Author Archives: Howard Scott Warshaw

The Silicon Valley Therapist series #03

Here are 5 things you should know about intelligence: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/youre-too-smart-have-problems-other-intelligence-howard-scott-warshaw

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The Posi-Traumatic Perspective: The Upside of Down Times

One way to frame trauma is the absolute interruption of all my patterns. In a trauma I am unable to continue performing life the way I’m used to doing it. We tend to think of this as robbing us of the … Continue reading

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HSW on NPR

Here is my interview on NPR. Their series on Total Failure was interested in my having authored the worst video game in history!  🙂 NPR Interview on All Things Considered, May 31, 2017  

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The Silicon Valley Therapist series #02

Here is a discussion of some preconceptions and misperceptions of programmers: Decoding the Computer Programmer Stereotype

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The Silicon Valley Therapist series #01

This is my first article for LinkedIn on new perspectives for life in Silicon Valley: As A Therapist In Silicon Valley I Believe Our Diversity Is An Illusion  

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How To Choose A Therapist

Therapy is a blind item. It’s hard to tell what you’ll get until you try it. Also, therapy is different with each therapist. For any person there may be lots of therapists who can help, but each of these therapists … Continue reading

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What’s Therapy About?

At times we all find ourselves in difficult or absurd circumstances. This is simply the product of seeking satisfaction while working our way down the path of life. This does not make us ridiculous or hopeless, it makes us human. … Continue reading

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The Trip From A to B

A person leaves point A, travels a bit and winds up at point B. That’s what we see. But if we look a little deeper, this journey represents two very different trips. In the first, the person is hanging out in A, … Continue reading

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Quote: Therapeutic Truth

“You can be kind with the truth or blunt with the facts.”  -Ruth A. Auten, LMFT Here’s the great thing about the truth: Everybody’s got one. I don’t put much effort into convincing people about some objective truth. They are more inclined … Continue reading

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The Therapist’s Job

“What do you do?” is a question I hear from time to time. What is the job of the psychotherapist? It’s a reasonable question. Here’s one way I see it: When someone feels stuck, I create opportunities for change. I do this … Continue reading

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