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Please read my blog for my thoughts and tips on Joyful Living and Joyful Dating.

Marital Anxiety-Anxiety Treatment

11

Sep
2012
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Sam was furious last week as he walked into my office. He vented about his marriage. He explained to me that he felt he and his wife were no longer in love. To add to his overall stress, his job was not satisfying, and...

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College Blues-Anxiety in a New Environment

27

Aug
2012
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The falling autumn leaves and bags packed and waiting by the door signal endings…and new beginnings. For many, it marks a journey away from home to begin a college career. Feelings about the new experiences evoke mixed emotions for parents and their young ones...

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Karen Continued…(Part II)

21

Aug
2012
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Karen began to see the benefit of therapy as she continued to use the skills learned from the CBT and mindfulness therapies. But she also felt she gained a great deal from the more intensive psychoanalytic work we often focused on. Some clients want to...

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Anxiety Treatment in the Dating World-How Psychoanalytic Therapy Can Help

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Aug
2012
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Karen collapsed on the couch moaning, “I can’t believe it! Typical. Another man I just met and then went out on a date with turned out to be a complete jerk!”  Karen had been in psychoanalytic therapy for anxiety treatment for several months and had reached...

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Managing College When You’re Managing ADD Tampa

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Jul
2012
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Kevin*, who had been diagnosed with ADD Tampa, walked into my office seeking help as he entered his sophomore year of college.  Kevin talked to me about the fun he had as a freshman out on his own for the first time.  But he’d...

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ADHD Therapy in Tampa

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Jul
2012
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Suzette fell onto the couch in my office exclaiming, “I need help!”   She was frazzled.  “I just don’t know how to get my household under control or even myself. I feel so overwhelmed most of the time.  Suzette explained, “My life was fairly easy...

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Saluting Single Dads in Tampa Bay

03

Jul
2012
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Did you know that single father homes are on the rise?  Over the previous ten years, we’ve seen the number of single father homes grow by sixty percent.  Let’s not forget about these dads raising children on their own!  As I was writing the last blog, I...

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Single Moms Get the Job(s) Done!

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Jun
2012
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Do you remember the days when “experts” claimed that children who were raised by single mothers would grow up and inevitably turn into dysfunctional adults who would fail in life?  “Children of single moms are going to fail academically!” they warned us.  “Single moms’...

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Mom’s Mental Health

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May
2012
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When many people hear the word “moms,” often they think of moms with young children.  Today, I’d like to talk to moms of adult children.  No matter what age our children have grown to, mothers still hang on to concerns but have the highest...

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