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A Word about Safe Conversations, 2020

A Word about Safe Conversations, 2020 It’s that time again! Announcing our upcoming Safe Conversations Workshop, Saturday, October 3. This year, due to the need to “distance,” our numbers are limited, and attendance is on a first come, first served basis.  To register, please click on: https://prestoncrest.org/events/safe Developed by Drs. Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly […]

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A Word about ‘Thank You, COVID’

A Word about “Thank You, COVID” Everyone is aware (some, painfully so) of the frustrations of living in our current sequestering, social distancing, mask wearing society. Most are doing the best they know how to do, but many are still having a difficult time under the circumstances.  You have probably read about the huge increases (just […]

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A Word about Pandemic Emotional Health

A Word about Pandemic Emotional Health I just became aware of a study regarding the psychiatric impact of COVID in the UK.  The findings are not surprising, but they may help confirm that you and I are not alone in how we feel and how we are reacting to our current challenges. Please click on […]

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A Word about my Grand Reopening

A Word about my Grand Reopening As a result of last Monday’s announcement by Governor Greg Abbott concerning “opening up Texas,” I am pleased and excited to let you know that my counseling office is once again open for business. I understand that some of you will continue to be more cautious.  In that event, I will continue […]

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Important Announcement from Dr. Harold Duncan

As a result of Monday’s announcement by governor Greg Abbott concerning “opening up Texas,” I am pleased and excited to let you know that my counseling office will be open for business effective Monday, May 4, 2020. I understand that some will choose to be more cautious. In that event, I will continue to offer […]

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A Word about “Thank You!”

A Word about “Thank You!” The following is a simple suggestion from  “Marriage Minute” by family researchers and authors  John and Julie Gottman.  They send their “Minutes”  out twice each week, and they are always thought-provoking. (You can sign up to receive these at gottman.com) Replace “Sorry” with “Thank You.” “Sorry for venting.” “Sorry for being […]

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A Word about Masks

A Word about Masks Healthy and satisfying human communication depends upon many factors, verbal and nonverbal.  We listen to peoples’ words and tones of voice.  We also observe body language signals to supplement the words we are hearing. Everyone learns how to read these cues, but therapists are trained to be acutely observant of verbal […]

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A Word about “Thank You!”

A Word about “Thank You!” The following is a simple suggestion from  “Marriage Minute” by family researchers and authors  John and Julie Gottman.  They send their “Minutes”  out twice each week, and they are always thought-provoking. (You can sign up to receive these at gottman.com) Replace “Sorry” with “Thank You.” “Sorry for venting.” “Sorry for being […]

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Word about Tele-Counseling

A Word about Tele-Counseling Everyone today is impacted by COVOD-19, but the impact may be different for each of us. Sadly, many are feeling the medical impact, personally or as a result of family members or friends being infected and/or quarantined. Millions worldwide are feeling the financial impact, not being able to do the jobs […]

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