What If Your Emotions Are In Fact Perfectly Rational? August 18, 2015 . 14 Comments
I have a healthy concern for many people’s view of emotion. This view suggests that emotion means being irrational, negative, out of control, subject to the whims of others who “make” ... Read More
How Do You Recognize and Help When a Loved One Is Hoarding? August 17, 2015 . 8 Comments
If you’ve ever watched the popular shows Hoarders: Family Secrets or Hoarding: Buried Alive, you’ve probably found yourself experiencing myriad feelings ranging from fascination, frustration, ... Read More
Feeling Felt: The Importance of Adoption Support Groups August 14, 2015 . 10 Comments
“They say they understand, but how can someone who wasn’t adopted know what it feels like?” Sixteen-year-old Lisa’s voice trails off as she explains the many frustrating conversations ... Read More
5 Relationship Clichés That May Help You and Your Partner August 13, 2015 . 7 Comments
When it comes to relationships, many clichés exist for a good reason: a lot of them are true. Making and keeping long-term connections is, of course, some of the oldest and hardest work ... Read More
When a Pet Dies: How to Help Your Child through Grief August 13, 2015 . 9 Comments
Last week, our cat died. Frodo was a stray tomcat we took in 11 years ago. We weren’t sure about his age, though we’re guessing he lived to be about 14 years old. He didn’t show ... Read More
A Parent’s Guide to Bullying: Fight Back or Process It? August 12, 2015 . 9 Comments
Bullying has long been an issue in the life of children, and parents—many of whom vividly recall memories of peers saying or doing mean things—can often relate to this issue, as well. ... Read More
Closer to Closure: 10 Tips for Moving On After Getting Dumped August 11, 2015 . 8 Comments
Breakups are often a painful ordeal, but the pain is all the more excruciating when you don’t see it coming. You thought things were going great, and then seemingly out of nowhere ... Read More
Back-to-School Tips for Children and Teens with ADHD August 11, 2015 . 9 Comments
A new school year is fast approaching. For many parents of children and teens with attention-deficit hyperactivity (ADHD), the previous school year and any difficulties associated with ... Read More
Understanding and Treating Bipolar: 7 Myths and Realities August 10, 2015 . 22 Comments
Many people loosely use the term to describe the mood swings of hormonal teenagers, and some even use it to describe the weather. Bipolar, as seen in the aforementioned examples, remains ... Read More
Listen Up: Why You Don’t Feel Heard in Your Relationship August 10, 2015 . 7 Comments
I received a call from a woman the other day in my office. She wanted to start couples therapy with her husband of 10 years. As I inquired about what was going on, I quickly learned that ... Read More
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September 3, 2015 .
Military women are no more likely than military men to experience symptoms of posttraumatic stress (PTSD), according to a United States Department of Veterans ... Read More
September 2, 2015 .
A self-management support service that offers depression management skills and peer support may improve symptoms of chronic depression, according to a ... Read More
September 1, 2015 .
Mothers who were abused in childhood are less likely to abuse their children when they feel confident in their parenting, a study published in Child Maltreatment ... Read More
August 31, 2015 .
According to a new study from the Department of Veterans Affairs, as many as 2 in 5 women in the military report experiencing sexual harassment or assault. ... Read More
August 31, 2015 .
Men who perceive themselves to be less masculine—compared to prevailing social standards of masculinity—may be more likely to engage in violent ... Read More
August 28, 2015 .
Wow, that’s a really tough issue to face. I’m glad you wrote, and I hope I can help you out some. My first question is how do these colleagues know about the hiring process? Many companies ... Read More
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August 14, 2015 .
Whenever a problem develops where no problem existed before, my first question is always: what is different now? You mention that you previously gave lectures to 150 people as a ... Read More
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