Joyce Houser’s Articles at Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life

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Joyce Houser, MA, MFT, is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice in Santa Monica, California, and is the author of Someone To Talk To: Understanding How Therapy Heals. For over 20 years Joyce has helped individuals and couples to succeed in the areas of relationships, addictions recovery, and the creative arts. She has offered lectures and workshops throughout her career, and is a working artist. You can read more about her practice at

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