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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 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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Turning Toward Our Shadow

Darby Christopher, LMSW We all have a preferred way of viewing ourselves, which includes owning the personality traits that we believe will serve us best in the world. Often, cultural values that we uphold, such as loyalty, optimism or courage, … Continue reading

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Using the Soaps to Explore Your Unconscious

by Claire N. Scott, Ph.D. Using soap operas (or movies or books) to learn about the contents of your unconscious mind is not as bizarre an idea as it first may sound. We all probably can appreciate the fact that … Continue reading

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