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I’m speaking at AAMFT 2016!

I'll be presenting a workshop at AAMFT 2016 in Indianapolis next week.  My talk is called "Difficult Dialogues: A Cultural Humility Approach to Broaching Cultural Issues," and you can have a look at my slides at the link there.  It's a fairly similar talk to the one I gave at the ACA Conference in Montreal earlier this year with the...[ read more ]

MFT and the Culture Wars

Over at his excellent blog MFT Progress Notes, my friend and colleague Dr. Ben Caldwell has been regularly blogging about the issue of therapists who have religious or moral objections to homosexuality.  There has been a flurry of legal cases against various schools and employers in the past couple of years, all of them due to students or therapists being...[ read more ]

“Virginia Satir” post featured at Geek Feminism

The always-amazing blog Geek Feminism has a series called "Wednesday Geek Woman," where they solicit guest posts about women, past or present, who represent excellence and passionate devotion in their field of interest.  For the most part, the series has focused on women in the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, and math), fields that are notoriously hostile to women and...[ read more ]

You and your New Year’s Eve hangover

Or, everything you always wanted to know about drinking but the LA Times won't tell you! So, I spent several years teaching alcohol education and harm reduction at one of the top "party schools" in the US. While my program's primary goal was to reduce problem drinking among students, our harm reduction focus meant that anything that reduced alcohol's negative...[ read more ]

A little linkspam

I've been working on a post about family therapy and the "Occupy" movement for what seems like weeks now, and meant to get it finished over the Thanksgiving holiday, but other projects got in the way.  (I mean what would I wear to Dickens Fair if I didn't finish sewing buttons on my skirt and dressing my hat?) [caption id=""...[ read more ]


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