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New Treatments for PTSD

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Symptoms of PTSD

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Situational Awareness and The Development of Non Verbal Skills orThe Fallacy of Conflict Avoidance and Therapy

  Those of us who are victims of traumatic childhoods develop awareness skills that act like radar. They help us recognize danger zones and dangerous people. Sometimes we recognize those situations because the people that are dangerous telegraph that through … Continue reading

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Playing the Chaos Game, A Strategy for Co-Dependents and Adult Children of Alcoholics

Adult Children of Alcoholics and Co-Dependents often seek employment in careers or jobs that automatically generate high stress, often involve people in crisis, are high stimulus and require rapid fire problem solving and a high degree of personal responsibility. When … Continue reading

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: Permissive vs. Authoritarian Parenting

  One of the challenges that all parents face is the question of discipline. While almost no one wants to be a martinet, it is generally accepted that without discipline of some sort, children will not thrive. The task for … Continue reading

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The Id, the Ego, and The Super Ego, When the Balance is Broken

  In my last two blogs I talked about the Freudian concept of the Id, the Ego, and the Super Ego as personality constructs. The theory is that there are three component parts, each of which has a function and … Continue reading

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Continuing Thoughts on the Observing Ego

  Since I posted my last blog, I have had several conversations with people about it. They indicated that I did not make myself clear. They ask, “What is the observing Ego, and how is it different from the Ego?” … Continue reading

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The Ego “I” and the Way It Works

  I have always been fascinated by theories of personality development. In thinking about my clients, I have wondered many times, “Why would they do that?” I spent my childhood trying to understand the people around me, how to survive … Continue reading

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Dependency vs. Intimacy: Counselor Client Relationship issues in Counseling

Many of my clients come to me because they are frustrated in their relationships. They are often injured, angry, sad, and confused. “Why does this keep happening to me?” they ask. Why am I treated this way? They quickly and … Continue reading

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Dissociative Process and Trauma Survivors

Over the last several weeks, I have had an email exchange with a young lady from Great Britain. This young lady knows that she is dissociative. She thinks she may have developed this coping strategy as a result of the … Continue reading

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