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“Militantly Misunderstood” then Canceled and Shunned After Decades of Supporting Planned Parenthood

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Imagine being so devoted to Planned Parenthood that you volunteer for years, donate professional services and money, and even write a will leaving the organization a major portion of your assets—only to find yourself shunned and the CEO dismissed because … Continue reading

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Impossible Conversations — Valerie Tarico with Seth Andrews and Hector Garcia on The Thinking Atheist

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The Thinking Atheist — Impossible(?) Conversations:  The Best and Worst of “Woke Culture” (56 min audio) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYIAhULSnlw Psychologists Dr. Hector Garcia and Dr. Valerie Tarico join Seth Andrews for a complex, nuanced, and thoughtful conversation about the dying of discourse … Continue reading

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Why Your Woke Therapist May Be Doing You More Harm Than Good

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(adapted for CTA from An Excess of Woke Thinking May Harm Mental Health or Relationships at Valerietarico.com) Popular forms of social justice activism are creeping into psychology training programs and therapist offices. Even if woke theory is your preferred path to … Continue reading

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An Excess of Woke Thinking May Harm Mental Health or Relationships

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Some far left sociocultural norms and habits of thought contradict what we know about healthy relationships and emotional regulation. As a psychologist, I sometimes ponder how cultural trends relate to personal growth and mental health. One such current in my … Continue reading

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