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When Nature And The Solace Of Open Spaces Aren't Enough

July 23, 2018

Music on Main in Bozeman
In Bozeman, some philanthropists are helping others improve their mental health by buying them sessions of therapy
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Letting Go Of My Big Sister

June 22, 2018 // Family

Timothy and Beth
Aging in America sucks, says Timothy Tate, but it doesn't have to be this way
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Beyond The Mountains People Tend To Shed Their Pretensions

June 5, 2018

Psychotherapist Timothy Tate heads to the Bucking Horse Sale in Miles City and ruminates on his first Montana home
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In Tom Miner Basin, Horse As Extension Of Place And Self

May 20, 2018

The Anderson Ranch in Tom Miner
For Julie Anderson, horses bring a grounding perspective in life in the wild Gallatins north of Yellowstone. Enjoy Louise Johns' new column and Western women and equines
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A Daughter's Ritual To Make Peace With Her Mother's Death

May 7, 2018

Fire has always been part of human ritual
After losing her elder to dementia, this client of Timothy Tate finds relief in dreams and fire
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Remembering The Ties That Bind: A Daughter Copes With Her Mother's Dementia

April 19, 2018

Bozeman psychotherapist Timothy Tate helps a client work through the pain of watching her matriarch's memory fade
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Of Young Men And Reform School

April 1, 2018

Corrections officials chat behind the fence at Pine Hills.
In this age of firearm proliferation, how do we stop tragedy and who decides if a troubled teen can be healed?
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That Which We Cannot Escape In Life

March 2, 2018

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For psychotherapist Timothy Tate, the minister's son, dealing with death requires making peace with oneself  
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Bench Marks: The People And Places Lifting Us Up When We Are Down

February 13, 2018 // Community, Community Change

Peets Hill, Bozeman, Montana
Psychotherapist Timothy Tate: It's tough work fighting to save the communities we love and finding ways to avert the trail of despair
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Of Dads And Mountain Daughters

January 30, 2018 // Community, Community Change, Culture

Daughter Abbey on a trip home
A foundational relationship in a woman’s life, its impacts lasting a lifetime
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The Midlife Crisis Trilogy: To Live Or Die

December 28, 2017 // Community, Community Change

In the conclusion of Timothy Tate's series 'When Peter Pan Enters Middle Age', Walt faces his moment of truth
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Everyone Has An Opinion About Government But Many Citizens Would Flunk Civics

December 11, 2017

In this provocative column by Susan Marsh, she wonders aloud: If citizens are so ignorant about lots of things, are we expecting too much in asking them to know and care about public lands, wildlife and nature?
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A Mountain Town Man Hits The Wall Of A Midlife Crisis

December 4, 2017 // Community, Community Change

Photo courtesy Garrett Grove (garrettgrove.com)
In Part 2 of Timothy Tate's series "When Peter Pan Enters Middle Age", Walt hits the couch behind The Blue Door
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When Peter Pan Enters Middle Age

November 21, 2017 // Community, Community Change

So full of vim and vigor in their youth, men in many mountain towns live lives based on athletic achievement, independence and focus on self—and then middle age delivers a crushing blow of reality
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