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Sundays, IPA’s, Uncensored Thoughts, and my Journey Towards being a Cosmic Tripster – A blog by Jodie Lewis, The Crippled, Cussing, Christian, Counselor

By Jodie Lewis | July 23, 2019

My husband and I were making it our Sunday mission to see how many stamps we could get punched on our McMenamins passport.  This is mainly due to fulfilling a relatively new goal of mine to be a McMenamins Cosmic Tripster. It’s simple outings such as these, which ignite my mind into an endless cyclone […]

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What is Ethnocentric Monoculturalism? How it Differs from Ethnocentrism? How it Affects Counseling?

By Jodie Lewis | July 17, 2019

What is Ethnocentric Monoculturalism? How it Differs from Ethnocentrism? How it Affects Counseling? By: Jodie Lewis, M.Ed., CRC, LPC, NCC If counselors are not aware of their own biases and beliefs, they can unknowing impose harm to clients.  Ethnocentric monoculturalism is when a person believes that one group, specifically the white group is superior to […]

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Three Options to Reduce the Chaos in your Life

By Jodie Lewis | July 17, 2019

Three Options to Reduce the Chaos in your Life  In my late 30’s I was at the top of my game (or so I thought), traveling throughout the country working with families and creating healthy change.  Meanwhile, back on  the home front, my blended family of seven was less than; what one might call, “healthy.”  […]

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Documentary Critique Surrounding Persons with Disabilities #1 – A Fighting Chance, The Documentary about Kyle Maynard

By Jodie Lewis | July 17, 2019

Documentary Critique Surrounding Persons with Disabilities #1 – A Fighting Chance, The Documentary about Kyle Maynard Jodie Lewis, M.Ed., CRC, LPC, NCC Christian.  Confident.  Adventurous.  These are the three words Kyle Maynard used to describe himself in the documentary, A Fighting Chance.  The film followed Kyle’s journey as he began training in his first mixed […]

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Family Adaptation and Quality of Life for PWD

By Jodie Lewis | July 17, 2019

Family Adaptation and Quality of Life for PWD Many issues are related to the occurrence of disability, but the two I will be discussing are family adaptation and quality of life.  These two issues really can go hand in hand for the person with the disability (PWD) as well as their family. Regarding families, how […]

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How Depression and Anxiety May Affect PWD Coping and Adaptation Process

By Jodie Lewis | July 17, 2019

How Depression and Anxiety May Affect PWD Coping and Adaptation Process Two significant mental health disorders that may occur in people with disabilities (PWD) are depression and anxiety.  Depression and anxiety can take place for many reasons.  For people who have progressive disabilities or who have just learned about a new disability, there are many […]

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Book Review #1, Tough as they Come  – How the Content in this Book May be Useful for PWD

By Jodie Lewis | July 17, 2019

Book Review #1, Tough as they Come  – How the Content in this Book May be Useful for PWD Jodie Lewis, M.Ed., CRC, LPC, NCC  “Never quit, never give up” is how Travis Mills lives his life, demonstrated by his attitude throughout the narration of his autobiography, Tough as they Come.  The young United States […]

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LOVE, LISTENING, AND OPPRESSION OF PEOPLE’S MULTICULTURAL SELF

By Jodie Lewis | January 23, 2017

“If we cannot end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity. “ ~ John F. Kennedy We can only promote love and listen to other’s hearts by loving and listening to our hearts first. It is important to understand oneself; this is possible by thoroughly examining the self on […]

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EMPATHY VS SYMPATHY

By Jodie Lewis | January 15, 2017

I came across this great video by Brene Brown and her description on Empathy vs Sympathy. What I found particularly poignant is what she says about sentences beginning with “At least…” Take a few minutes and check it out:

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