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Archives for April, 2014

Family

5 Love Languages You Might Want To Consider

Have you read or heard of the book The 5 Love Languages of Children  and The 5 Love Languages: The secret to love that lasts? There are 2-3 different types of the book, one for children, one for men, and the other for adults in general. While I don't typically read books on relationships and making love last, I found The 5 Love Languages of Children quite interesting because...
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6 Personalities With Ingrained Thinking Patterns

The job of a therapist seems to be one of the most difficult jobs in the world. I'm not just saying this because I am a therapist myself. But I say this because human beings are complex, and often require years if not decades of study to be fully understood. Even more, the most difficult job aside from being a therapist is being a family member to someone who has personality traits that seem “unchangeable.”

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Parental Responsibility In Tragedy: “Paying” For Your Child’s Behavior

How would you feel if your child (under the age of 18) committed a violent crime or "tortious act" such as a knifing attack, campus massacre, or a simple assault that results in prison time? Would you feel guilty, begin to blame yourself, or question what went wrong in the mind of your child? Even more, how would you feel if the parent of the victim decided to sue you for your child's behavior?...
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4 Disadvantages To Merging Science With Psychotherapy

Did you know that psychotherapy and counselling has its roots in philosophy? Existential and phenomenological thinking processes have greatly informed multiple theories on how to "treat" psychiatric illness. Because of multiple disagreements between science and philosophy and the need for the field of psychiatry to prove itself as a science, many aspects of psychotherapy have become a type of "pseudo-science" that misses the mark every time.

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