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Tom Moon, M.F.T. Year: 2008

Year: 2008

Your Butt Kicking Machine

Eckhart Tolle, in his modern classic, The Power of Now, writes: “You have probably come across ‘mad’ people in the street incessantly talking or muttering to themselves. Well, that’s not much different from what you and all other ‘normal’ people do, except that you don’t do it out loud. The voice comments, speculates, judges, compares,…

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Cognitive Therapy for Permanent Weight Loss

Q: When I was a boy I was so skinny that my nickname was “Scarecrow.” Not any more. Beginning at about age 25, I started putting on extra pounds. It used to be easy to lose them by going on a crash diet, but I’ve never been able to keep the weight off, and with…

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The Impostor Syndrome

Luis is one of the most loved and respected people in his circle of friends, but when sixty people showed up at his surprise 30th birthday party and showered him with affection, he hid in the bathroom for ten minutes because all the attention set off a panic attack. In his childhood, he was treated…

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Automatic Thoughts

Henry unexpectedly comes home from work two hours early. Instead of giving him a friendly greeting, his partner Andy, who’s had the day off, glares at him in silence and walks away. Henry is confused by the reaction and uncertain as to what to do. He opens a beer, sits on the couch, and turns…

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Jealousy in Our Relationships

Q: Over Pride weekend my ex-boyfriend was in town and stayed with me. We slept in the same bed, but only because my apartment is small and there wasn’t any other place for him to sleep. We’re just friends now and aren’t into each other sexually any more. My current boyfriend, a guy I really…

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