Category "Peer Counseling"

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Father

The role of Father is riddled with pain in my family lineage.  It is not surprising to me that the words to express my celebration of Father’s Day did not come until the wee hours of the morning the following […]

I am Mother with you

  Before I was one, my relationship with “Mother” was for the most part evaluative.  What would I do the same?  What would I do differently?  Who did it right?  Who did it wrong?  What was normal?  What was healthy?  […]

What is a Pattern?

What is a Pattern? Patterns develop around our responses to significant (usually traumatic) life occurrences and manifest as a recording that, when played, seems to temporarily take control of us. It’s important to remember that the pattern is not the […]

Are We Ready to be Peers?

People who know my work know that I teach a program called Holistic Peer Counseling (HPC). In a recent class, the term “open source” was tossed around as one of the great things about HPC. I think it was a […]

Loving Anger

Loving Anger One of the most powerful moments of my life came while having tea with a colleague in New York City.   I can’t even remember what we were discussing, but he stopped mid sentence and said to me, “I […]

What do you want?

What do you want? In a recent peer counseling session, I was rambling on about oh…the current frustrations of my life.  “And this person did this, and that person did that and oh this was awful and that was so […]

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