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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.
I was supposed to be living out a boyhood dream attending the Phillies’ spring training in Clearwater, Fla. I was supposed to be soaking up rays and watching new
This column originally appeared on Feb. 17, but is being republished at the request of readers. Many missed the original because a heavy snowstorm canceled or delayed
In preparing for war, President Bush has made it clear that he appreciates the awesome nature of this decision. I trust he has considered the economic and political costs. No
Dear Dr. Dan: Last May, my divorced son married a divorced woman with two children, a boy of 17 and a girl of 11. Her children join his three boys, ages 12, 8 and 6. He and
An open letter to adolescents: Last time, I talked about some of the stresses you are living with; specifically, the relentless pressure to achieve. Many of you have told me
Despite the recent spate of adolescent suicides in Cherry Hill, the incidence of teenage suicide is actually down over the last decade. According to Dr. Howard Sudak, past
Alan Turin has the kind of life many people wish for. He has a successful career, a happy marriage, and two grown daughters who were recently married. So when he reached his
When I first became a quadriplegic, one of the greatest gifts someone gave me was coming into my hospital room and saying: “I have no idea what you are going through.
Dear Dr. Dan, My wife and I cannot seem to resolve a parenting issue that we have debated about for many years. In short, I believe we should establish a firm bedtime for our
Dan, My husband and I have raised four children. Three children are loving and respectful, educated, and hard working. The fourth child has a “dream.” In his 30s,
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