Monthly Archives: January 2012

Reframing as a Therapeutic Skill

Reframing Last week I wrote about why words matter. I had an opportunity to speak with several people who had read that blog. Each of them had their own story to share about learning that, indeed, words matter! What they … Continue reading

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Why Words Matter the Skill of Reframing in Therapy

Why Words Matter I was talking with a friend who is trying to grow into a new stage of her life. She was trapped in a flutter zone between continuing to do what she has been doing because it works, … Continue reading

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Freud, the Super-Ego and What You Should Do

A Question for Those Who Are Bound by Their Shoulds: How do you distinguish between the “Have To Shoulds” VS. the “Choose to Shoulds”? I was talking with a client who is trapped and emotionally very upset because of the … Continue reading

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The Importance of NO

Nancy Reagan is often quoted for her “Just Say NO” campaign. This was a campaign aimed at encouraging young people to not flirt with drug usage. I want to steal her words, and take them completely out of context. This … Continue reading

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