Category Archives: Metta’s Articles

These articles are written or referenced by Metta Sweet Johnson Edge, LCSW, MAT.

Living Your Personal Revolution

(inspired by Broadway’s Hamilton: An American Musical) by Metta Sweet Edge, LCSW, MAT I’m past patiently waitin’. I’m passionately smashin’ every expectation, Every action’s an act of creation! I’m laughin’ in the face of casualties and sorrow, For the first … Continue reading

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Discovering the Sun of Self and Eclipsing Your Inner Critic’s Discomfort

By Metta Sweet Edge, LCSW, MAT Driving home at sunset from the beach this summer, my two-and-a-half year old son pointed West and shouted excitedly “Orange Sun! Orange Sun! Orange Sun!” over and over in delight.  Clearly amazed and thrilled … 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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Personality Drive: A Holistic View

By Metta Sweet Edge, LCSW It’s becoming increasingly well known and accepted that thoughts, feelings, and physical experiences are interrelated and deeply inform and impact one’s daily life.  For example, a single thought (“I’m running late”) almost instantaneously causes a … Continue reading

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The Shadow: Misunderstood and Maligned Ally

by Metta Sweet Johnson Edge, MSW, LCSW I’ve been afraid of the dark as long as I can remember.  As a child, even with my nightlight on and my sister sleeping in the room after I pleaded and bargained with … Continue reading

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