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Entries for May 2017

Daily Boundaries
Dr. Gregory Bottaoro, Psy. D. Click here to read more from his blog As many of you know (and can read about in my bio section) I used to be a Franciscan friar. The friar’s life is one marked by living in vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, revolving around a schedule of work, play, and prayer. I happened to live this radic...

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What do you mean by Catholic Psychology?
Dr. Gregory Bottaoro, Psy. D. Click here to read more from his blog People often ask me, “What do you mean by Catholic Psychology?”  There are lots of questions people have regarding my work because it is a field that is relatively new.  The Catholic part has been around for millennia and the psychology part has ...

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The Pain Of Mental Illness And The Grace Of Catholic Faith
Hannah Wingett | May. 16, 2017 Soul Seeing My brain is on fire. When tolerable, the fire is centralized in the front half of my skull, above and sometimes behind my eyes. When intolerable, the fire spreads, settling in a cloud from ear to ear above my spinal cord. The natural response is to cry, but crying somehow makes the pain even w...

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Support For The Family And Friends Of Persons Suffering From Mental Illness
Timothy Duff, STM, NACC board certified chaplain Guardian and Founder of the Guild of St. Benedict Joseph Labre One of the most difficult experiences a family can go through is to see one of its members suffer from mental illness. A disease that medical journals frequently call “one the worst diseases to afflict mankind.” ...

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The Importance of the Roman Catholic Faith in Treatment of Disorders of the Mind
Dr. Carlos Solis, MD  (edited 12/18/17) A good Doctor helps his patients live better lives, not simply by treating diseases, but also by speaking to them as fellow human beings. The doctor therefore should have a clearer understanding of who it is he is actually treating. In other words, a Roman Catholic knowledge of the "hum...

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