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COVID coping and on-line (remote) psychotherapy

Here’s a short video recording (can we still say “video”?) with thoughts about when the standard – and excellent – guidelines we all hear for coping with COVID don’t work for you, how frantic that can make one feel, and … Continue reading

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off topic – I get to rant, too!

Shut in like everyone else, watching the world go through it’s paces, I’m going to break out of my usual role.  Instead of my more traditional offering of what psychology can teach and heal in you and in the world, … Continue reading

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When coping with COVID fails

Andrea has been on top of this virus situation better than almost everyone.  She is keeping her physical distance, engaging in hobbies, developing new ones, working remotely, staying in touch with friends – again remotely – exercising, and eating well.  … Continue reading

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From the front lines of COVID-19

Here is an account of what’s really going on under the masks, by the director of emergency medicine at a major NY hospital.   He beautifully tells the truth – to himself, and to us.   If we could all be this … Continue reading

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Covid and a crowded house

Now the issue of children in the house.   For many I’ve talked to about it, the honeymoon period has ended and nerves are becoming frayed.   Here’s a good “How-To” column with sound, proven, and for the most part easy to … Continue reading

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Covid – living full time with your partner

This quick read has some good advice on this thorny topic, certainly what all of us therapists recommend.  And it’s only going to become more relevant as the weeks roll on. But if you find that it doesn’t work for … Continue reading

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covid 19 thoughts

Here’s some thoughts about handling the crisis that I think are quite helpful, especially the stuff about being “snippy” – something I’ve been seeing as I move through these days. But the advice only goes so far, as the authors … Continue reading

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Common mistake: Don’t diagnose yourself

This is a very common problem in psychotherapy.  There was a recent heartbreaking article in the New York Times which showed the dangers of it.  The article is linked below.  The Times published my response to it which I reproduce … Continue reading

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why comedy is dead

I usually post about psychology and psychotherapy of course, but this was irresistible.  Remember I said on the home page that exploring what we humans do and are “in all our glory and silliness, is for me great adventure and … Continue reading

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audio book now available

“Stop Lying:…” is now an audio book.  You can buy it – and probably listen to a sample first – here.   It’s also on iTunes and soon to be at Barnes & Noble.  (And may I take a moment to … Continue reading

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