Graduation Slump

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As several of my girls approach their graduation dates, I am noticing a consistent trend. I notice that many of their behaviors were at a more desirable level a couple of months ago then they are today. This goes against the perfect positive correlation between length of stay and behavior…

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Courage!

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In To Kill A Mocking Bird Atticus Finch says, “I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it…

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Cold, Scarring and Fire

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One of my passions outside of therapy is working with trees. While I was attending the University I remember walking from class to class picking up seeds and learning how to grown them myself. Now getting a tree to grow isn’t as simple as placing a seed in the ground…

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The Miracle of Change

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As we approach the season of Fall and the leaves start to bring forth their vibrant colors and the feeling of the air begins to change, my thoughts are turned to recognizing the miracle of change.  Change surrounds us each new day and each new season.  The change of flowers springing...
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