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The Fantasy Bond Explained: A Free Webinar Event with Dr. Lisa Firestone

…ning the Fantasy Bond This video, featuring exclusive interview clips with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Robert Firestone, will give you a brief understanding of what it means to be in a Fantasy Bond and how to identify if you suffer from a Fantasy Bond in your own intimate relationship. To learn more about The Fantasy Bond, Register for our FREE webinar on Tuesday, April 24th from 11am-12pm PST. This Webinar presents a model for an ideal relationshi…

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How to Stop Worrying

“That the birds of worry and care fly over your head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.” – Chinese Proverb For many of us, worry can feel like an uncontrollable force streaming through our lives. We devote a great deal of time to our worries, either fretting over them or trying desperately to avoid them. Both pursuits take a lot of energy. Because of their distracting nature, our worries often f…

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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 Self-Harming Behavior: Healing with Self-Care and Compassion

…feel and to feel cared about. Attention and understanding from a loved one can help reduce the risk of accidental death or more serious harm. Compassion for Parents and Partners of Those who Self-Harm Therapy for self-harming behavior means having a lot of compassion for the parents or partners as well. The parents and loved ones are trying their hardest to help but they don’t always know what to do. Many parents and loved ones attempt to control…

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…e about this online course here: http://ecourse.psychalive.org/making-s… Dr. Lisa Firestone‘s Advice to Couples Relationship expert Dr. Lisa Firestone shares the one piece of advice that she g… Dr. Peter Fonagy on Therapy for Violent Men Dr. Peter Fonagy describes an effective therapy approach for working with viole… Dr. Peter Fonagy on Domestic Violence and the Cycle of Abuse Dr. Peter Fonagy Explains How Social Inequality Contributes…

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How to Move On

…have nothing now.” “No one will ever love you.” “You’ll always be alone.” “You can’t trust men.” “You should just forget about relationships.” “Have a drink; it will make you feel better.” “Just be alone. No one wants to see you right now.” Getting caught up in this internal dialogue makes the process of figuring out how to move on much more difficult. However, we can get to know this voice as the enemy it really is and learn to separate it from o…

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How to Help Someone with Anxiety 

…se of us who identify with it not knowing how to talk about it and ask for the help we need. It is more than likely you know someone living with a clinically anxious mind—maybe you even fall into the statistic yourself. The fact that this disorder is so present in our everyday lives only reinforces the need for larger awareness for how to help those around us. Unless you’ve experienced anxiety firsthand, it can be hard to empathize with someone st…

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VIDEO: Dr. Allan Schore on Key Factors in Treating Suicidal Individuals

…chore describes key factors in treating suicidal individuals, particularly the therapists’ capacity for affect tolerance. Dr. Allan Schore: The principle of affective communication goes on throughout the lifespan. So just as the centrality to be able to communicate one’s internal affective states to another human being is critical for the early evolution of the brain, it’s also found within the therapeutic alliance. And that means that the ability…

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Suicide and the Critical Inner Voice

…answers to both questions are at the heart of Suicide and the Inner Voice. Dr. Firestone believes that the key to understanding suicidal behavior comes from a knowledge of the destructive thought processes of those at risk and an awareness of their origins in early family interactions. He tells us that the negative events in our lives are not nearly as harmful as what we tell ourselves about them. From an understanding of how one begins a downward…

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Dr. Lisa Firestone On The Fantasy Bond

Dr. Lisa Firestone on the Fantasy Bond…

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