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We’ve seen since the 1960s among both men and women an exponentially epidemic of depression in the United States and other western countries.  What’s at the heart of this epidemic of depression? Could the problem stem from us living in a very feelings-based culture that attempts to avoid unpleasant feelings?

Allison Ricciardi, LMHC examines the connection between sadness and depression and the important role all our emotions play in being mental healthy and finding our way to the happiness God has planned for us.

Read Allison’s recent article on Mind & Spirit.

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Allison Ricciardi, LMHC

Founder and Director at The Raphael Remedy
Allison is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in practice since 1990. Allison has specialized in treating emotional disorders in individuals, couples and families and uses and trains clinicians in the Baars/Terruwe method.

Allison is also the Founder and President of, a nationwide network of dedicated Catholic therapists.
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"God commissioned me to heal you...I am Raphael, one of the seven angels who enter and serve before the glory of the Lord." ~ Tobit 12:14-15

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