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Douglas Holwerda

Douglas Holwerda

Douglas is an American trained psychotherapist, writer of the Dear Abby-esque monthly column in the Word, "Dear Douglas". He holds to the notion that the living of life is a creative endeavour... an eternal adventure without promises. And that we are both shaped by the journey and the shapers of what is possible. Our greatest hope is to find love and connection along the way. Live it all.

Monday, 23 October 2017 08:57

Should I Be Scared of Therapy

This month resident counsellor Douglas Holwerda answers the questions of an Australian about seeking therapy.

Monday, 17 July 2017 04:47

Sexual Abuse as a Child

This month resident counsellor Douglas Holwerda answers the questions of a Vietnamese woman who was sexually abused as a child.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:46

Dealing with Anger and Conflict

This month resident therapist Douglas Holwerda answers an email from a woman who believes she has an anger problem.

Saturday, 03 June 2017 12:03

Suicide

This month, counsellor and psychotherapist Douglas Holwerda deals with the issue of suicide.

Thursday, 20 April 2017 06:40

Generation Gap

Here is a portion of a letter I received from a Vietnamese acquaintance of mine, who is currently studying abroad.

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