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A Season of Meaning – Making the Holidays Your Own

I’ve never been a big fan of the holiday season. As a young child, holidays were a time for getting together with aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents. As I got older, it was sad to see that tradition end as relatives died, moved away or were busy with their own families. In high school I…
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Hope

“Hope” is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all. And sweetest in the Gale is heard and sore must be the storm, that could abash the little Bird that kept so many warm. I’ve heard it in the chillest land and…
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Stress… or depression?

Many clients come to see me, seeking psychotherapy for stress. Very often, stress is actually depression of which the person is unaware. In most cases, I recommend the book How to Heal Depression, by Harold H. Bloomfield and Peter McWilliams (1994), as a way to educate clients about their depression. Continue Reading
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Teenage Substance Abuse

Are you concerned that your teenager might be using drugs or alcohol? Has she or he already gotten into trouble due to substance use? We can help. A Peaceful Balance Clinical Consultation & Counseling Services provides comprehensive substance abuse services...
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