Category Archives: Therapist Articles

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Saying Goodbye

By Elizabeth Eiland Figueroa, LMSW   “Is your couch heavy?” a colleague asks me. She is buying my office furniture, and needs to plan how she will load it into her borrowed truck.  I think of all the emotional weight … Continue reading

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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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Take Two Laps Around the Block and Call Me in the Morning

  by Lisa Anyan Smith, Ph.D. Years ago, as a budding mental health professional, I took a job at a residential treatment center for emotionally and behaviorally challenged youths.  I lived and worked alongside teens at a rural camp, where we … 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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Eat, Drink, and Be Mindful

By: Elizabeth Eiland Figueroa, LMSW  [Title from Susan Albers, Psy.D., author of Eat, Drink, and Be Mindful: How to End Your Struggle with Mindless Eating and Start Savoring Food with Intention and Joy (2008)] We all eat and drink, at … Continue reading

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