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…his 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 to Violen…

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What is a Mentally Healthy Person? An Interview with Robert Firestone, Ph.D.

…s goals would be for a person as an outcome of successful psychotherapy.   Robert Firestone: First of all, it depends a lot on their own motivation and their particular goals for themselves. But in general, the kind of person I would like to see them be is one who had a strong sense of themselves; a person who could deal with feelings; a person who was non-defensive; a person who had a strong sense of values; a person whose values were inner direc…

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Finding Love: Empowering Tools to Help You Find the Relationship You Want

…st or resentful in the relationship. Giving in to Our Fear of Intimacy Dr. Robert Firestone, psychologist and author of Fear of Intimacy (also father to Dr. Lisa Firestone), has presented a case for why most people are, to varying degrees, afraid of closeness. “Most people say that they want love and positive acknowledgment, but relatively few people can tolerate real love and respect from another person, because it threatens their defenses’” said…

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Dr. Robert Firestone’s Interview with PsychAlive

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Dr. Robert Firestone on The Fantasy Bond

…ty, he has also published more than 30 professional articles and chapters and produced 35 video documentaries. See more from Dr. Robert Firestone on his bio page…

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Dr. Robert Firestone’s Interview with PsychAlive

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Defense Mechanisms

…ot more damage than good when it comes to the quality of our lives. As Dr. Robert Firestone, author of Psychological Defenses in Everyday Life, put it, “Each individual develops idiosyncratic ways of dulling and deadening him or herself and disconnecting from unpleasant emotions and life experiences. To the extent you are defended, you are cut off from being able to experience genuine feeling — the good, the bad and the ugly. To varying degrees, y…

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Overcoming the Destructive Inner Voice: Interview with Robert Firestone

…their own right. Overcoming The Destructive Inner Voice is now available at all bookstores and online booksellers. To learn more about Robert Firestone www.drrobertwfirestone.com…

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Falling Out of Love

…l relationships are the ultimate source of happiness or misery,” wrote Dr. Robert Firestone, author of Fear of Intimacy. “Love has the potential to generate intense pleasure and fulfillment or produce considerable pain and suffering.” When we fall out love, we may, in some ways, be falling into this fear. How can you tell whether you’re really falling out of love or just giving into fear? Contrary to what one might assume, our fears around intimac…

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