Tag Archives: emotional development

Authentic Silence of Therapy

The other day a client smiled at me and said, “You are such a Jedi mind trick!”  I laughed because we had spent 50 minutes in near silence. Well, I did. I am comfortable with silence in and out of … Continue reading

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Betrayal

He betrayed you—maybe more than once. Then he changed. Now what? There are few people harder to trust than an addict. He will look you right in the eye and tell you he’s clean, tell you he has finally kicked … Continue reading

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Truth Is…

Black people are raised to acknowledge that every system they encounter is stacked against them, “You have to try twice as hard to get half as far,” “they are all waiting for you to fail,” and “you don’t get second … Continue reading

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Steady Relationship

When you are in a steady relationship, you become mirrors of each other, a reflection of your own behavior. It really comes down to just wanting to be a good person and a good partner. A person that someone is … Continue reading

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Stopping Verbal & Emotional Abuse

Many of us have said, harsh words to our children during moments of anger. But such words have the power to inflict lasting wounds. Here’ a few ways to stop the abuse. If your kid makes a mistake, like spilling … Continue reading

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