Love and Other Ailments

Broken-Heartedness How equipped are therapists to treat broken-heartedness? Most graduate programs don’t teach about love or treating broken-hearted people. There is a course on Human Sexuality and when I taught this class there was one  chapter in the textbook on love. Yet many people start therapy of broken-heartedness. I’m defining a “broken heart”  as a … Read more

Putting Knowledge Into Practice (Head,Heart, Hands, Nose)

Putting Knowledge Into Practice Putting knowledge into practice is one of the most important tasks of any profession! Gaining knowledge involves using our “head.” Responding to emotion involves our “heart.” Effective methods involves the use of our “hands.” Following our intuition is a result of listening to our gut or using our “nose.”  Head = … Read more