What You Can Learn from Grip of the Hawk

A psychologist has sometimes been described as an advice giver.  And though I want to guide patients to answers when possible, my non-fiction books are filled with advice and useful self-help tools.  But what about in my novel, Grip of the Hawk?  Are there lessons to be learned?  The answer is yes.

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A Personal Look at My Professional Life

I often get asked how I became a psychologist and author.  I like to quip that becoming a psychologist started when I was 4 years old when, like other kids, I tried to take care of my mother’s feelings.  Sometimes it even worked.  I had a natural empathy for people and as a teen I helped my friends solve their family and relationship problems with some success.  It seemed logical that I would find my way to working with the human mind. But

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Holiday Blues - Part I

It is upon us: the season of good cheer, warm fuzzies and togetherness.  Or so they say.  If we are to be decking the halls with lots of jollies, why is it that so many grumble and grunt, get sick, anxious and depressed or simply “bah humbug” it all?  And even if we do look forward to the holiday, what can we do to guarantee more joy, love and well being during this time?

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