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Our Dark Night of the Soul

Originally published in Doré on 4/6/2020 A few years ago, a relationship I was in ended, I experienced a challenging transition in my career, and I turned 30. The confluence of these shifts left me feeling lost, unmoored, like an internal earthquake had occurred and I could no longer trust the ground beneath my feet. As a clinical psychologist, Adjustment…

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Dating: We’re Doing it Wrong

Originally published in Doré on 10/11/2019 *Names and identifying information have been changed to protect patient anonymity* I hate to break it to you, but when it comes to dating, I think we may be doing it wrong. Let me explain.  Laura, a 32-year-old CEO of a high-powered tech company, walks into my office and immediately starts…

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How Stress Affects Your Baby During Pregnancy

Dr. Gail Gross, Ph.D., Ed.D., M.Ed., a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and member of APA Division 39, is a nationally recognized family, child development, and human behavior expert, author, and educator. Her positive and integrative approach to difficult issues helps families navigate today’s complex problems. Dr. Gross is frequently called upon by…