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Welcome to After Psychotherapy! If you’d like to join in the conversation, respond to what I or other site visitors have said or share you own experience, feel free to submit a comment to any of the posts. I read … Continue reading

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Appearing in the “Newspaper of Record”

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In April when visiting New York City, we had dinner one night with our friend Reed Birney, an actor whose scarily good performance in Harvey Fierstein’s Casa Valentina last season won him a Tony award nomination and a Drama Desk … Continue reading

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Second Thoughts on Sliding Scale Payment

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While having coffee last week with my friends Christina and Peter, fellow writers from my Thursday afternoon group, we were discussing how a young philanthropist here in Chapel Hill had helped raise funds to rebuild a beauty salon burned during … Continue reading

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The Role of Intuition (ESP?) in Psychotherapy

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While working on an article about virtual psychotherapy for The Atlantic, I began to think about the role of intuition in the work we therapists do: how it functions and what enables us to understand the way a client is … Continue reading

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Seasonal Affective Disorder and the Healing Power of Sunlight

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The effect of sunlight upon mental health has been obtruding into my consciousness of late. To begin with, when I needed continuing education hours to renew my license, I took an online video course a couple of months ago focused … Continue reading

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My Idea of Friendship

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One day many years ago, my friend Ann told me she had scheduled an appointment with a surgeon to discuss whether to undergo a hip replacement. She and her doctor would be evaluating the results of x-rays and a recent … Continue reading

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