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Linda J. Wright, MS, LPC, LIMHP, NCC

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This blog will include articles I have come across that I feel clients may find interesting and/or benefit from. They are not intended to be an expression of my views or opinions--they are only offered due to the interest value for any number of reasons. Additionally, at times I will post "Blogs" that may also be of interest to current or prospective clients. Stay tuned...!

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Is Depression an Illness? Or Part of the Human Condition?

Posted on May 21, 2016 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (63)

Recently, I’ve found myself somewhat annoyed at the Pinterest mental health community. I know some may consider it taboo to disagree with other mental health professionals or, worse, to challenge the beliefs of people who live with mental health conditions, but I feel strongly that many in my profession do a great disservice to the people we serve and our culture by perpetuating the belief mental health issues are mostly biological and always require treatment. What irks me even more is that in a well-intentioned effort to reduce stigma, we may suggest there is relatively little individual choice or personal power in creating an emotionally healthful life for oneself.


http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/is-depression-an-illness-or-part-of-human-condition-0513164

"The Idolatry of Addiction: From Bondage to Freedom"

Posted on February 20, 2016 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (1806)

"The Idolatry of Addiction: From Bondage to Freedom"

Marriages and families today are facing an epidemic of addiction related issues and problems. Some addictions involve the use of chemicals and substances and other addictions are more behavioral. Nevertheless, the statistics are staggering and they are sobering:

Click on the link below to read this article...

http/www.drjamesdobson.org/blogs/dr-eric-scalise/dr.-eric-scalise/2016/02/05/the-idolatry-of-addiction-from-bondage-to-freedom?sc=FFB#.Vsc-N4RH1Y0.facebook

"PEOPLE JUDGE THERAPISTS BY THEIR OFFICES, STUDY SHOWS"

Posted on February 20, 2016 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (9)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – People may judge the quality and qualifications of psychotherapists simply by what their offices look like, a new study suggests...

The top-rated offices also pointed to the importance of softness and order,” Nasar said. “For the top five offices, participants most frequently described the office as comfortable, nice, clean, warm and inviting.” In contrast, the bottom five offices were described as cluttered, cramped, messy, uncomfortable and unprofessional."

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http/researchnews.osu.edu/archive/therapyoffice.htm


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