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Paula Cookson


Paula H. Cookson is a psychotherapist and freelance writer who lives and works in midcoast Maine. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and exploring new areas for camping and beachcombing during the summer months. With over a decade of experience in the field of mental health, she is always amazed at the strength, beauty, and resilience of the human spirit.

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