Life Cycles, by Toby Dauber, L.C.S.W.

As a psychotherapist in private practice for over 30 years, I have had the pleasure and privilege of knowing people intimately. What I do gives me purpose and self-satisfaction. I often find myself wishing I could help someone more or wanting to understand something deeper. I take time during the week to jot down notes…

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Josh Glawe, LCSW: Dismantling the Disdain

Dismantling the Disdain Welcome and thank you for taking the time to read my first blog post. Moving forward, I plan to write a series related to alcohol and drug related problems (AOD) in the United States. It is one of the most prolific issues with which society has to contend. Most people have either…

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Softer Eyes: Vol. 2

Welcome to the second installment of my blog, Softer Eyes. In my first posting, I described the concept of Softer Eyes. In essence, Softer Eyes refers to the ability to view our partner through a compassionate, benevolent lens. When most couples present for couples therapy, they are hurt and understandably angry with their partner. While…

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Fears and Phobias Are Readily Treatable

What are you afraid of? Flying? Public speaking? Heights? These are among the more common fears or phobias. Less common fears can cover a wide range of objects, animals and social situations such as fear of driving or fear of death. The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that about 9% of adults are affected…

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Coming Out on Your Own Terms

Public attitudes toward homosexuality have changed decidedly in the last twenty years. The rapidity of the shift toward greater tolerance of homosexual behavior across all religious and political groups – with younger people leading the way – is evidenced most dramatically in the growing acceptance of same-sex marriage. While there are likely many reasons for…

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SOFTER EYES: Volume 1

Welcome to the first installment of my new blog, Softer Eyes. I very much appreciate your taking the time to check it out, and I hope that the concept of Softer Eyes will be both meaningful and useful to you in your personal and professional relationships. For those of you who may not be aware,…

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About Alzheimer’s Disease

It is estimated that as many as 5.1 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease.  The number is escalating in line with the aging population; the first baby boomers began turning 65 in 2011. Advanced age is the greatest risk factor, with the incidence of the disease doubling every five years between 65 and 95. Every year…

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