In the News — Thoughts
Lawyers, Psychologists, and Immigrant Children: Dec. 7, 2016: An opinion piece in “Above the Law” caught my eye — the need for pro bono attorneys to help children who come to the US looking for a better life, but become even more traumatized. How Lawyers and Psychologists Are Helping … – Psychology Today
Holiday Love and Holiday Break-up: Dec.8, 2016: This most wonderful time of year is also called break-up time. Here is an earlier article that may be helpful. Break Up Blues: 13 Thoughts to Help You Recover | Psychology Today.
Psychopaths, Interventions, and Love: Nov. 30, 2016: Have a look at the new research on regret from Yale, the August study on intervention, and the neuroscientist (psychopath) who affirms the value of a stable, loving home. Psychopaths Have Regrets: Can Early Help and Love Save Them?
Memoirs and a Children’s Book: Nov. 26, 2016: Some of us write memoirs, but Hugo the Huguenot, funded through Kickstarter, by Jennifer DuBois Bruntil, is a family history: Treasuring Memories Through Memoirs, Stories, or Videos –Psychology Today.
Protecting Children is our Moral Responsibility: Nov.21, 2016: “The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children,” is highlighted in a Children’s Defense Fund report. Are We Protecting Our Children?
- How Lawyers and Psychologists Are Helping Immigrant Children
- Psychopaths Have Regrets: Can Early Help and Love Save Them?
- Treasuring Memories Through Memoirs, Stories, or Videos
- Miracle of Conjoined Twins Brings Gratitude After Election
- Universal Children’s Day Compels Us to Look Into a Mirror
- Ten Reasons to Find Gratitude Despite Election Shock
- Lies, The Election, And A Grandmother's Intuition
- Coffee: Warding Off Dementia and Identifying Psychopaths
- Music Research Highlights the Value of Concerts
- Choose Forgiveness and Gratitude Over Gunny Sacking
- Tidying Up Craze: Toss Clutter, Forgive People
- Talking Instead of Texting Can Save Relationships
- Safeguarding Seniors Young and Old: From Meds to Housing
- How We Talk, and How We Should Talk, About Sexual History
- The Breakup Museum: One of 11 Tips to Heal Your Heart
- Can a Family Memoir Talk About Sex?
- Commencement: Words on Kindness and Justice Resound
- Feminism and Politics: From Gratitude to Misunderstanding
- Mini-Memoir: Write Your Story in 40 Minutes
- Lingering Gratitude: Nonna’s Young Lover and Your Memoir
A Brief Bio
Rita Watson, MPH, was at the New York Times before attending Yale’s Department of Public Health at the medical school and the Yale Law School. She then became Director of Policy and Education at Yale’s psychiatry department. She is an Associate Fellow at Yale’s Ezra Stiles College and is teaching at the English Department, Suffolk University, Boston. See Biography and Books
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