Category Archives: marriage therapy

Superposition of Marital States of Bliss and Misfortune (#poem)

There’s always that stage Where you’re both in And you’re out, you know? You never thought you’d Be caught in the trap of “I owe it to the children.” You didn’t think you’d Ever cringe just because you heard the … Continue reading

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“When Clients are Grieving” CEU ethics workshop in Houston (Friday, December 4, 2015)

We are offering a workshop on the ethics of grief on Friday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. till noon. We will be exploring proper responses to grieving clients. Most therapists accept the dictum that “There is no wrong way to … Continue reading

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The Social Dimensions of Gaslighting

In the last few years, it seems the term “gas lighting” has become nearly ubiquitous. The term was first used in the 1950s to mean some kind of emotional manipulation, but more specifically to mean making someone doubt his or … Continue reading

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Therapy: The Poison of the Phrase “Usually the Man”

When Charles Dickens wrote Oliver Twist, he never bothered to make mention of the race or religion of any of the characters, except one. Throughout most of the novel, Fagin is referred to as “The Jew” with occasional variations on … Continue reading

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