AmyRuth Bartlett, MA, LPC
201 S. Skinker Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63105 (314) 520-8167

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Government Shutdown Or Marital Disfunction?


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It occured to me as I was thinking about the crisis currently facing our country this morning that our leaders could benefit from some marriage counseling.  Fiscal problems loom large as the debt ceiling gets higher or breaks all together.  Programs promised to dependents are in jeopardy.  Noise, chaos, complaints, and arguments about how nothing is fair grow […]

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Painful And Powerless


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I have long known that pain itself has some medicinal properties;  not just the endorphin kind, but the soul healing kind.  I have also known that in many ways I am powerless to protect myself from pain.  Loosing my mother to cancer when I was eight years old taught me both of those lessons.  However, […]

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What Good Am I Then?


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I realized Tuesday, for the first time in my 32 years of living that I am not a leader.  Wow- just writing those words moves me at some cosmic level.  I had no idea how highly I valued the idea of being a leader until I came face to face with the reality that I […]

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Black And White


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Today I am feeling the need for some things in life to be black and white. In fact I believe that some things are – like gravity for instance. If you jump, you will return to the earth. Black and white statements are an important part of discovering the truth about ourselves and our surroundings. […]

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Vulnerability


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I watched this video on youtube the other day thanks to my supervisor Pete Bondy who told me about it.  The video is profound but simple.  Easy to understand, difficult to digest, and worth the 20 minutes it takes to watch it!  I’d love to hear how it impacts you.  Enjoy!!!

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