Author Archives: Dr. Smith

The Mindful, Vulnerable, Connected Life

Mindfulness is about being intentionally present in a moment, observing one’s experience with nonjudgmental acceptance, releasing attachment to outcome, thereby releasing suffering. Vulnerability is about allowing yourself to be seen for exactly who you are, thereby allowing true intimacy. Connection … Continue reading

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The Truth About Love Addiction (by Haylee Corrales, Psy D)

The way we now look at love addiction has changed. Two decades ago, our understanding of love addiction was evolving from what we knew about co-dependency. Back then the two were viewed synonymously. However we now understand that they are … Continue reading

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HEAVY AND LIGHT: A Felt and Connected Experience.

I first learned about TWLOHA when I was visiting my family in London in 2008. Someone had been passing out these little notes on my cousin’s university campus: a little card that said simply, “YOU ARE LOVED”. My cousin gave … Continue reading

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BREAKTHROUGH Newsletter featuring ‘The Power of Validation’

BREAKTHROUGH is a therapy e-newsletter from the Office of Clinical Psychologist Georgina K. Smith, Ph.D. We will be focusing on mental health issues and overall wellbeing, topical social issues, interviewing experts in the field of addiction, trauma, and more, and … Continue reading

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