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Healing Trauma with EMDR

Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in Therapy | Comments Off on Healing Trauma with EMDR

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. EMDR is a set of standardized protocols that incorporates elements from many different treatment approaches. To date, EMDR therapy has helped millions of people of all ages relieve many types of psychological stress.

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Date Night

Posted by on Dec 20, 2014 in Relationships | Comments Off on Date Night

I believe it is important for couples in any long-term committed relationship to make time for their relationship. In fact, it is dangerous not to. But couples struggle sometimes with making it happen. We aren’t in the habit. Or life gets too busy, especially if we are working on a career, building a business, or having and raising babies. Sometimes we have the time, but lack clear ideas on what we can do together. And sometimes we think, “We’re good. We don’t need to do that.” Then one day one of them says they are bored, this isn’t working, and they want out. Don’t let that happen!  Create...

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The “5A” Way To Apologize

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Conflict resolution | Comments Off on The “5A” Way To Apologize

A great tool that I’ve acquired on handling apologies or any form of broken agreement. Specifically this is if you need to apologize to someone else: 1. Acknowledge the broken agreement. 2. Accept Responsibility for having broken the agreement. 3. Account for why you broke the agreement (this can be tough!) 4. Apologize 5. Amend – what are you going to do to make it up to someone? * * * The 5 As in action Here’s an example: Hi Steve, I want to apologize for something. We had an agreement that I would meet you at 1100am. I arrived at 1110am, which is 10 minutes late. acknowledge I gave...

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