VISITING LONDON AND THE UNITED KINGDOM

I’ll be in London and the UK for most of the month of August. With my new book coming out, I’m eager to provide in-service training at a clinic, or perhaps a lecture on the topic of shame and its hidden role in mental health issues, for staff therapists and interns.

And I’d love to hear from any London therapists who might be interested in getting together for coffee, lunch, or a drink sometime in August!

Please reach out to me directly at: afterpsy@gmail.com

The Father’s Gaze

Father Holding Infant 2002

I have a memory of my father from when I was about seven years old. Whether it is factually accurate, it is emotionally true.

My mother was in Texas at the time following the death of her mother. My other grandmother, my father’s mother, had come to stay with us because he didn’t cook, clean, or involve himself with the daily routines of his children. My father was a self-employed builder and worked long hours.

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