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Why It’s Okay to Feel Bad About Certain Things

Most of the time, I write about the downsides of self-criticism - so much so that anyone familiar with my…

Injured, Not Broken: Why It’s So Hard to Know You Have CPTSD

When a child experiences neglect, anxiety, or danger repeatedly in a close relationship, that child often grows up with a…

Relationships

Advice From a Mother of the Bride

My daughter was married last month, which, in sitting down to write this blog, made me think: what advice could…

Why We Must Keep Nurturing Connection

If these past 18 months have forced us to evaluate anything, it’s the importance of connection.

Genuine Relating in an Imperfect World

Real-World Romance for Real-Life Partners Last month, I finished revising and updating The Fantasy Bond with my husband, Robert Firestone.

Parenting

How to Help Your Child Get Things Done (Without a Fight)

Many parents struggle with repeated conflicts with their kids.

From Struggles to Super-Powers: Helping Your Child Grow

As parents, we have many goals for our child.

Rudeness and Disrespect: What to Do and How to Manage

I often hear aggravation from parents about their child’s “disrespect,” “rudeness,” or “cussing” when describing challenges at home.

How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children

Presenter: Lisa Firestone, Ph.D.

    In this Webinar:  As parents, we pay attention to our children’s physical wellness, never missing a symptom or a check-up. However, how attuned are we to the emotional health of our children? How well do our children deal with stress? How well do we address their tantrums or the turbulence they undergo in…
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Webinars

Upcoming

Saving Lives From Suicide: Two-Part CE Webinar

September 8 and 22, 2021
In this Webinar:  Describe the latest findings on warning signs and risk factors for suicide Offer a conceptual model and…Learn More

Challenging Depression

October 6 and 13, 2021
In this Webinar:  A cognitive/ affective/ behavioral approach to conquering the critical inner voice that drives depression Exercises, and other…Learn More

On Demand

Adolescent Mental Health: Creating a Pathway for Healthy Development

In this Webinar:  Explore common mental health struggles faced by adolescents and teens Discuss key neuroscientific factors that impact the…Learn More

Helping Youth Cope With Perceived Racism, Prejudice and Bias

June 15, 2021
In this Webinar:    Adolescence is a developmental period where youth explore and begin to understand their identity and racial…Learn More

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