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The Love of an Aunt: Call me “Ellie”

My Beautiful Aunt Gilda died on her birthday, yesterday at 2:00 PM. She passed with amazing grace, and my personal loss is deep. You see, my Aunt was a caring mother to me in every way. I was blessed to … Continue reading

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Mental Illness: A Communicable Disease?

There has been an enormous amount of press and publicity about the Ebola virus and the lives this terrible communicable disease has recently claimed. The current statistic reports that presently¬†the Ebola death toll nears 1,000 people worldwide. Thank goodness, steps … Continue reading

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JFK and I

I was ten years old when a teacher whose name I do not remember barged into my fifth grade classroom and cried out, “The President has been shot. They think he is dead!” I can still feel that electric bolt … Continue reading

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This little unrehearsed video explains why collaborative practitioners will benefit from training in our Streamlined Protocols. On another note, I had to chuckle when I saw it…two coaching divas doing their thing. Click on the video link below to hear … Continue reading

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Divorce and Defeating Anxiety

I just returned from LA where, with my training team, I presented a three-day training in Collaborative Divorce. One initial observation I made from this training: many divorce lawyers who practice non-collaboratively are highly anxious and strung out about their … Continue reading

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You Tube: Transference and Countertransference This video has received almost 10,000 views since I posted it to You Tube. You Tube is a great pathway to “show ’em what you got”. Please have a look. It speaks for itself.

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Linked In Think-Tank

Linked In is one form of social media that actually feels less “social” and more professional to me. It carries an air of being sophisticated, savvy and success-oriented. Navigating around Linked In usually feels like a worthwhile investment of my … Continue reading

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In Pace Pipio

Tweeting is not really my strong suit. My nature is much louder and much more verbose than a chirp-here and a chirp-there. But, the times demand a tweeter¬†and so I hesitantly take part and probably am not utilizing this form … Continue reading

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Facebook and Mental Health

I have the honor of serving as a contributor/administrator of a Mental Health Facebook Page. This page has over 13,000 followers. The irony is that the page does not usually give me any direct exposure. I sign the end of … Continue reading

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Sorrow at Sandy Hook: One Path for Children’s Trauma Relief

I am trying so hard to find a way to deal with my own trauma and grief from the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. One way for me to feel better during a time like this is to try … Continue reading

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