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Love is The Bridge We All Want To Cross

Love. Photograph of rose by Roksolana Zasiadko

Photograph by Roksolana Zasiadko

A trained psychologist learns to help her clients embrace a simple truth about the power of love

Love is the bridge between you and everything”

~Rumi

When I first started working as a therapist over 10 years ago, I remember sitting in front of my first few clients thinking that I had the best job in the world.

Despite years of school and graduate internships, my initial yearning to support people had not been diminished.  My heart knew why I had chosen this work even though, at time, I found myself at odds with the basis of clinical psychology: that there must be something wrong with

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