Hugs Can Heal

Did you know that there is something that is really good for our health, free of charge, yet remarkably undervalued?  It is readily available, environmentally-friendly and requires little or no preparation.  What could it be? It’s a hug. We do not take notice of the health benefits of hugging, so I encourage you to start today. Give hugs…

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What Makes a Good Therapist

First off, I’m a therapist. I’ve worked in outpatient settings, including a college, a school, and a private practice. I’ve also worked in crisis settings, like an ER and a psychiatric hospital. I can tell you one thing for certain: a good outpatient therapist is often the difference between someone who successfully maintains normalcy and…

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