News and updates from Loeta Consulting
A semi-regularly posted e-newsletter which connects families, friends and professionals with some of the latest articles and news items dealing with the worlds of mental health, addiction treatment and self-care.
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As independent therapeutic and educational consultants, we work with families from around the country to find appropriate emotional or academic environments and offer both placement and case management services. If you are interested in learning more about what the series we offer, or you know of a family struggling, please reach out to us at 207.380.2846 or click here to be directed to our website.
Separating Kids from Families as Psychological Disaster

How familial separation can lead to adverse long-term consequences .

You’ve seen the photos and videos in the news. You’ve seen the  Facebook  posts. A newly implemented policy of the current presidential administration is to separate kids–little kids–from adults at the border. If a family is trying to get into the US illegally, our  government  is now detaining the  parents  and separating them from the kids–often putting the kids in cages. Yes, this is really happening. Today.  Here .

Using the Practice of Self-Kindness to Cope With Stress

Self-Kindness: An Important Aspect of Self-Compassion

 “In all the greatest  spiritual traditions, at their heart is tenderness, just to be kind inside, and then everything rights itself. Fear rests. Confusion rests.”
                       Pamela Wilson

Most of us today are suffering from the stress that chaos and uncertainty can bring. Self-kindness, an important aspect of  self-compassion , has been proven to help reduce stress. 

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