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Effective Ways to Fight Depression

…ividuals battle depression. In this one-hour online presentation, Dr. Lisa Firestone will share up-to-date information on various methods that have been proven to help alleviate symptoms of depression. She will introduce a concept known as the “critical inner voice,” an internal enemy we all possess that fuels symptoms of depression and often discourages those suffering from engaging in the very behaviors that could help them feel better. Learning…

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Teaching in Prisons: An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Sheldon Solomon

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Sheldon Solomon. Sheldon Solomon talks about his experience teaching in prisons. SS:I spent a decade in the prisons – the maximum security and medium security prison – in New York working with inmates to teach them college courses. And it was honestly, the most eye-opening experience– I was 25 when I went to Skidmore or 26, doesn’t matter. I was young and…

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Dr. Sheldon Solomon on Sexuality and Death Awareness: Exclusive Interview

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Sheldon Solomon. Sheldon Solomon talks about sexuality and death awareness. LF You know, you’ve written some, too, about how our feelings about death affect how we feel about our bodies and really, you know, sort of the problem with sex and how that makes that a reality. And I wonder if you could talk a little bit about that. SS Actually, I wish we had Jam…

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Achieving Sexual Intimacy

…Dr. Lisa Firestone on Achieving Intimacy…

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"I Do Until I Don’t" The Truth Behind Celebrity Marriage

…hen couples lose intimacy and emotional connections. According to Dr. Lisa Firestone, many couples maintain a fantasy bond in their relationships. This bond is an illusion of closeness and connection, but it is a fantasy version of love. In this way, couples preserve an imagination of love while keeping emotional distance from each other. This bond typically develops as couples fall out of love, yet they protect themselves by maintaining an illusi…

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A New Approach to Violence Treatment: An Interview with Dr. James Gilligan

…part of an exclusive interview series with Dr. James Gilligan and Dr. Lisa Firestone. Dr. James Gilligan is a renowned violence expert, and has contributed years of research to the treatment of some of California’s most violent prisoners. Additionally, he served as an expert witness in the litigation that was subject of the Supreme Court decision in Plata V. Brown. Dr. James Gilligan on Love and the Soul The human soul, the human psyche, needs lov…

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A Gender Sensitive Approach to Violence

…, to engaging in violence in this exclusive interview series with Dr. Lisa Firestone. I’m a clinical psychologist and for thirty-five years, I had been involved at the University of Waterloo, which is near Toronto and we have developed what are called cognitive-behavioral procedures to work with children, adolescents, and adults. In fact, we developed a procedure called stress-inoculation training, which is the best evidence- based intervention in…

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CE Webinar – Love in the Age of Twitter

Presenters: Dr. Pat Love and Dr. Lisa Firestone Price: $15 Length: 90 Minutes 1.5 CE Credits available for an additional $15 purchase It’s not your imagination, 21st Century love relationships are more difficult to maintain. While 90 percent of young people still say that marriage is in their long-term plans, if trends continue, only half will be able to even come close to that goal. Relationships in general and marriage in particular, is more di…

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Suicide Prevention for LGBT Teens

…ine, Live Chat and Message Boards Click here to locate a therapist in your area Coping Suggestions for the Suicidal Person The Glendon Association “Save a Life” Brochure Dr. Lisa Firestone’s “The Warning Signs of Suicide” &“Suicide: How You Can Help Someone at Risk” Suicide Prevention Resource Center for Teens…

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Ways to Improve Your Relationship

…Dr. Lisa Firestone explains some key changes you can make to achieve a closer, more honest and loving form of relating with your partner….

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