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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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Disorganized Attachment

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What is disorganized attachment? When a child has an ideal attachment, the parent or primary caretaker provides the child with a secure base from which the child can venture out and explore independently but always return to a safe place. ...

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7 Steps to Living the Life You Imagined

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A person’s life is too often a repetition or reenactment of the past. Becoming your true self is a process that lasts throughout a lifetime. Our personalities are not set in stone by the time we drive off to college ...

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How Mindfulness Can Save Your Relationship

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In my recent blog, “The Many Benefits of Mindfulness,” I outlined how a mindfulness practice has been scientifically proven to improve our mental and physical health. The win-win effects of incorporating mindfulness into your life just seem to keep growing ...

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Depression in Mothers

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Depression is common among mothers, and many new moms suffer from depression. A 2003 University of Michigan study revealed that one in five women may face depression during pregnancy. Despite the high number of expectant moms struggling with symptoms of ...

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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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