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          Caveat Emptor – Buyer Beware Below is a short list of the complaints I have heard about people working with counselors. I have also included some tips and questions to help you find the right counselor for you. The counselor: answered the phone during my session checked their email during my session regularly checked […]

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          Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. – Warren Buffett Now that we have a clearer understanding of who does what, let’s go over some more practical information about selecting the professional you will work with. After determining which professional’s skill set meets your needs, the next thing most of us […]

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                    Success depends upon previous preparation . . . – Confucious I FIRMLY BELIEVE THAT FINDING THE RIGHT COUNSELOR IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF THE COUNSELING PROCESS. OVER THE YEARS I HAVE HEARD A LONG LIST OF NEGATIVE EXPERIENCES PEOPLE HAVE HAD WITH OTHER COUNSELORS AS WELL AS SOME GENERAL MISCONCEPTIONS PEOPLE OFTEN HAVE […]

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A Cherokee tells a story to his grandson- A fight is going on inside me. It is a terrible fight, and it is between two wolves. The first wolf represents: fear, anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other wolf stands for: joy, peace, […]

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It has never been and never will be easy work, but the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveller than the road built in despair even though they both lead to the same destination. – Marian Zimmer Bradley For those of you who don’t know, I have a rare genetic […]

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  • APOML - Your statement, “it is our responsibility to take ownership of our actions and reactions,” reminds me of the message of a famous work of philosophy I recently re-read: Sartre’s “Existentialism is a Humanism.” While many will not agree with his premise since his philosophy is grounded in an atheistic worldview, there are optimistic and empowering morsels to chew on here. Namely, man is responsible for his own actions and, hence, for determining his life’s meaning and fulfillment. I recommend it in addition to Frankl’s important work that you linked.ReplyCancel