Welcomed at the Table

Date: February 3, 2018

By Rachel Kornfield Becker, MSW, LSW I find myself reacting today to a familiar Evangelical concept: “The idea that we can tolerate sin in our […]

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Strategies of a Fellow Worrywart

Date: March 29, 2017

By Ariana Nelson You don’t have to be a therapist to become an expert in your own mental health.  Ariana Nelson, one of PPI’s administrative […]

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DBT Post #1: The Power of Dialectic

Date: November 30, 2016

By Rachel Kornfield Becker, MSW, LSW “There are trivial truths and the great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite […]

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Helpless? No...Powerless!

Date: October 25, 2016
By: Rachel Kornfield Becker

I have been feeling helpless recently. I hate feeling helpless. A person lies in a hospital bed, and I can’t change it. A family is […]

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And not being broken by the news

Date: November 4, 2016
By: Rachel Kornfield Becker

The news media increases anxiety according to McNaughton-cassill (2000). Most of us are probably not surprised by this. We’ve had the experience of reading a […]

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