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Taking the “Grrrr” Out of Anger!

Taking the “Grrrr” Out of Anger!

(This newest blog post was written by Elisabeth Mandel, LMFT. Elisabeth is an Associate Therapist at our practice and specializes in working with couples.) Miriam Gottlieb’s “The Angry Self” lists signs of unhealthy expressions of anger. legit payday loan Please review the following list and check off […]

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Is My Anger Healthy?

Is My Anger Healthy?

There is a difference between healthy, constructive anger and anger that is destructive and unhealthy. Below you will see the characteristics of both…see where you might fit in. Anger can be a very difficult emotion to change. Unlike other negative feelings, anger is often a choice that YOU […]

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Building Awareness…Identifying Your Aversive Strategies…

Building Awareness…Identifying Your Aversive Strategies…

Many individuals, couples and families who seek out therapy report that they have a difficult time dealing with conflict in an effective way, often using aversive control strategies in the ineffectual attempts to change the behavior of those around them. In this blog post, I identify and describe some of the […]

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Anger Management Tips: Is My Anger Healthy?

Anger Management Tips: Is My Anger Healthy?

Anger is a  powerful emotion that can stem from feelings of frustration, hurt, annoyance, or disappointment. It is a normal human emotion that can range from slight irritation to strong rage. From time to time, everyone can lose their cool or get angry. Losing your temper can cause […]

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Couples Therapy Intervention: Altering Your Patterns

Couples Therapy Intervention: Altering Your Patterns

When working with many couples in my practice, I often ask them the following question(s) and record the answers on a sheet of paper for each partner: “When you feeling your worst, how do you act with each other? What does this look like?”  I work with couples […]

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What is Couples Counseling?

What is Couples Counseling?

Couples often seek therapy at a point in which their relationship is polarized by reactivity and power struggles are making connection extremely difficult. Trapped in impasses that they are unable to fix on their own, they seek counseling with the hope of finding a new direction. payday […]

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The Practice of Patience

The Practice of Patience

Buddhist teachings tell us that patience is the antidote to anger and aggression. Take a moment to think about how you really feel when you’re angry. Often when we feel anger in a given situation, we want to seek out some sort of resolution. It is not […]

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Methods for Gaining Self-Composure (My Top Chill Out Tips)

Methods for Gaining Self-Composure (My Top Chill Out Tips)

Many of us have difficulty controlling our responses in pressure-filled, stressful situations. Here are some helpful tips to help you find peace and calm even in the midst of madness! I like to call these my top “chill out” tips. Read on and let the calming begin… […]

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