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Coat of Many Colors

By Spencer Northey | May 7, 2021
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Coat of Many Colors Written and Sung by Dolly Parton My coat of many colors That my momma made for me Made only from rags But I wore it so proudly (see full lyrics at the end of this post) This song tells a beautiful story of a mom’s differentiation, and how it supported her…

What’s the Deal with Apology Dinners?

By Elisabeth LaMotte | May 4, 2021
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I knew nothing about the viral apology dinner convo that was flying around the cybersphere until contacted by Huffington Post to weigh in. I also had a chance to discuss the topic with channel Q and will add that link soon. Therapists have some thoughts about that viral “Apology Dinner” Below are my full thoughts…

The Bones

By Spencer Northey | April 30, 2021
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The Bones Sung by Maren Morris Written by Maren Morris, Jimmy Robbins, and Laura Veltz  When the bones are good, the rest don’t matter Yeah, the paint could peel, the glass could shatter Let it rain ’cause you and I remain the same When there ain’t a crack in the foundation Baby, I know any…

One Step at a Time

By Spencer Northey | April 27, 2021
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One Step at a Time Sung by Jordin Sparks Written by Robbie Nevil, Lauren Evans, Jonas Jeberg and Mich Hansen We live and we learn To take one step at a time There’s no need to rush It’s like learning to fly Or falling in love (Just falling in love) It’s gonna happen when it’s supposed to happen Then…

Take Yo’ Praise

By Spencer Northey | April 21, 2021
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Take Yo’ Praise by Camile Yarbrough We’ve come a long long way together Through the hard times and the good I have to celebrate you baby I have to praise you like I should  Vingette: Sean and Selena have been together for about 7 years, they are working through surviving the pandemic and raising a…

Our Souls at Night

By Elisabeth LaMotte | April 12, 2021
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Committed relationships often feel complicated, as any couples therapist will acknowledge. But falling in love often feels simple. Clear and inspiring, liberating and pure. Kent Haruf captures the purity and ease of burgeoning romantic feelings in his final novel, Our Souls at Night. The novel is a quick, engaging read that explores the magic of…

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Resources, Holding Hands

We suggest resources so that the therapy is happening not just in our office, but outside of the office, in your lives. To this end, we suggest books, films, web sites and articles that are tailored to the needs and interests of each client. Many clients identify with characters in books and films, and describe how their awareness of these resources helps them realize that they are not alone and their problems and are solvable.

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