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Why? When? How?

Why do we hear more about tragedies, trauma and crisis on an every day, unrelenting basis? When will we begin to become calloused and indifferent to the sadness and the emotional pain? How can we change the tide? For help […]

“We have 4 seasons, we just don’t know which order we get them”

One of the greatest weather comments was the one above, said to me once by a Lund’s employee that helped me with my groceries. Our Minnesota weather makes for good conversations. We abhor it, dread it, anticipate it, glory in […]

Women and Body Image

We might have historically gotten through (hopefully) the worst winter in 30 years. The next season outside of avoiding the potholes is…..BATHING SUIT SEASON  !!!!  This is when notoriously the scale , the mirror and those summer clothes that we […]

Remembering What Makes Us Calli

It is hard to believe that The Calli Institute has been open since 2010. When we opened Calli, most GPS systems took people to residential areas blocks away; the geography looking out from the office was our own version of […]

Vulnerability

Vulnerability is a big part of counseling . To be able to be vulnerable with oneself is one thing but to be able to be vulnerable and not “disappear” in front of another is even more difficult. The first book […]

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Another School Trauma

How is that another school trauma becomes a surreal part of our awareness? A school in Pittsburgh, of which I am familiar when I lived there was the scene of another senseless crime scene today. More adolescent teens will have […]

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