Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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A Circle of Safety: Adult Collaboration in Adolescent Treatment

When a teenager requests more privacy, withdraws from her parents, and demands more freedom, we get it.   After all, the primary developmental tasks of the adolescent years are separation and individuation. Most responsible adults will respec...

The Gamble of Being Unapologetically Me

The Gamble of Being Unapologetically Me   I believe writing this article is similar to writing the directions to solve a Rubik’s cube or giving someone the cheat codes to a complex video game. If you’ve ever used a cheat code or go...

Feeling Manipulated?

By Robert Jackman, LCPC   Do you sometimes feel another person is telling you how you should feel, what you should do, or how you should act?   Chances are you are in a relationship or friendship with a manipulator.   Ma...

How to Break Up with a Narcissist

(Adapted from Dr. Judith Orloff’s new book “Emotional Freedom: Liberate Yourself From Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life” (Three Rivers Press, 2011) by Judith Orloff...

To Evaluate Or Not

In my own clinical practice I primarily see individuals (i.e., children, adolescents and adults) for evaluation purposes. The types of evaluations needed range quite...

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