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Dr. Lisa Firestone Self Articles

…ved in clinical training and applied research in suicide and violence. Dr. Firestone has published numerous professional articles, and most recently was the co-author of the books: Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships and Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice. Visit her site at www.drlisafirestone.com.   Silence the Inner Voice That’s Stressing You Out Millions of Americans struggle with unhealthy levels of stress. Stress isn’t just destructive to o…

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Dr. Lisa Firestone Parenting Articles

…in Intimate Relationships and Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice. Visit Dr. Firestone’s PsychAlive profile page for her latest articles. Visit her website at www.drlisafirestone.com. How Childhood Defenses Hurt Us as Adults When we internalize destructive attitudes during hurtful or traumatic experiences in our past, we strengthen our “anti-self.” As we grow up, our anti-self resides within us and encourages us to take actions that replicate our pa…

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Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice

…isa Firestone, PhD. term the “critical inner voice.” In 25 years since Dr. Robert W.Firestone first began his investigations and case studies of the critical inner voice, he has gained profound insight into how “voices” are internalized by means of our early experiences. As people begin to uncover why they took on these self-critical attitudes and identify their misplacement in their current lives, they are finally able to separate from self-destr…

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Psychological Differentiation

…read The Self Under Siege: A Therapeutic Model for Differentiation by Dr. Robert Firestone, Dr. Lisa Firestone and Joyce Catlett, which focuses on the process of differentiation and provides examples from their clinical practices and their 35-year observational study of a group of normal individuals, their families and their children. In the book, individuals share their personal stories and their experiences, as they progressed through these fou…

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Suicide Prevention

…ng and applied research in suicide and violence. In collaboration with Dr. Robert Firestone, her studies resulted in the development of the Firestone Assessment of Self-Destructive Thoughts (FAST) and the Firestone Assessment of Violent Thoughts (FAVT). 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 H…

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Living Life on Your Own Terms by Lisa Firestone, Ph.D.

…oint of view of this destructive, internal enemy, the more ourselves we will become. Read Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice by Robert Firestone, Ph.D. and Lisa Firestone, Ph.D….

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Healthy Sexuality

…y,” psychologist and author of Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships, Dr. Robert Firestone wrote, “A “healthy” orientation toward sexuality is reflected in a person’s appearance and attractiveness, in the ability to be tender and generous to others, and in one’s level of overall vitality. The combination of loving, sexual contact, and genuine friendship in a stable, long-term relationship is conducive to good mental health and is a highly regarde…

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Military Suicide: A New Battle to Save Lives Must Begin by Dr. Lisa Firestone

…restone Assessment of Suicidal Intent (FASI), a scale I developed with Dr. Robert Firestone and Joyce Catlett of The Glendon Association to test individuals’ suicide risk. Screening is important, as soldiers who are in trouble may be hesitant to ask for help from fellow soldiers or military superiors. As Dr. David Rudd wrote on March 3rd for USA Today, “The military is not a culture that embraces perceived weakness or illness; it’s contrary to the…

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Creating Thriving Relationships: Free Webinar with Drs. Daniel Siegel and Lisa Firestone

…one on the essential elements to create thriving relationships. Siegel and Firestone will draw on the latest wisdom from the fields of neuroscience and attachment, as well as their own combined six decades of working with couples to offer insight into the power of love and connection. In addition, they will offer mindful strategies for creating more closeness, presence and joy in romantic relationships. This Webinar will be interactive and attende…

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Living Mom’s Life?

…back this natural evolution in order to maintain the maternal connection” (Firestone, Firestone & Catlett, 2012). I think, for me, identification with my internal mother brings independence and industriousness, but also a feeling of isolation and an attitude of dissatisfaction and criticism. My mom was not happy with her marriage. I hear myself thinking things about my partner that my mother said out loud about my dad. These critical thoughts and…

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