Parenting from the Inside Out

December 11, 2017

Do you desire to build healthy and secure relationships with your children? Dan Siegel and Mary Hartzell’s book Parenting from the Inside Out is an excellent place to begin to achieve this goal. Their approach to parenting is based on the belief that a parent’s own childhood experiences impact how the individual parents his or […]

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The Strengths of Theraplay®

June 8, 2017

Theraplay® is heavily informed by John Bowlby’s attachment theory. One of Bowlby’s foundational ideas was the concept of internal working models. In a nutshell, a child’s experiences with their primary caregivers in the early years of life provide a template for interpreting and understanding their world. Sensitive and responsive caregiving (along with playful interactions) teach […]

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Talking with Teens about Relationships

June 1, 2017

Whether a parent or an adolescent, the teenage years are hard, and arguably getting harder for every generation. Thanks to social media, the internet, and smartphones, teens and their parents are more accessible than ever to the outside world, and unfortunately making us less accessible to each other. Despite the uncharted changing technological territory, the […]

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New Support Group for Men Struggling with Anger

January 17, 2014
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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

October 21, 2013

Dr. John Gottman has compiled thousands of hours of research in an attempt to gain better clarity of what behaviors strengthen marital relationships and conversely the behaviors that degrade them.  In his popular book, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, Dr. Gottman provides a seven tiered structure that couples can utilize to help build […]

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