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By Hal Shorey Ph.D. on December 06, 2018 in The Freedom to Change
If you don't enjoy the type of relationship you have with your parents, try changing the attachment dynamics. Learn to "call the pattern" and flip the secure base.
By Sandra Butler and Nan Gefen, Ph.D. on December 06, 2018 in It Never Ends
Aging women struggle to maintain autonomy while their daughters want to be assured of their safety. What are successful ways of maintaining a respectful balance?
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on December 05, 2018 in Fixing Families
When dealing with someone emotional, it's easy to absorb their emotions and pass them along. The key is utilizing the power of parallel process.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on December 05, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
An expert discusses factors that affect women's self-esteem, including work, gender roles, parenting, issues of equality, and the myth of "having it all."
By James M. Lewis M.D. on December 05, 2018 in The Complexity of ADHD
What can we do?
By Laura Markham Ph.D. on December 05, 2018 in Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids
It creates a home with a lot less drama, and a lot more love.
By Christopher Bergland on December 04, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
New research suggests that "active forgetting" helps the brain adapt to adversity and avoid becoming paralyzed by fear. How can we boost adaptive forgetting in day-to-day life?
By Konstantin Lukin Ph.D. on December 04, 2018 in The Man Cave
The answer is obvious. But the solution? Not so much.
By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D. on December 04, 2018 in The Moment of Youth
Learn why nagging teenagers doesn’t work. Take five small steps to develop a better relationship with your teen.
By David Kyle Johnson Ph.D. on December 04, 2018 in A Logical Take
A New Jersey substitute teacher let her first graders in on the "Santa secret," and Sean Hannity is in an uproar. I argue that that parents are just as much to blame.
By Sarah Rasmi Ph.D. on December 04, 2018 in Bridging the Gulf
Are you having a hard time finding the perfect gift for your child? Skip the mall and clear your calendar, because your presence is the best present this holiday season.
By Meri Wallace LCSW on December 04, 2018 in How to Raise a Happy, Cooperative Child
Affection, verbal reassurance and spending time alone with each child helps kids grow up feeling equally loved.
By Elizabeth Dorrance Hall Ph.D. on December 04, 2018 in Conscious Communication
Do you need to distance yourself from your family? New research questions unconditional family closeness and explores four ways people experience distance from family.
By Joni E Johnston Psy.D. on December 04, 2018 in The Human Equation
It's common knowledge that domestic violence and holiday stress go together. But the real danger for domestic violence victims may not be what you think it is.
By Jim Taylor Ph.D. on December 03, 2018 in The Power of Prime
I’m talking about the many sports parents who have been both seduced by and abet the toxic youth sports culture in which your children are now immersed.
By Robert W Firestone Ph.D. on December 03, 2018 in The Human Experience
A look at six major influences that impinge upon the evolving self, contribute to psychological distress, and interfere with differentiation and individuation
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on December 03, 2018 in Living Single
In a survey, Americans said there are no more advantages to being married than single; marriage is not a marker of adulthood, and it is not essential to a fulfilling life.
By Samuel Veissière Ph.D. on December 02, 2018 in Culture, Mind, and Brain
My recent article on Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria has elicited a fierce controversy and a lot of strong feelings. What is need is dialogue is compassion from all sides.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on December 02, 2018 in Moral Landscapes
The cultural meme about aging says that elders grow less smart and less well. Not necessarily so, and contrary to traditional societies.
By Dillon Browne Ph.D. on December 02, 2018 in Why Family Matters
Does your child need screens to cope? Emotion coaching may be for you.
By Kimberly Key on December 01, 2018 in Counseling Keys
Every year of life impacts us, but nothing is as crucial to the personality’s development as the first six years. It also shapes many of perpetual problems later in life.
By Avrum Weiss, Ph.D. on December 01, 2018 in From Fear to Intimacy
Does your relationship feel more like a parent-child relationship?
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on December 01, 2018 in Fixing Families
Leaving a relationship is always difficult, but more so when the relationship has a been a long one. Here are some guidelines for navigating this difficult transitional time.
By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D. on November 30, 2018 in The Moment of Youth
What is an inspirational quote? A great quote provides moments of learning and understanding. Discover how to engage children with quotes that foster growth and development.
By Andrew Fishman on November 30, 2018 in Video Game Health
How do video game creators make their games so addictive? How can you tell if a game could become a problem for your children?