Category Archives: How I Do Psychotherapy

Encouraging Mistakes In Order to Facilitate Learning

A true story I shared with a colleague: When Milton Erickson sent each of his 7 kids off to first grade, he’d hide something behind his back, saying  ” Now, I want you to make LOTS OF MISTAKES in school, … Continue reading

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The Perils of Being a Psychotherapist

I couldn’t copy this post to re-post without a great deal of trouble.  A summary:  As a new therapist, the author shares the pain & burden of absorbing on the woes of her clients, and carrying too many complex cases … Continue reading

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Marriage council — my “Stay Happily Married.com” podcast

My interview on friendship between partners is up on one of Lee Rosen’s fine websites, StayHappilyMarried.com.   Have a listen and  do let me know what you think.   And as of this moment there is still room in the … Continue reading

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Loneliness

my post responding to a list serve request for suggestions about loneliness. Lonely is sure not the same thing as “alone’ — It seems to me both 1] a history of regular, strong and long enough early family emotional intimacy, … Continue reading

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Posted in All Day Groups, Depression, Group Therapy, How I Do Psychotherapy, Hypnosis, Marriage & Relationships, Self-Hypnosis, Uncategorized, Workshops | Leave a comment

All Day Intimacy Skills Group Oct 26

Love Skills Hypnotically Enhanced Intimacy Bob Dick’s Last All Day Workshop in 2012 Bob Dick, Ph.D., C.G.P., A.C., is known as a Therapist’s Therapist, with decades of experience in the Triangle Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 9:00am to 5:00pm At Bob’s … Continue reading

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Training Group for Therapists

Her’s a note I sent to an interested therapist about my monthly Training group. Hey P, I’ve led a monthly Training and Support Group (not a Supervision Group), for therapists for about 25 years. We meet first Fridays, 10:AM – … Continue reading

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Psychotherapy Effectiveness

Here’s the latest scientific statement from the American Psychological Association — it can give strong  support to folks wondering whether good research supports positive outcomes in psychotherapy. Effects and Effectiveness of Psychotherapy”   American Psychological Association Committee  8/2012 “Every day, … Continue reading

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Anxiety resource with Personal Remedies

Peggy Payne’s Boldness Blog ANXIOUS WRITER ATTEMPTS ADVENTUROUS LIFE Search This Blog   Home Contact   Books ~ Sister India ~ Revelation ~ The Healing Power of Doing Good ~ Doncaster: A Legacy of Personal Style Manuscript Review & Career Consulting … Continue reading

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Marriage and Intimate Friendship

I just finished a phone interview with Lee Rosen of the Rosen Law Firm for their useful website Stayhappilymarried.com .  This site is one of their several, free information resources around marriage and family issues.  Our interview will be permanently available … Continue reading

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Two New Videos

Both videos are now available from the menu at the top of my Home page.  I hope to get a small picture beside the titles in the menu, to make them more visible.  And to delete that funny-looking face leading … Continue reading

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