In the Pot of Boiling Water: Reflections of a Counselor

As a mental health counselor, I’ve heard scores of people who were in my office telling me about abuse they experienced. Why did they stay so long? Many ask. I use the analogy of a frog in a pot of boiling water. And I couldn’t help but think of people being rounded up, separated and thrown into camps made out of wire and bars. How did we get to this point and the lack of empathy? Again-I thought of the frog in a pot of boiling water… … More In the Pot of Boiling Water: Reflections of a Counselor

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Election Depression

The elction results and aftermath fallout has many thrown into deep stages of grief (Kubler Ross, 1969): denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance.  Cycling through various stages feels often like Dorothy tumbling through a Kansas tornado leaving us bewildered, exhausted, and upset.  No doubt.   Before liquidating your assets and escaping to the Dominican … More Election Depression