Impostor Syndrome

impostor photoWhen we have spent more time than not, judging and being critical of our own abilities, it is difficult to shed the cloak of uncertainty and inferiority. I have had these moments in just about all aspects of my life from motherhood,

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How to Help Your Child Adapt to Wearing a Mask

New Challenges continue to plague parents as the country continues to make adjustments with COVID-19.  Parents are now dealing with how to help their child wear a mask, when some children may not fully be able to understand the health and safety aspect of wearing a mask.

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Special Needs Discipline

It can be challenging to discipline a child with special needs.  While you don’t want bad behaviors to continue, it can be hard to decide whether this behavior should be disciplined or ignored.

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The “Motherhood Constellation”

In my article (Toronto, 1999. The Application of Therapists’ Maternal Capacity in Prerepresentational Body-Based Transference and Countertransference. Psychoanal. Soc. W., 6(2):37-59) I describe the manner in which maternal functioning at its best is replicated in the consulting room in work with pre-verbal material.

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The Inner Life of “Mother”

In my article (Toronto, 1999. The Application of Therapists’ Maternal Capacity in Prerepresentational Body-Based Transference and Countertransference. Psychoanal. Soc. W., 6(2):37-59) I compare the relationship of mother and infant to that of therapist and patient.

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