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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.
Monday, January 15, 2010 I first met Teddy Pendergrass in 1983, a year after his accident. He had just been released from rehab, and called my office for therapy. He was
For the last six months, I have struggled with whether or not to give up this column. I love my relationship with you the readers. I am honored by your trust when you write
Dear Dan, I sure could use some advice. We have a 9-year-old daughter who has been an excellent sleeper her whole life. About six weeks ago, she started having trouble going
Dear Dan, I was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a type of cancer, in September 2008. I was told it was terminal and that I should get my life in order. How does the average
We first met Trish on these pages in March when she described how her husband, Rick, was in a car accident and paralyzed from the shoulders down, needing extraordinary care.
Dear Dan, Today I found my 4-year-old daughter naked from the waist down and a 5-year-old male friend of hers (clothed) together upstairs. I told her to put on her clothes
Dear Dan, Recently, our beloved son Kenny, just 19, ended his three-year struggle with depression by taking his life. Despite the fact that it has been almost half a year, I
Dear Dan, How does one be in a relationship with a narcissistic parent? I am an only child, and my parents were divorced when I was 8. My mother passed away from illness when
Someone I know well began waking up around 3 a.m. and had difficulty getting back to sleep. He has a history of Seasonal Affective Disorder, which many people begin to
Dear Dan, My young daughter is having a difficult year. She has been doing various sports and playing music for several years with much success. But this year, her first in
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