All the boundary talk in America today can clearly do some good. Are there some unintended effects it also might be having on family relationships?
Americans love to feel validated and explore external influences on their circumstances. Yet these therapeutic activities, when overdone, can sideline and subvert the value of personal change.
Everyone loves to believe that psychologists approach clients through a purely neutral lens. It’s precisely this mistaken presumption that allows real-life conversions to take place unawares.
When therapists advertise they are Latter-day Saints, clients expect them to provide services within the boundaries of Church guidelines. All too often, this is not the case.
Natasha Helfer is not in trouble with the Church because the Church is trying to tell her how to do her job. She’s in trouble with the Church because she’s trying to tell it how to do its job.
The division is growing. And the American people are weary. But the truth of forgiveness and reconciliation is no less available and promising. One mediator’s perspective.
Learning to live well with major depressive disorder through holistic self-care spanning the biological, psychological, relational and spiritual.
We’ve tried so hard to decrease depression, anxiety and suicide. And the numbers keep going up. Is it time to consider even more fundamental shifts in our approach?
The Church opposes conversion therapy—unless you change the definition. Recently proposed rules in Utah could make ethical and helpful therapies illegal.