Category Archives: Therapy

Father’s Day Everyday–Helping Men Become Better Men

Holidays are a mixed bag. On the one hand, they provide opportunities to celebrate, and express love and appreciation for the people and events that are the subject of them. On the other, they project a one-sided and often distorted picture, compel us to ignore the parts that are harder … Read more

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Martin Luther King, Jr. on Creative Maladjustment

Dr. Martin Luther King’s speech at Western Michigan University (Dec 18th, 1963) is excerpted above. The full transcript of the speech is below. In it, Dr. King addresses modern psychology and introduces the idea of creative maladjustment: Modern psychology has a word that is probably used more than any other … Read more

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What I love about being a psychotherapist

I love helping people to transform their lives into something of their own making, and beyond what they thought possible. People often come for help feeling powerless, in pain, and unable to impact their circumstances. It is an incredible privilege to help people to learn how to take what there … Read more

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Therapy Branding: Traditional Psychotherapy Has An Image Problem

In the New York Times piece from November 23, What Brand Is Your Therapist? Lori Gottlieb speaks openly about the branding problem traditional therapists face. As their practices dwindle because patients no long want their wares, it is increasingly clear that traditional psychotherapy rightfully has an image problem. It also has an unaddressed methodological … Read more

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