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Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean.

[Original article can be found here: https://www.unk.com/blog/3-ways-to-help-your-clients-control-their-emotions/] Plant the seed of self-mastery in your client’s mind and watch them grow Let me share with you a therapy tale I told to an angry, bitter, guilty client: Once there lived an old man who kept all different kinds of animals. But his grandson was particularly intrigued … Read more

11 Warning Signs of Gaslighting in Relationships Gaslighting is a manipulation tactic used to gain power. And it works too well.

This article originally appeared in Psychology Today on Jan 22nd 2017. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/here-there-and-everywhere/201701/11-warning-signs-gaslighting-in-relationships   11 Warning Signs of Gaslighting in Relationships Gaslighting is a manipulation tactic used to gain power. And it works too well. Gaslighting is a tactic in which a person or entity, in order to gain more power, makes a victim question their reality. … Read more

An Open Letter from a Therapist to His Clients

by Dr. Kelly Flanagan | Mar 29, 2016 | Artisan Blog [The original post for this article can be found at http://artisanclinical.com/an-open-letter-from-a-therapist-to-his-clients/] Dear Fellow Travelers, I’ll be the first to admit, writing a letter like this is unusual. We’re not supposed to talk in public about what we talk about in private. You’re supposed to … Read more

Why Feelings Will Always Beat Facts

New research reveals what really influences us (and it’s not what we think). Post published by Douglas Van Praet on Mar 30, 2015 in Unconscious Branding Taken from: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/unconscious-branding/201503/why-feelings-will-always-beat-facts?utm_source=FacebookPost&utm_medium=FBPost&utm_campaign=FBPost There’s a good reason that Prudential tells you to “Get a piece of the Rock,” Allstate offers to help you avoid the troublemaker “Mayhem,” and Geico … Read more

The 6 Best Ways to Beat Anxiety

Research-based coping strategies that can help you get through it. Post published by Melanie Greenberg Ph.D. on Jun 28, 2011 in The Mindful Self-Express Taken from: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-mindful-self-express/201106/the-6-best-ways-beat-anxiety We all know the uncomfortable feeling of anxiety. Our hearts race, our fingers sweat, and our breathing gets shallow and labored. We experience racing thoughts about a perceived … Read more

What are the different types of psychotherapy?

This article was originally appeared in The Irish Times and can be found at http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/what-are-the-different-types-of-psychotherapy-1.2059236 What are the different types of psychotherapy? Kate Holmquist Last Updated: Thursday, January 8, 2015, 17:12 What are the different types of psychotherapy? Most psychotherapists these days shy clear of labels and many combine various approaches. However, there are five … Read more