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How Can You Make Sad Fun or Playful?

Emotions are complicated things. (Duh, or else this profession wouldn’t exist). Sometimes stating the obvious is necessary to get to the next place, like the ability and need to have simultaneous emotions roiling around together. Like Fun, playful and sad. … Continue reading »

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Men and Intimacy

This s a great podcast by Sean Croxton with his therapist, Matthew Sanders, regarding men, perceptions and how to embrace intimacy. Enjoy! seancroxton.com/podcasts/022-matthew-sanders

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Trust Building

The magnificent John Gottman shares a jewel about how trust gets built, maintained or rebuilt in a relationship. It is in the small moments.  

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Let’s Meet in Mystic!

As a member of the Board of Directors I am thrilled to help promote this year’s CTAMFT Annual Conference on April 20. We have been working extremely hard to bring MFTs and other therapy professionals a truly amazing learning and … Continue reading »

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It’s Valentine’s Day

I know, so many people are offput by the somewhat contrived essence of Valentine’s Day, a Hallmark cash cow and one more way for those who are un-coupled to feel even more left out. I know, I know. But that’s … 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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Happy New Year!

2010 is upon us and everyone at MFT3 would like to wish you and yours a happy, healthy, safe and peaceful new year (let us know if we can help in any way, too!). There is an upcoming special on … Continue reading »

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Independence

In the spirit of independence, the therapists at MFT3 would like to acknowledge how difficult it can be to ask for help when you need it. After all, aren’t we all supposed to be able to manage our problems on … Continue reading »

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