The Cabin in the Glen was a special place for family gatherings, spiritual awakenings, retreats, transformation and healing.
As a practicing psychotherapist for more than forty years, I can’t not express my deepest sorrow and concern for what I am observing as an active and fearful citizen of our country. Perhaps I am too old, too naïve or simply too biased to ignore the changes I am experiencing in our government and its impact on my country and people.
Reprinted from Huffington Post | May 20, 2014 By Joan E. Childs On July 2, 1998, my beautiful 34-year-old daughter, Pam, a Ph.D. and clinical social worker, leaped to her death from a 15th-story window. Although her death gave every appearance of suicide, her executioner was her Bipolar 1 disorder. By the time she passed, […]
I am fully aware that many clinicians in my field who use Skype as a medium to do therapy. I have chosen not to use this medium with a few exceptions.
Everyone knows that there is no intimacy without conflict; unless of course, you agree never to disagree. Then, you don’t have a healthy relationship; you have codependency. Conflicts need to be externalized and resolved.
Losing a child is every parent’s worst nightmare. This nightmare can happen to anyone. Since the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, it feels like we are living in a third world country; not the country I grew up in in the 1950’s, perhaps the last age of innocence. The United […]
I read the blog written by Liza Long with heartfelt sympathy and interest. I too am a mother recovering from the loss of a daughter who suffered from mental illness.
Everyone knows that there is no intimacy without conflict; unless of course, you agree never to disagree. Then, you don’t have a healthy relationship; you have codependency. In healthy relationships, neither party subjugates their feelings to please the other. Conflicts need to be externalized and resolved.
Angel to Remember She was breathtakingly beautiful, brilliant and bewitching! She was passionate, powerful and precocious. Her power to heal transcended anyone’s imagination.
I am excited to share some great news and a sneak peak with all my readers. One of the reasons you haven’t heard from me for a while is because I’ve been busy launching my career as a professional speaker. My most recent presentation at Barry University where I spoke to the students and […]