The “Rule of Thumb” and Your Girly Thoughts

October 6th, 2014 | Posted by Patricia O'Gorman, PhD in Girly Thoughts | Parenting | Relationships | Uncategorized | Women's Issues - (Comments Off on The “Rule of Thumb” and Your Girly Thoughts)

By Patricia O’Gorman, PhD Author of The Girly Thoughts 10-Day Detox Plan: The Resilient Woman’s Guide to Saying NO to Negative Self-Talk and YES to Personal Power  (publication date 10.28.14)       The Resilient Woman: Mastering the 7 Steps to Personal Power (2013)       Healing Trauma Through Self-Parenting—The Codependency Connection (2012)       The recent public …
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Having Faith In Positive Energy

September 30th, 2014 | Posted by Sherry Gaba in Addiction | Addiction Discussions | Addiction Education | Family Issues | Integrative Living | Mindfulness | Relationships | Therapy | Women's Issues - (Comments Off on Having Faith In Positive Energy)

Sherry Gaba, LCSW, is a Licensed Psychotherapist and Certified Transformational and Recovery Coach.  She is the author of “The Law of the Sobriety: Attracting Positive Energy for a Powerful Recovery” and the creator of Wake Up Recovery.  She is the go to expert on VH1’s Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Pinsky and media expert on …
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Sherry Gaba, LCSW, is a Licensed Psychotherapist and Certified Transformational and Recovery Coach.  She is the author of “The Law of the Sobriety: Attracting Positive Energy for a Powerful Recovery” and the creator of wake up recovery.  She is the go to expert on VH1’s Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Pinsky and media expert on …
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Is it Love or Codependency?

August 28th, 2014 | Posted by Joan Childs in Love Addiction | Relationships - (Comments Off on Is it Love or Codependency?)

By now everyone has heard of the term, “codependent”.  Since the 80’s this word has been passed down for nearly 3 decades since Melody Beattie coined the word for those folks who were addicted to the addict.  (Codependent No More)  Since its original coining, that word has morphed into many meanings, until today, when it …
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Getting Married? Don’t Say I Do to Your Girly Thoughts

August 14th, 2014 | Posted by Patricia O'Gorman, PhD in Body Image | Family Issues | Girly Thoughts | Relationships | Women's Issues - (Comments Off on Getting Married? Don’t Say I Do to Your Girly Thoughts)

By Patricia O’Gorman, PhD Author of The Girly Thoughts 10-Day Detox Plan: The Resilient Woman’s Guide to Saying NO to Negative Self-Talk and YES to Personal Power (publication date 10.28.14)       The Resilient Woman: Mastering the 7 Steps to Personal Power (2013)     Healing Trauma Through Self-Parenting—The Codependency Connection          (2012)   …
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The Half-Lived Life: Part II

July 31st, 2014 | Posted by John Lee in Relationships | Therapy | Trauma - (Comments Off on The Half-Lived Life: Part II)

The half-lived life is really organized and supervised, and it is the domain of “The False Self” or our Persona, which is the Greek word for mask. It was responsible for negotiating the first part of your life, not without some losses, pain, a few broken hearts and many broken promises. It protected you and …
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The Half-Lived Life: Overcoming Passivity & Rediscovering Your Authentic Self

July 23rd, 2014 | Posted by John Lee in Relationships | Therapy - (Comments Off on The Half-Lived Life: Overcoming Passivity & Rediscovering Your Authentic Self)

WHY OVERCOMING PASSIVITY IS SO IMPORTANT The Half-Lived Life tackles the ever-increasing problems passivity presents to individuals, groups, and families and does so without shaming those whose lives may be less than what they’d hoped. As you recognize your passivity and begin to understand and address it, you are building the foundation necessary to become …
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What Do We Mean by Relationship Trauma?

May 30th, 2014 | Posted by Tian Dayton in ACoA | Addiction & Recovery | Adolescents | Adolescents' Issues | Family Issues | PTSD | Relationships | Trauma - (Comments Off on What Do We Mean by Relationship Trauma?)

(Note, continued training along with streaming video available on “The Workshop” on the www.tiandayton.com membership site) Relationship trauma is the kind of emotional and psychological trauma that occurs within the context of relationships. We are biologically wired to seek close and ongoing connection. It’s nature’s way of insuring that parents stay committed enough to children …
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Healing The Father/Son Wound: The Symbolic Quest of the Son

May 21st, 2014 | Posted by John Lee in Adolescents | Family Issues | Men's Issues | Parenting | Relationships - (Comments Off on Healing The Father/Son Wound: The Symbolic Quest of the Son)

A man turns into a father all at once-no warning, no preparation, no classes. Many women start turning into a mother in her early childhood. After all, she spends many hours pretending that she’s holding a baby, feeding it, changing its diapers, and nurturing it. Her doll is her someday child. At the dinner table …
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