Abuse Is a Bad Word

There is nothing mindful about abuse. However, it is a terrible problem in our country and often goes unreported, especially when family members don’t recognize the behaviors as abusive. I felt it necessary to write this article. There are Internet resources listed at the end along with 3 books that I have found very helpful.…

Still a Stigma?

Maybe our first solution is to let health be health and disease be disease and cease to classify one as physical and the other as mental. The negative stigma attached to a significant mental health diagnosis is still real for many Americans. I interact with clients caught in this trap almost daily. It is heartbreaking…

Talking Teenage

Welcome guest bloggers Barbara Greenberg, PhD and Jennifer A. Powell-Lunder, Psy.D Barbara and Jennifer  are clinical psychologists who specialize in the treatment of teens and their families. They are respected writers, speakers, and consultants on teen issues and both maintain a private clinical practice. They are the authors of Teenage as a Second Language and…