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Where Were You When the Boston Marathon Bombs Exploded?

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Where were you when the Boston Marathon Bombs exploded? Breaking news, yet again of another major national crisis. Two brothers have been allegedly identified for planting two bombs that exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon this past week. It is difficult, if not impossible to avoid the barrage of information cast out […]

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Coping with the Boston marathon bombing, West, TX disasters

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By Dr. Harold Duncan You and I were not there to witness the terroristic Boston Marathon bombings on Patriots’ Day, 2013.  Nor were we in West, Texas, two days later to experience the tragic explosion of the fertilizer plant and the many levels of devastation that ensued. However, most of us have seen those images […]

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To Skype Or Not To Skype–Skype Counseling Sessions from Preston Place Counseling

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By Kelly Antwine and Dr. Harold Duncan UPDATE: All Preston Place Counselors offer Skype Counseling Sessions, however, there are some limitations. For Dr. Terri Gonzales in particular, her Skype counseling sessions only are offered for adult clients or parents in filial training. She cannot and will not Skype with child clients. Today we were interviewed […]

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NYT Story–Study Finds Genetic Risk Factors

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From The New York Times Feb. 28, 2013: The psychiatric illnesses seem very different — schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, major depression and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Yet they share several genetic glitches that can nudge the brain along a path to mental illness, researchers report. Which disease, if any, develops is thought to depend on […]

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Practical Strategies For Managing Stress

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Practical Strategies For Managing Stress Stress is a part of everyone’s life. In fact, many believe we need a certain amount of stress in life in order to accomplish anything worthwhile. Stress adds flavor, challenge and opportunity to life. However, unmanaged, on-going stress may lead to serious physical and emotional health problems. 100 years ago […]

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Dr. Harold Duncan Explains: Why Am I Who I Am?

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Why I Am Who I Am? “Why do I think the way I think . . . and feel the way I feel . . . and behave the way I behave?” “Why do I make the decisions I do?” “Why am I attracted to the people I am?” It has been said that “Why?” […]

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When is it Time to Consider Psychotherapy?

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When is it Time to Consider Psychotherapy? 1. When a life event is having a strong, prolonged negative emotional impact that doesn’t improve over time. All of us experience loss and change that can trigger difficult feelings. The ending of a major relationship, a financial setback, a serious accident or illness will usually activate normal […]

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What is Psychotherapy?

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What is Psychotherapy? For many people, the idea of consulting a psychotherapist regarding a personal problem is strange, foreign and threatening. They may believe that counseling is only for people who are seriously mentally ill or for those who have experienced an extremely traumatic life event such as the death of a family member, divorce […]

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Child-Parent-Relationship Training Begins Feb. 7, 2013

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Child-Parent-Relationship Training Begins Feb. 7, 2013 Dr. Terri Gonzales on Thursday announced she is taking applications for a 10-week Child-Parent-Relationship Training beginning Feb. 7, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in Dallas. Dr. Gonzales asks parents with children younger than 10 the following questions: Do you feel like you have lost control of your role as a […]

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Hiding in Plain Sight

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Have you ever noticed how some people just seem to have it all?  They seem happy, rich, sophisticated and overall just really balanced? They project an image of a carefree lifestyle where they are loved, secure, successful and everything is at their fingertips. It seems that that nothing could possibly go wrong for them.  Or […]

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