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The Magic of Reality
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January 14, 2015
EcoParent

Magic is important for kids,” says Dr. Faith Cohen, licensed psychologist. It’s not what you expect to hear from a child clinical psychologist with a specialty in trauma. She sees some dark stuff: sexual abuse, rape, and all kinds of addiction. Yet, she says, “This topic comes up in my practice with parents quite a bit.” I’m interviewing Dr. Cohen about magic – and specifically the question: “Is it okay to lie to your children about Santa Claus?” It isn’t lost on me that she is neither Christian nor the first person most people would ask about magic. Yet she is able to talk about magic as if it is part science and part spirit – the same way I experience it as a parent.


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