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Posted: February 28, 2023

I Only Do What I Want to Do: Taking Care of Myself and Others

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“I only do what I want to do.” That sounds incredibly selfish, doesn’t it? Most of us would feel guilty saying that to ourselves, let alone to another person. Many of us were taught to be […]

Mary Fitzgibbons, Ph.D.

Posted: February 21, 2023

Dating Apps and Today’s Relationship Anxiety

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Marriage through matchmaking was the original form of courtship, recorded as far back as the Bible, but the concept of finding a loving partner and getting to know them through dating before marriage […]

Julia Osborne, MSW, LMSW

Posted: January 31, 2023

Do I have Adult ADHD?

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I recently listened to a podcast in which a doctor referred to Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, as a gift that needs to be unwrapped. As we come out of the holiday season, […]

Angela Cook, MSW, LCSW

Posted: January 24, 2023

Getting Along with Difficult People

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Life would be so much easier if everyone just got along, but at some point, each of us encounters individuals who behave in a manner that evokes anger, fear, humiliation, or a sense […]

Georgean Rustemeyer, MSW, LCSW

Posted: January 17, 2023

Preventing Burnout for Senior Care Professionals

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I’ll be honest…I put off writing this article. I, along with many helping professionals in the senior care field, have been feeling drained. There is so much to do and not enough hands to help. There […]

Amy Neu, MSW, LCSW

Posted: December 15, 2022

Overcoming “The Winter Blues”

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Caregiving for an aging loved one is difficult at any time of the year, but the winter months bring a unique set of physical and emotional challenges for caregivers and their elderly loved […]

Amy Neu, MSW, LCSW

Posted: December 8, 2022

Help for Binge Eating (through “Cookie Season”)

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Disclaimer and Trigger Warning: The author is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, not a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), and mentions of Binge Eating Disorder occur. I always enjoy as the holidays come around […]

Angela Cook, MSW, LCSW

Posted: November 8, 2022

Social Media: Altering Our Reality One Post at a Time

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One of my adolescent clients recently had an epiphany during our session: social media is not real. As we discussed all the ways she felt her peers were surpassing her academically and socially, she […]

Julia Osborne, MSW, LMSW

Posted: November 1, 2022

What is Addiction?

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“We are all going to depend on something!” “What is that giving you that you are not getting?” The former statement is one a colleague shared with me in a conversation years ago, the latter is […]

Bryan Duckham, Ph.D., MSW, LCSW