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Are you or someone you love suffering from relationship problems, depression, anxiety, substance abuse or another painful emotional condition? If so, you’ve come to the right place. My name is Dr. Bruce Kehr, and as a psychiatrist and physician, my lifelong mission has been to help my patients ease emotional pain, end aloneness, and find self-love. After over four decades of helping patients heal, I’d like to offer the same benefits to you. If you or a loved one feels emotional pain or distress, please know: You are not alone. Follow these four steps now, and I promise you will start to see a difference.

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Four Steps to Feel Better Today

When we are hurting, there’s an urgency to relieving our pain. So I’ll cut right to the chase: by following these four steps, you can access the resources you need to begin your healing journey today.

Step One

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Each of my blog entries is devoted to helping you or those you care about alleviate emotional pain, and develop more satisfying love relations. Simply enter a few keywords into the search box that appears when you click the magnifying glass icon located in the upper right-hand corner of any page on this website. Almost immediately, relevant information will be presented to you.

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Step Two

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Begin to untangle your life and heal your emotional pain by downloading Chapter One of my new book, Becoming Whole: A Healing Companion to Ease Emotional Pain and Find Self-Love. It’s completely FREE of charge.

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Step Three

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By preordering my book today, you will receive a free download of my new mini-book, Ease Emotional Pain: 9 Steps to Build Yourself a Healthier Brain. Our brains are more like a computer or sophisticated appliance than you may think—and we could all benefit from a User’s Manual. This “Quick Start Guide” gives you instant access to hundreds of brain-health tips to implement right away.

Step Four

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The chapters in Becoming Whole address life’s most challenging issues—and give you concrete steps to start solving them immediately. Preorder my new book and gain access today to the insights you need most.

Read Dr. Bruce Kehr's Most Recent Blog Posts

Self-Saboteur™
November 13, 2017

Part One: Understanding the ‘Me’ in #MeToo

Self-Saboteurs don’t know what they don’t know – there are myriad ways that people unknowingly sabotage their lives.

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Americans In Pain and Addicted: Untangling the Opioid Crisis
November 6, 2017

Part Eight (Finale): Pain, Pain, Go Away!
Final Insights from Experts

When you search the words “Opioid Crisis” on the internet, mountains of alarming articles pop up, but precious few provide well-researched background on the origins and ever-evolving dangers of the epidemic.

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Americans In Pain and Addicted: Untangling the Opioid Crisis
October 30, 2017

Part Seven: Let’s Give YOU a Voice!

What follows are some of the voices of my gentle readers. If you are not among them, please try to understand, and feel their pain…

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Americans In Pain and Addicted: Untangling the Opioid Crisis
October 23, 2017

Part Six: Without Opioids, a Decent Life becomes Impossible

When Jeremy came to see me in my office last year, his demeanor said it all: Rumpled jacket, pained expression, and the quiet, tremulous voice of a man who never in his entire life believed he’d wind up in a therapist’s office. “My doctor abruptly stopped prescribing me Oxy,” he told me when I asked him what was wrong, “and the pain is making me crazy.” As I looked into his eyes, and saw the depth of his emotional and physical pain, my own heart began to ache as well.

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Americans In Pain and Addicted: Untangling the Opioid Crisis
October 16, 2017

Part Five: Finding Something to Live For

“Chronic pain and addiction are a life-long struggle, and it can humble even the proudest and strongest person. As difficult as it may be, you can’t let your suffering define you and control you. Something, anything, needs to be more important”

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Americans In Pain and Addicted: Untangling the Opioid Crisis
October 9, 2017

Part Four: Climbing Up from Rock Bottom

I want you to appreciate something about treatment: Progress is not a straight line. It takes twists and turns, there are relapses and setbacks and high mountains to climb. But, together with a caring medical professional, you push forward and climb them.

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