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Lisa Firestone, Ph.D.

Dr. 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).

CE Webinar: The Self Under Siege

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Presenter: Dr. Lisa Firestone 3 CE Credits – $35 90 Minutes Earn 3 CE’s by watching the Webinar and reading an article by Dr. Firestone. Differentiation refers to the struggle that all people face in striving to develop a sense ...

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Relationship Compatibility

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Psychologist and author of Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships, Dr. Lisa Firestone answers some fundamental questions about relationship compatibility. How would you define relationship compatibility? Relationship compatibility exists, first and foremost, when a couple relates with equality and respect. ...

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The Internet: A Game Changer for Mental Health

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Is Google the new gateway to mental health? Study after study is showing that the vast majority of Internet users are turning to the World Wide Web for answers to their health related questions. Although fewer studies have been done ...

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The Dangers of Narcissistic Parents

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How narcissistic parents substitute emotional hunger for love. For me, one of the best examples of narcissistic parents is illustrated in the movie “The Joy Luck Club,” based on the novel by Amy Tan. In the film, a woman flashes ...

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Advantages of Dating After 40

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On Dec. 31, 2009, one day before the baby boomer generation turned 65, a New York Times article reported, “79 million baby boomers, about 26 percent of this country’s population, will be redefining what it means to be older.” Today, ...

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Benefits of Mindfulness

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If asked to explain the value of mindfulness, you may want to consider the following question, can you sit for one minute and completely quiet your mind?  Can you do this without feeling like you’re coming out of your skin?  ...

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Are You the Parent You Want to Be?

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As parents, examples of ways we slip up with our kids occur almost every day. Take a typical scenario of butting heads with your seven-year-old over cleaning his room. At first, you nicely suggest he start tidying up his mess. ...

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