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My advice about loneliness featured on CNN


Grandma at the park; Shutterstock ID 595954499; Job: -We live in lonely times. The elderly are lonely. The teens are lonely. People are lonely in cities and in rural areas, so much so that it’s now considered a public-health issue (one with real, physical health effects). In a cover story for the Harvard Business Review last year, former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy declared that “the world is suffering from an epidemic of loneliness.”

Read my advice here.

Book Recommendations: Diverse Families in Fiction

For the AAMFT’s Family Therapy Magazine: 

The relationship between reading fiction and developing interpersonal skills is a hot topic in psychology news for 2014. Therapists are suddenly picking up novels for more than just self-care, and they are finding they can learn as much about the human condition from fiction as they can from their clients. Read more (pg. 42-43).