How to Stop Feeling Guilty: 17 Tips for a Mindset Shift
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added ten new tips. New material written by Michelle Risser, LISW-S and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
Author: Ashley Stuck, LCSW
Reviewer: Lynn Byars, MD