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Lisa Firestone, Ph.D.

Dr. Lisa Firestone is the Director of Research and Education at The Glendon Association. An accomplished and much requested lecturer, Dr. Firestone speaks at national and international conferences in the areas of couple relations, parenting, and suicide and violence prevention. Dr. Firestone has published numerous professional articles, and most recently was the co-author of Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships (APA Books, 2006), Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice (New Harbinger, 2002), Creating a Life of Meaning and Compassion: The Wisdom of Psychotherapy (APA Books, 2003) and The Self Under Siege (Routledge, 2012).

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Is Our Aversion To Pain Killing Us?

prescription drug abuse, addiction

The sad and untimely loss of Whitney Houston is yet another highly publicized death that called into question the abuse of prescription drugs. Tragic episodes like this may be making the news because of their high-profile victims, but they also ...

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Staying Compatible by Staying Yourself

Intimacy issues, alive to intimacy, the fantasy bond, Psychalive

Typical relationship scenario: You start out feeling like the very best version of yourself that you have ever been and before you know it, you are digging around in the relationship looking for some remnant of that person you were ...

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CE Webinar – The Fantasy Bond

Dr. Lisa Firestone Phd, Lisa Firestone, Psychalive, The Glendon Association

Presenter: Dr. Lisa Firestone 1.5 CE Credits – $25 90 Minutes What is real intimacy? How do we define a close relationship? When working with couples what are we trying to help achieve? How do we distinguish between a truly ...

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Why the Spark Fades in a Relationship

Fantasy Bond, Intimacy problems, relationship advice

Countless couples complain of losing the “spark” in their relationship. Some chalk it up to evolved differences, a slow growing apart, or sheer familiarity. The wave of “deadness” that can submerge a relationship after the first thrilling months or years ...

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Changing Your Body Image Once and for All

self image, self confidence, self esteem, psychalive

I recently took my 10-year-old niece and her cousin shopping for new dresses. As they tried on clothes, my niece commented, “Nothing looks good on me; Sabrina looks good in everything.” It surprised me to observe such a young girl ...

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Keep Love Strong This Valentine’s Day and Beyond

Senior Couple Lounging on a Wood Deck

The to-do list associated with Valentine’s Day typically involves flower orders, dinner reservations, and chocolate deliveries. All of these can be lovely gestures of fondness and appreciation, but all of them are fleeting symbols whose pleasures fade come February 15. ...

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Addicted to Doomed Relationships?

doomed relationships, intimacy issues, psychalive

If we were asked, as an exercise, to craft a personal ad detailing what we want in a partner, it may read something like: Seeking someone who is kind and patient, independent yet loving, laid back, yet energetic. Someone who ...

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