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Grace

I wish I could lead as gracefully as Gayle King. Sometimes when I proposed ideas, I’d get her trademark email that led with “Hmmm…not so sure about this.” Eventually, I realized that was her nice way of saying, “This idea … Continue reading

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Silence of Therapy

Silence is not a thing we make; it is something into which we enter. It is always there… All we can make is noise. – Mother Maribel What to do with silence: Give the individual a chance to talk before … Continue reading

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Getting to No

Learning to Say No. I came up with six questions that I hoped would help me reclaim my life. I call them The Big Six, and I offer them here for one simple reason: They work. Next time someone asks you … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Note: Silence

My career journal is filled with scraps of paper, my dreams, countless questions, and thoughts; all of which bring a flood of memories with one powerful statement, which is “I wish someone would have told me this.” So, I’ll be … Continue reading

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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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