Category Archives: Grief & Loss

Toss off a Song

by Claire N. Scott, Ph.D. A few years ago I had the following dream: I am in a line of people and we are all walking single file into a lake.  There is no hurry.  Everyone is calm and moving easily … 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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The Already and the Not Yet: The Paradox of Acceptance and Change

by Elizabeth Eiland, LMSW   We begin to find and become ourselves when we notice how we are already found, already truly, entirely, wildly, messily, marvelously who we were born to be. ~Anne Lamott   Like many of us, I … Continue reading

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Letting Go

by Lisa Anyan Smith, Ph.D. “If you love something, set it free.  If it comes back to you, it’s yours.  If it doesn’t, it never was.”  This quote, widely attributed to Richard Bach of “Jonathan Livingston Seagull” fame, conveys the … Continue reading

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Growing Gratitude

by Micky O’Leary, Ph.D. Let me begin by acknowledging that Gratitude and I got off to a rocky start. As a child, gratitude often meant being reminded how lucky I was to have a loving family, a roof over my … Continue reading

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