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Traditional psychology has used the “disease model” focusing on the pathology of mental disorders, while positive psychology is defined as the scientific study of the strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive. The positive psychology movement has...read more
Teen DBT Counseling Teens who may be experiencing maladaptive, unsafe and unhealthy coping, patterns of unstable relationships, impulsive and possibly risky behaviors, and emotional upheaval will benefit from this group by developing mindfulness, emotion regulation,...read more
I met Susan Stachler recently in Atlanta. She was in the book section at Costco, signing her new release of The Cookie Cure that she wrote with her mother Laura Stachler. Susan exuded positive energy. She explained that she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s at the age of...read more
I’m up early on this first day of 2018, and it’s great to be awake to a new day and a new year! New Years Day is an opportunity to reflect on the past and look forward with bright hope to the future. It is my mother’s 82nd birthday today. Growing up, New Year’s always...read more
How are you doing with January's New Years Resolutions? Are you feeling successful? Or defeated? In the midst of October, it is often difficult to remember goals and resolutions that were set with determination and intention this past new year. Our hearts and minds...read more
If asked to describe you, would others use the word relational? Relational people sharpen their emotional intelligence by practicing good relational skills. Here are five things you can do now to expand your skills and improve your relationships. Get comfortable with...read more