Serving Those Who Have Served: Caring for veterans and their companion animals

“Thank you for your service!” How many of us have offered these words of appreciation when we see a service member in uniform? And they are appropriate, albeit vastly insufficient words. But as I was perusing Upworthy on Veteran’s Day morning, I came across stories of two amazing organizations that are expressing their appreciation to … Read more Serving Those Who Have Served: Caring for veterans and their companion animals

Research graveyard may come to life

“If enough data is collected, anything may be proven by statistical methods” — Williams and Holland’s Law It’s an amazing day for scientific research! Hold on, don’t leave me yet. I know I typically try to post things here that are inspiring or at the very least interesting and directly applicable to your everyday life. … Read more Research graveyard may come to life

What’s love got to do with it? Arguments for the use of “love drugs” miss the point

“Oh what’s love got to do, got to do with it? What’s love but a second hand emotion.” ― Tina Turner, singer That spark gone between you and your partner? No need for couples therapy. Struggling to find love? Forget match.com. Science hopes to bring you a new solution to all your love woes… “Love … Read more What’s love got to do with it? Arguments for the use of “love drugs” miss the point

What’s good for your garden may also be good for your relationship

“Though the problems of the world are increasingly complex,the solutions remain embarrassingly simple.” ― Bill Mollison, Founder and director of the Permaculture Institute The other day when I was out for my morning walk I saw the season’s first crocuses peaking their bright yellow heads out from the still muddy, cold ground. And so, spring is … Read more What’s good for your garden may also be good for your relationship

Gender, sexuality, and other things that don’t belong in boxes

“I’ve always felt that sexuality is a really slippery thing. In this day and age, it tends to get categorized and labeled, and I think labels are for food. Canned food.” ― Michael Stipe, musician, artist, and activist We all do it. Some of us do it more than others. Some of us feel guilty … Read more Gender, sexuality, and other things that don’t belong in boxes

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Portland Psychotherapy is a clinic, research & training center with a unique business model that funds scientific research. This results in a team of therapists who are exceptionally well-trained and knowledgeable about their areas of specialty.