Bipolar Disorder: Dispelling the Fears

December 18, 2006

During a recent conversation with colleagues we were struck by the way in which we have begun to think about those clients who are very sensitive to their environments as…

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Understanding Disasters

As the world struggles to understand the recent Tsunami disaster, and reach out to the victims and survivors, many tough questions are being asked. As therapists and researchers, we are…

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Maintaining a Healthy Relationships While Raising Children

December 13, 2004

Raising children is one of the most rewarding and challenging undertakings a couple takes on. It is certainly not easy to raise children today (I’m not sure if it ever…

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Alcohol Use and Abuse

December 13, 2004

The latest numbers released by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) indicate that approximately 115 million people regularly ingest alcohol, which is defined as consuming alcohol at…

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Focus on Discipline, and Love Yourself Through the Gradual Process of Change

Recently, my clients have been coming in and talking about not having the discipline to carry out some of the promises they’ve made to themselves: to diet, to exercise, to…

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Couples in Communication

September 26, 2003

Your greatest contribution to effective communication is clarity, focus, and non-defensiveness; your second greatest is support for your partner in providing the same. Here are some specific tips: 1. Take…

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