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  • Domestic Violence Perpetrators Share Personality Traits Across Both Genders

    August 12, 2010 . 2 Comments

    A new study conducted by the University of British Columbia looks at the characteristics and behavioral patterns of female perpetrators of domestic violence. ... Read More

  • The Mental Health and Well-Being of Children of Incarcerated Parents

    August 11, 2010 . 2 Comments

    Children who have a parent in jail or prison are prone to unique stresses that do not impact many of their peers whose parents are not incarcerated. An ... Read More

  • Coming Out in Adulthood: Challenges and Expectations

    August 11, 2010 . 3 Comments

    Most teenagers naturally reach a point where the bounds of sexuality are explored and roles and sexual identity are created. For LGBT teens this natural ... Read More

  • Have Faith: How Spiritual Psychotherapy Can Help Heal Wounds From the Past

    August 11, 2010 . 1 Comment

    At times during the past decade in my spiritual psychotherapy practice, I’ve advised a skeptical patient to have faith in the process. This is usually ... Read More

  • Managing Workplace Stress Through Stress Counseling

    August 11, 2010 . 4 Comments

    Stress of any kind can easy leak into other areas of life, and can have a marked impact on one’s overall mental health. Workplace stress in particular ... Read More

  • Preparing for Times of Stress: The Mindfulness Practice

    August 10, 2010 . 5 Comments

    Joseph, the beloved son of Jacob was famous for his ability to interpret dreams. The biblical story tells us that when he was in Egypt the Pharaoh had ... Read More

  • Addressing Psychological Health Needs Within the Foster Care System

    August 10, 2010 . 5 Comments

    Children in the foster care system are at risk for a number of both short- and long-term mental health issues. This is even more the case for kids who ... Read More

  • Is Your Sex Life Disordered or Just Dull?

    August 9, 2010 . 7 Comments

    Do you want sex more often than your partner? Or does your partner complain because you want less? In my practice as a sex and marriage therapist, I find ... Read More

  • More Than Just Eye Movements: The Eight Phases of EMDR

    August 9, 2010 . 3 Comments

    He called me, as most new clients do, to inquire about me, my practice, and my approach to helping. What made this call unusual was that I had to educate ... Read More

  • The Story of Albert Ellis: A Review

    August 7, 2010 . 3 Comments

    Albert Ellis, the psychotherapist who played a large role in the development of cognitive behavioral therapy and the self-help movement, passed away in ... Read More

  • Starting School: Maternal Anxiety and Its Impact on Individuation

    August 6, 2010 . No Comments

    Whether one’s child is going off to preschool, kindergarten, or college for the first time, separation anxiety is often present for parents and their ... Read More

  • Are You Self-Destructive? Is Anybody?

    August 5, 2010 . 18 Comments

    Many depressed people tell me they want to stop their self-destructive behavior, because it is causing their depression. The self-destructive behaviors ... Read More

  • Trauma’s Impact on Relationships: Part I

    August 5, 2010 . 9 Comments

    Just as the experience of a traumatic event impacts and alters the relationship you have with yourself, such an experience also impacts your relationships ... Read More

  • Psychotherapy and Athletes: When Your Head’s in the Game

    August 5, 2010 . 14 Comments

    A growing, though rarely discussed, trend in professional baseball is the use of psychotherapy to address the mental health elements of the game. Recently, ... Read More

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  • Help! My Husband Is Putting His Hobby Before Our Marriage

    July 3, 2015 . 2 Comments

    It sounds like you are feeling very alone in your marriage. Understandably, that is causing you great pain. ... Read more »

  • A Call for Help Adjusting from the Military to Civilian Life

    June 26, 2015 . 2 Comments

    Thanks for writing in, and thank you for your service. I can only imagine the difficulty of transitioning from being in the service overseas to civilian life. I’m curious as to why, if indeed you ... Read more »

  • Help! A Decade Later, I Just Found Out My Husband Has 2 Kids

    June 19, 2015 . 2 Comments

    What an incredible breach of trust. Not only did he lie to you about not having kids, which I'm sure made sense to him at the ... Read more »

  • Help! I'm Lost in My Mind, with No Sense of Life Purpose

    June 12, 2015 . 2 Comments

    I don’t suppose it’s much consolation, but you describe your situation very well—lost in your mind, indeed. You seem very much in ... Read more »

  • Our Relationship Has Hit a Wall; How Do I Get My Needs Met?

    June 5, 2015 . 2 Comments

    It sounds like you are in a very frustrating, even painful, place in your relationship right now. While all Read more »

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