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How We Learn to Relate

…What causes us to act the way we do in our relationships? Why do the words that come out of our mouths sometimes feel foreign to us? Dr. Lisa Firestone explains the source of some of our behavior in our closest relationships….

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Understanding and Preventing Suicide Webinar

…Watch the video of Dr. Lisa Firestone’s Webinar “Understanding and Preventing Suicide”…

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Dr. Sheldon Solomon on the Fantasy Bond: Exclusive Interview

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Sheldon Solomon. Dr. Sheldon Solomon talks about the Fantasy Bond. SS: You know, Horney’s view was that all of us of necessity experience what she called basic anxiety, you know, the attachment people call it primal terror. Call it what you will, and long before we’re old enough and mature enough to intellectually grapple with that emotional fact and you k…

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You May Be Wrong About Your Attachment Pattern

…On-Demand Webinars     In this Webinar: This online workshop with Dr. Lisa Firestone will provide tools to help people heal insecure attachment, resolve trauma, integrate their… Learn More In general, an insecure attachment pattern on either side of the spectrum can leave us with skewed ideas about ourselves, about how others are likely to treat us and how much love and care we deserve. A dismissive person may believe they need more space, while a…

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Dr. Christine Courtois on Parenting: VIDEO

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Christine Courtois. CC If I were to talk to parents about parenting, I would give them the message to really cherish their child and to do whatever they could to promote the child’s self esteem because that’s resilience for the child and also to be very mindful of “words hurt” and how much damage they can do with words and to be very careful and mindful of…

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Dr. Christine Courtois on Violence: VIDEO

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Christine Courtois. LF In working with people who have been violent, what do you think is the most important thing in terms of treatment just from your perspective? CC OK. Talking broadly I think, I would really want to look at their capacity for empathy and what I’ve found – and I don’t treat violent folks or perpetrators per se, but I think what’s absent…

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VIDEO: Optimal Parenting

In her interview with PsychAlive Senior Editor Lisa Firestone, Dr. Donna Rockwell talks about optimal parenting. Watch or read the interview below. But really, the best that we can teach them is by being interested in them as people. And instead of saying I need you to be a doctor or a lawyer or a candle maker, to discover, what do you love about life and what’s interesting to you and what do you want to be, you know, tell me. And they are born a…

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Dr. Sheldon Solomon Discusses the Makings of An Ideal Society: Exclusive Interview

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Sheldon Solomon. Sheldon Solomon describes the elements of an ideal society. SS:And so here, if I recall accurately, we talk about three things: borrowing heavily from Becker, where he said, “OK, first and foremost, is, you know, does the culture provide for the material needs of its constituents, given its current level of technology and access to natural…

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Mindfulness Meditation Practice

“The breath is the intersection of the body and mind.” – Thich Nhat Hanh 1. Set aside time each day to develop a personal meditation practice. When undertaken with discipline, meditation can lead to clarity and peace of mind. 2. Select a place where you can sit, uninterrupted. 3. Practice meditation for at least 5-10 minutes in the morning and 5-10 minutes at night. 4. Sit in an erect and upright position on a chair or on a meditation cushion. Ha…

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Re-Moralizing Your Inner Voice Part One

…ndon Association’s webinar, Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice, by Dr. Lisa Firestone, I hope to add some complimentary thoughts on the subject of self-attacking inner voices that diminish well-being, steal joy and shame natural enthusiasm. As children, most of us learned some version of the Golden Rule: treat others as you would like to be treated. Unfortunately, the lesson that we really learned was to treat ourselves, as well as others, as we we…

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