Archive for Author: ginny.graham@imagocenterdc.com

Vision Quest Imago Style

At some point in the early days of our marriage (it was 43 years this summer) my husband and I started writing down 5-year plans.We’d go out to dinner with the purpose of brainstorming and we’d have fun putting...

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Connecting with Kids

As summer chugs into August, many parents may be counting the days until September! But wait, these last few weeks with the kids home remains an invaluable opportunity to get smarter about what is going on in the emotional...

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Video Games: The Ongoing Questions

I appreciate my colleague Nathan Gehlert’s recent remarks in the article the posted on video game addiction. In my practice, as well, clients bring their worries about excessive playing of video games. Indeed, the phenomena is enough in the foreground...

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The End is Near. . .

The End is Near… …with all the dread and fear that goes with it. You hear yourself or your spouse spouting: I’m out of here. I don’t like you anymore. I want a divorce. Perhaps you haven’t said a...

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The Magic Years

I first became a parent in 1969, and it’s hard to believe that my oldest child now has two of his own. Being involved in my grandchildren’s lives (six total!) cements for me the truth that we are never...

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Cartoon Marriage

The veteran English teacher in me loves this title borrowed from New Yorker cartoonist, Liza Donnelly and Michael Maslin’s collection of the same name. Read one way, it sounds like marriage is being described as a cartoon (ha-ha funny).  Read...

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