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Join Us in Welcoming Valerie to MFT3!

Please join us in welcoming our newest therapist to the MFT3 family. Valerie Le Cann Jones, LMFT comes to us with a deep background in addictions, domestic violence, trauma and family dynamics. She is a Licensed MFT from Fairfield University … Continue reading »

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A Thought about Thanks

It happens every year, but the Thanksgiving and winter holidays tend to make many folks very sad and anxious. This in turn makes me quite sad because they are some of my most favorite days and memories. Recently I was … Continue reading »

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MFT3’s 3rd Anniversary!

MFT3 is 3! (or as my mother would say, “you’ve entered your fourth year, hunny”.) Today is the day, three years ago exactly, that the doors to MFT3 were opened. I am so proud to still be here 3 years … Continue reading »

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Thanksgiving Humor

This time of year can become very anxiety ridden when we set unrealistic expectations upon ourselves and others to have a “perfect” holiday gathering. Sometimes we need tools, like humor, to keep ourselves grounded and to remind ourselves that it’s … Continue reading »

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Giving Thanks

Here we are, on the threshold of the “Holiday Season” and at least in my office, panic, doubt, self-loathing and dread are already at the table. The holidays conjure up so many emotions and feelings, not to mention the fact … Continue reading »

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“This Emotional Life” Uplifting

In the final installment of PBS’s “This Emotional Life” series, episode 3 “Rethinking Happiness” focused on happiness, rejuvenation and misperceptions regarding how beliefs that are sometimes associated with happiness may not actually influence happiness at all. Why is the one … Continue reading »

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Episode 2 “This Emotional Life” Powerful!

Episode 2 of PBS’s “This Emotional Life” series looks at emotions that are commonly regarded as obstacles to happiness — such as anger, fear, anxiety, and despair. At first blush these seem like pretty heavy topics, don’t I already know … Continue reading »

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“This Emotional Life” Outstanding!

Joyfully, the first installment of “This Emotional Life” on PBS last night was outstanding! (see the whole 2-hour show here). The subject was “Family, Friends and Lovers” and the focus was on the impact and importance of the relationships we … Continue reading »

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Free Workshop; “Happy Parents = Happy Kids”

Join MFT3 as we present a free workshop on December 3 from 7-8pm at the offices of Total Learning and Therapy Center in Trumbull, CT. We will explore three topics; family structure and culture, conflict resolution and repairs, and building … Continue reading »

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Thanksgiving

Autumn is a time of falling leaves and new smells, battening down the hatches and preparing for winter, a time to reflect and regroup after the frenetic pace of summer and all of its activities. How appropriate that Thanksgiving is … Continue reading »

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