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Why Neuroscience?

by Molly Keeton Parnell, PhD  A few days ago I had an experience that has become quite familiar to me. I was reading Brene´ Brown’s “The Gifts of Imperfection” and she made the following statement: “Shame is universal and one … Continue reading

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Get on With Your Life!

(Intro by Micky O’Leary, Ph.D.) I’ve always been interested in death. What happens? Where do our souls go? How can death inform our living? Recently, a movement called “Death Café” has sprung up around the country. It started in Europe … Continue reading

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The Growth of Soul

Claire N Scott, Ph.D. “The purpose of life is … to grow the soul.”  So says author Christina Baldwin.  (1, p.47).  I agree.  That’s part of my personal myth. Carl Jung, the famous Swiss psychiatrist and contemporary of Freud, said … Continue reading

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Grow Up!

By: Elizabeth Eiland, LMSW What does it mean to be an adult? And does age have anything to do with it? I would guess that most of us, as children, wished at some point to be grown up. For some, … Continue reading

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Protecting and Preserving the Innocent One Within

  By Metta Sweet Edge, LCSW Since I’ve been practicing psychotherapy, no other societal event has been so present in my clients’ sessions as the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14, 2012.  For the weeks following, … Continue reading

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