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A welcome message from Dr. Susan LaCombe.

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Here's a few suggestions to get you started.

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All Patron Members have access to the private forums. You no longer need to PM Shrinklady to gain access. (Note that Free Members have been grandfathered access until April 15, 2016.

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A Primer for the new forum format with basic instructions for common tasks.

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Open forum for discussion of books that people have found helpful in their healing.

Last Post: Any book suggestions for understanding and coping with Asperger’s?

If you need to step back from your psychotherapy and have a good chat about other stuff, here's a trigger-free place to hang out. Come join us.

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Where it all happens . . . anything to do with psychotherapy inside and out: like finding a therapist, getting started, moving through transference, boundary issues, dealing with terminations and any emotional issue that might bring you into therapy.

Last Post: just needed to let some stuff out.

You're bound to have questions pop up being in therapy. Here's a place to get them answered.

Last Post: AnXiEtY

Is there science in psychotherapy? Loads of it, as it happens. Find your questions/thoughts answered here.

Last Post: EMDR as a modality

Adult child of an alcoholic? It's bound to show up for you in your psychotherapy.

Last Post: Did you grow up with a problem drinker?

Substance abuse issues can complicate your progress in therapy in ways you would't expect. 

Last Post: Gabapentin

Being in psychotherapy. . . creates it's own stories. Come learn from our experience. We've logged thousands of hours and we'd gladly share if it helps you with your therapeutic journey.

Last Post: Hurting to be attached

Transference in psychotherapy can be resolved more easily when you recognize that every interaction with your therapist provides another opportunity to work it through. 

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Web sites that are fun, creative, and put a smile on your face.

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Informative sites about issues we work through in psychotherapy.

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Resources for immediate support when needed.

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