Licensed psychotherapist in Clarkston, Michigan, helping clients experiencing Anxiety, Depression, Bi‑Polar Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Also providing Relationship Therapy, Child and Family Therapy, Mindfulness Meditation Training, Assertiveness Training, Anger Management and Domestic Violence Interventions.
Peter Mayer’s song Japanese Bowl (on YouTube) explains this philosophy beautifully.
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