Archive for January, 2004

What’s the Buzz?**

Friday, January 30th, 2004

Regarding the inevitable brouhaha surrounding Gibson’s movie, The Passion of the Christ: The argument about the film’s political implications is important and, in any case, will be hard — at least for a while — to drown out. But at a certain point, disciples of cinema, whatever their other loyalties and affiliations, must reaffirm a […]

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Why Marriages Succeed or Fail

Friday, January 30th, 2004

For a good portion of Wednesday and Thursday, and now apparently into Friday, I have been reading and extrapolating information from Why Marriages Succeed or Fail, compiling quizzes from the book to use with the various couples I counsel. The author, John Gottman, is a professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of […]

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Of Necessity

Thursday, January 29th, 2004

I started writing this blog in late August, when I launched my private practice. Its purpose has been to provide a public service by posting about mental health topics/links and also by featuring words that provoke thought. At the same time, I started a personal blog using a pseudonym. I’d had a personal blog previously, […]

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