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Dr. Dan Gottlieb wrote a weekly mental-health column, On Healing, for the Philadelphia Inquirer for 15 years. He has decided to take a break from writing his column, but you can view the entire archive collection here.
Home is where kids learn to love and, unfortunately, to hate. As we recall the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I often wonder how he managed to maintain his
I was surprised when I first entered the Lawrence Park Adult Day Services in Broomall. Because the center specializes in adults with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms
This week will be the 24th anniversary of my life as a quadriplegic. Of course, this disability carries a great deal of adversity. But it also has taught me some valuable
In an October column, I responded to a letter from a woman concerned about her brother, who apparently suffered a severe anxiety disorder. He lived alone and frequently
Parents must de-emphasize achievement, engender warmth. Almost every religion has faith and kindness as its core values. Religions teach compassion and helping those who are
Nothing ignites our passions like the topic of abortion. And nothing closes a dialogue like that topic, either. I can almost hear hearts beating more rapidly as you begin to
Dear Dr. Dan, My adult brother has a serious anxiety disorder. He lives alone and, although he still has a job, he only reports to it sporadically. The thought of being at
I recently visited a new casino in Atlantic City with a friend, and we passed a large, imposing door labeled “Security.” I told my friend I wanted to go in.
Think about the stresses children are living with these days: war, bullying, relentless pressures to achieve, divorce, threats of terrorism. Despite all our efforts to
Ten years ago I wrote my first column for The Inquirer. It was a response to a letter from a woman who wanted to know how to recover from the trauma of a devastating
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