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Why Do We Argue So Much? by Dr. Tamara Sofair-Fisch

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 in Marriage & Family, Parenting, The Wire | 0 comments

Intimate relationships threaten our core self more than any other. We allow our partners and family members entry into our innermost circles, and we allow ourselves to “need” more emotional support, love and validation from our family members. As a result of this greater closeness, we are more vulnerable and family members are most able to threaten our core self.

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The Decision to End Marriage is Never Easy by Dr. Andrea Corn

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Marriage & Family, The Wire |

Out of decades of often litigious and emotionally devastating divorce settlements, a different approach to dissolving marriages has evolved. The Collaborative Divorce process is regarded as less adversarial, more humane, and allows for greater input, flexibility, and uniqueness in constructing co-parenting plans.

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Suicide Prevention: The Role of Family and Friends by Dr. Rudy Nydegger

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Suicide, The Wire | 0 comments

In some cases a suicide might seem rational (like someone dying of a terrible disease who wants to end their life), and perhaps it is, but if the suicide is the result of a treatable condition like depression, then perhaps that condition should be treated so that the patient can make a more “rational” decision about living or dying.

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Seven Reasons Why We Fail to Achieve Our Life Goals by Dr. Larry F. Waldman

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Career Issues, The Wire | 0 comments

Despite our dreams many of us fail to achieve our life ambitions. Many of my clients talk about starting a business, becoming financially independent, writing a novel, traveling, furthering their education, getting physically fit, or becoming a nurse, teacher, or lawyer. Most of the time their objectives go unfulfilled.

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Anxiety: One of the Miseries of Existence by Dr. Rudy Nydegger

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Anxiety, The Wire | 0 comments

Everyone has felt nervous, anxious, on edge, frightened, or worried at some point in time, and none of us enjoy feeling like this. As unpleasant as these feelings might be, most of us can cope effectively with the feelings and the situations that evoke them—at least most of the time. However, for some people these feelings can be so intense and intrusive that they interfere with their life and happiness.

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Understanding Combat PTSD as a Learned Response by Dr. Dena Calabrese

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, The Wire | 0 comments

For returning OEF/OIF combat veterans, a diagnosis of PTSD can contribute to a wide range of emotional reactions, ranging from relief to shame. Educating the individual on their PTSD diagnosis is the beginning of an often long journey to recovery. However, it may also be the most essential.

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