The Social Work Perspective

National Coalition For Sexual Freedom: Brief Note On Diversity

  I would like to acknowledge the work of this organization (NCSF), of which I’m a member. Its Kink Aware Professionals (KAP) directory is an important asset for who seek professional services that respect and support erotic and sexual diversities. Here is my listing, and from there you can link to the rest of

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Can We Master Jealousy?

Therapy For Jealousy As a relationship therapist, I want to find ways that my clients can understand and master their jealousy, reducing the damage it can cause, and facilitating a process of personal and relational development. Jealousy is a stressful signal that partner differentiation and development in both could take place. At various points in

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Stress and Depression – What’s In A Diagnosis?

Meaning of “Stress” and “Depression” Two recent books have raised provocative points about the most common complaints that clients present to psychotherapists: stress* and depression.  [One Nation Under Stress: The Trouble with Stress as an Idea by Dana Becker] and [How Everyone Became Depressed: The Rise and Fall of the Nervous Breakdown

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How Will This Therapist “Do Better”?

Not only as a sentient adult, but also as the parent of a middle schooler, my emotional life since last Friday morning’s holocaust at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. has been rocked with pain and grief. Response From Social Work Profession So I’ve only begun to think about how

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