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How Do We Move forward Together after the Election of Donald Trump?

There has been a tremendous amount of anxiety in the nation since Donald Trump became President-Elect of the United States. Many people are worried about the future of this country and whether their basic rights will be supported. There is considerable tension between those who voted for Trump and those who did not.

Since the election, I have been counseling both Trump and Clinton supporters who are distressed about the tension this election has created. I thought it may be helpful to share the perspective I’ve gained from working with both sides. I have presented these thoughts in two separate letters, one for Clinton supporters, and the other for those who voted for Trump. Both offer concrete suggestions for how people in our nation can move forward together. Continue reading

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The Link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Health in Adulthood

The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is one of the largest public health studies to examine the relationship between exposure to trauma and neglect in childhood and health across the lifespan. The study began in the mid-1990’s as a collaboration between the … Continue reading

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Warning: “Hanging in There” is Destroying Your Health

Many people suffer from stress-related illness. Here’s a great article on the long-term effects of pushing forward, even when your body is screaming for you to stop. Continue reading

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