was asked to write a blog article for the Cherry Hill Counseling website. The topic? Adoption. Makes sense. That’s my area of expertise. The families and individuals touched…

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