Tag Archives: resilience

Resilience During the Pandemic

I was feeling mightily sorry for myself the other day. My job is incredibly hard right now, harder than it has been at any other time since I became a licensed psychologist 28 years ago. A couple of other notably difficult times come to mind: the weeks after the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks on American soil and the weeks following the 2016 presidential election. Neither of those times comes anywhere close to the challenge I face in my work with clients these days. Continue reading

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Questioning vs. Criticizing

In early May, I put out a request on Facebook to grandmothers and grandfathers. I asked for suggestions for a post that would be of interest to them in their role as grandparents. I received eight suggestions. One was about … Continue reading

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Every Teen Needs a Mrs. Higginbotham

I don’t have a very exciting or intriguing story for you today. The young person I will describe could be just about any young person. The problem that brought her to therapy is not very interesting or unusual. The point … Continue reading

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