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Defending the Indefensible


I just googled myself, looking for something I’d written, and happened upon a blog written about me by Cathi Carol (http://cathicarolblog.wordpress.com/2012/06/09/anne-c-woodlen/). I can’t find any place on her blog where I can comment, which is the first problem.  On my … Continue reading

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Cathi Carol: Not a Psychologist (Part I)


Comment received from Cathi Carol regarding “Friend, or What?” “I hope this helps: “Take it from a psychologist: When your famous friend/therapist said ‘You can’t afford me’ and then called you when he could, that meant he was giving you free … Continue reading

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Friend, or What?


The phone would ring and I’d hear that deep bass voice say, “He-e-e-llo, Annie,” and I would settle in for a good chat.  We would talk about everything under and over the sun.  We would share stories of our history … Continue reading

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Friend or Colleague, Therapist or Lover?


Within an hour of meeting me, he was holding my hand.  What kind of man does that?  We met at a conference; later he would call me a colleague.  What kind of man takes the hand of a colleague he’s … Continue reading

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