THE CHANGE MODEL Did you ever notice that when someone uses the word YOU, as in “You are always late!” it draws you into a defense mode? A “fight or flight” response is usually predictable. Using the word YOU and ALWAYS OR NEVER to address an individual when a conflict arises is a sure invitation […]
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Pamela Ann Glassman leapt to her death from her father’s 15th-story window. She was 34, a psychotherapist, the eldest of five children — and a woman tormented by inner demons. read more at The Miami Herald
I read the blog written by Liza Long with heartfelt sympathy and interest. I too am a mother of a daughter who suffered from mental illness. No, she was not a murderer, a criminal or an evil person. She was a loving devoted daughter, sister, friend and clinical therapist holding both a LCSW (Licensed Clinical […]
Everyone in the field of recovery knows that when an addict modifies his/her behavior and stops using whatever the drug of choice, that the disease of the disease is CODEPENDENCY. When the codependent issues are addressed, this is the beginning of change. The process begins with abstinence, followed by treating the root cause: CODEPENDENCY. Most […]
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I recently sat down with Jeannette Rizzi to do an interview for her Podcast, Blindsided. Click here to listen.
There is something scary about a baby who knows how to navigate a computer at 8 months of age and prefers playing with it over her new doll. There’s something scarier when a 10-year-old doesn’t give you eye contact, when coming into her home with gifts for her birthday, because she’s staring at her mobile […]
Nova Southeastern University Health Professions Division (Terry Bldg) 3200 S University Drive Davie, FL 33328 Facilities are Handicapped Accessible For Information Call: 954-746-2055 According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 8 million people are diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Greater than 80% of these cases are classified as severe which can lead to […]
On July 2, 1998, my beautiful 34-year-old daughter, Pam, a Ph.D. and clinical social worker, leaped to her death from a 15th-story window. Although her death gave every appearance of suicide, her executioner was her Bipolar 1 disorder. By the time she passed, her disease had caused many delusions with few intermittent lucid moments. I […]