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Disinhibition: the double-edged sword of dementia

Disinhibition: the double-edged sword of dementia

. “Disinhibition” is the term for what happens when the brain loses the ability to inhibit, or stop, our impulses to speak or act. We all have healthy inhibition, the “filter” that tells us not to say out loud the things that come to our mind. Think of the last time you were really angry, or jealous, or upset with someone, but you chose to “bite your tongue.”

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Sweetheart Chamber Music Serenade for Elders!

Sweetheart Chamber Music Serenade for Elders!

This musical Valentine comes to you with love from the students of the Chamber Music and Y2C programs at the Hartt Community School, University of Hartford, CT. Please share with the Elders and Caregivers in your life, and stay safe!

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Abundant Holiday Music to Share with the Elders in Your Life!

Abundant Holiday Music to Share with the Elders in Your Life!

The Hartt Community School Chamber Music Program usually gives concerts in nursing homes during the holidays. These are some of the most joyous and beautiful concerts of the year, especially because the residents and the performers get to visit with each other at a festive reception for which the performers’ families bring food. Of course none of this is possible in person this year, BUT we found a way to bring the music in anyway!

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Honor, Reflect, Listen, Act

Honor, Reflect, Listen, Act

I invite you to join with me in this challenging time in doing the hard work of truly listening to our black brothers and sisters, and then act to bring greater understanding, peace, and unity in our relationships, communities, and in our nation.

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Checking in…

Checking in…

I wonder how you are doing in these strange times, how we might connect, and what I can do to support you in the age of social distancing.

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My Next Chapter

My Next Chapter

It is with a sense of wonder, curiosity, sadness, and gratitude that I am announcing the closing of my Ithaca-based psychotherapy practice.

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