Ask the Psychologist

Ask the Psychologist: Questions You’ve Been too Afraid to Ask

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As psychologists, we get asked questions all the time. Sometimes we know the answer from years of studying, internships and training, conferences, and lifetimes of living, reading, and talking to numerous colleagues. Probably most important, we may learn the most from the clients we’ve seen and the things they’ve taught us…




Descriptions of our lives may appear “personal,” and problems may seem “psychological,”: but on analysis, the political emerges. Citizen sociologists reporting on modern life.

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Lynn E. O’Connor, PhD

Lynn E. O’Connor, PhD

Psychologist, Clinical & Research Consultation, Counseling & Coaching,

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