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Teen Suicide Prevention

In honor of National Suicide Prevention Month, PsychAlive is featuring videos that can help us to better understand and prevent suicide. Learn more about suicide prevention.

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The Warning Signs for Suicide

In honor of National Suicide Prevention Month, PsychAlive is featuring videos that can help us to better understand and prevent suicide. Learn more about suicide prevention.

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Understanding and Preventing Suicide: Free Webinar

Join Dr. Lisa Firestone September 10th for a free Webinar on ‘Understanding and Preventing Suicide’ Sign Up Here! In this Webinar, Dr. Firestone will educate the public about the warning signs and risk factors for suicide as well as the helper tasks that can save a life.

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Toxic Relationships

Most people question, at one point or another, am I in a healthy relationship? Is my partner right for me? Is our fighting normal? Are we really happy together? The answer is unique to the relationship, but one thing is almost always universally true: every couple goes through tough times. Even the best of matches… Read more »

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What to Look For in a Partner

The question “what are you looking for in a relationship partner?” may seem like an easy one to answer. Common attributes that come to mind include intelligence, kindness, sense of humor, attractiveness, or reliability. No matter what we think we’re looking for in a partner, the people we wind up choosing don’t necessarily match our… Read more »

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CE Webinar: Secure and Insecure Love: An Attachment Perspective

Presenter: Dr. Phillip Shaver 3 CE Credits – $35 90 Minutes Earn 3 CE’s by watching the Webinar and reading an article by Dr. Shaver. Both clinicians and researchers have noted the importance of close interpersonal relationships for the development of personality, character, and overall well-being. Attachment theory was originally created by a psychoanalytically oriented… Read more »

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Are You in an Unhealthy Relationship?

Every couple goes through rough patches. Yet, when these patches stretch out into long-term struggles, how can we tell if the relationship is worth salvaging? Is it our own shortcomings and defenses that have caused us to fall out of love, or are we actually in an unhealthy relationship? Here are some signs to look… Read more »

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Starting a Relationship 101

There are typically many questions running through our minds when starting a relationship. Does she really like me? Could things get serious? Is he the right choice? Where is this going? In this transitional period, we spend about as much time analyzing the relationship as we do participating in it. With everything from our casual… Read more »

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How the Critical Inner Voice Affects Relationships

Watch an exclusive PsychAlive cartoon, illustrating the concept of the “critical inner voice” and how it can negatively impact your romantic relationships. Learn more about the critical inner voice

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Self-Sabotaging: Why We Get in Our Own Way

The expression “you are your own worst enemy” rings true for most of us. How many times have we acted against our self-interest, then asked ourselves why did we self-destruct? Why did we say that to a loved one? Why did we procrastinate on that project? Why have we stopped doing that one thing that… Read more »

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