Category Archives: Counseling Reflections

How to talk to your kids about the Boston Marathon

How to talk to your kids about the Boston Marathon Yesterday in session, a client raised the issue of the Boston Marathon and how to explain this terrorist act to her son who is 9 and who has been increasingly … Continue reading

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Counseling DMX

Counseling DMX This week was the premiere of Iyanla Vanzant’s “Fix My Life” on OWN which featured DMX in a vulnerable position. Vulnerability, sorrow and regret are emotions that the public typically does not associate with rough, rugged, “where my … Continue reading

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Why we need anger management in college basketball

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Anger Management in College Basketball If you thought anger management was just a term in Psychology 101, ┬álast week’s uproar regarding Mike Rice as the men’s basketball coach at Rutgers University (my alma mater) was not a surprise for those … Continue reading

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Why suicide? RIP Kurt Cobain and Matthew Warren

Why Suicide? RIP Kurt Cobain and Matthew Warren   Why would someone choose suicide? What could compel a human being to “give away” the gift of life? If you haven’t been to a place of deep emotional despair and turmoil, … Continue reading

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Change; Family Counseling and The Croods

Change; Family Counseling and The Croods This weekend I had a chance to see The Croods with my family and spend some much needed bonding time which I am going to reframe as MY family counseling time. As a therapist … Continue reading

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