Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a widely recognized and effective therapeutic approach that focuses on the connection between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. At the heart of CBT lies a core principle that highlights the profound influence of our thoughts on our emotional well-being and behavior. Today we will explore the power of thoughts and behavior […]
Reflections from my book: WHY DID SHE JUMP? (My Daughter’s Battle with Bipolar Disorder
I don’t remember when she began to change. It might have been somewhere between 15 and 16 years of age. Until then Pami was the sweetest, kindness and most loving child anyone could ever hope to have. The oldest of five, she fawned over her younger siblings, caring for them as is if she were […]
FAIR FIGHTING RULES
Everyone knows that there is no intimacy without conflict; unless of course, you agree never to disagree. Then, you don’t have a healthy relationship; you have codependency. In healthy relationships, neither party subjugates their feelings to please the other. Conflicts need to be externalized and resolved.
Pamela Anne Glassman: An Angel to Remember – My Daughter’s Battle with Bipolar Disorder
Angel to Remember She was breathtakingly beautiful, brilliant and bewitching! She was passionate, powerful and precocious. Her power to heal transcended anyone’s imagination.
THE ART OF AUTHENTICITY
We must be ourselves, mainly because everyone else is already taken. What do I mean by that? We need to reflect what is within us; who we are, how we feel, our perceptions, our visions and our I am-ness.
It was Socrates who said, “A life unexamined is not a life worth living.”
Oh Where, Oh Where Did My Sexy Self Go? – Maggie’s Story
Maggie: I thought I was going to go crazy. I hated Michael. Everything Michael did was repulsive to me and sex was the last thing I wanted. Then my best friend, Phyllis, a therapist, coached me into counseling. She suggested someone she thought could be helpful and who would understand my feelings.