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Thursday, March 4th, 2010

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I guess it could come to this

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

With insurance plans charging more and giving less, psychologists might have to do this:


Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Psychotherapy is  challenging and interesting. One of the most important ingrediants to therapy is trust .  Over time, as the trust increases,  people get more comfortable and more intimate in their disclosures.  As more and more of these dislosures happen, people share their secrets.  What is a secret? What’s the impact of holding onto secrets?  What happens after you share the […]

Just Validate baby!!!!!

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

After the Jets win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, I was reminded of the phrase that Al Davis  the maverick owner of the Raiders is famous for:   . Couples need a version of his great slogan–“Just Validate Baby!!!” In a previous post, I addressed the need for communication using the 15 words of less model of […]

Intimacy is a lonely problem

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Just another example of coming attractions…………………………………….

Envy is a 4 Letter Word

Friday, September 25th, 2009

A few weeks ago I was eating cheesecake from Mike’s Pastries, and I had this thought.  Boy if people knew about this chocolate chip cheesecake, they would be really envious.  After eating  this delicious cheesecake it occurred to me how envy is really an interesting feeling.  It’s filled with other feelings, but often confused with […]

The 2 Questions

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

On a day filled with numerology, I must get into the act.  Certain groups have the 12 steps. There are the 4 agreements.   Jews at their Passover seder have the 4 Questions.  I give you the 2 questions.   Now you might ask what 2 questions could a person ask?  It’s not questions 67 & 68 or any […]


Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

A little tease for the next blog entitled “The 2 questions”  Coming Soon!!!!!!! 


Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Webster defines vacation as “a respite or a time of respite from something ” or “a period spent away from home or business in travel or recreation. “  These are all nice and correct definitions.  To me a vacation is a recharging of our internal batteries.  If a good night’s sleep is compared to the recharging  of […]

These crimes between us grow deeper

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

The beauty of Sirius radio.  You can drive around and listen to anything.  You have choices.  Last week Sirius radio gave us Dave Matthews radio for one week.   I listened to this station a lot.  There were live songs, cover versions of popular songs, and older songs.  While driving to work I heard the song […]