psychotherapy

The Healing Power of Hugs

One day several years ago, I spontaneously hugged a patient of mine, Gretchen. It was during a moment in which …

What Mad Men Taught Us About Trauma, Shame and Recovery

Don Draper was a survivor of childhood trauma. But, when we first met Don, the protagonist of the acclaimed television …

It’s Not Always Depression, Sometimes It’s Shame

How can it be that a seemingly depressed person, one who shows clinical symptoms, doesn’t respond to antidepressants or psychotherapy? …

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