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If you are interested in Emotionally Focused Therapy this video describes the research, application and details of this therapy.
Working to understand each others signature strengths and virtues is a tool I use to help couples appreciate and know each other better. Watch this video to understand the value of this knowledge and cutting edge new psychology.
“What are your strengths…..you have super powers and focusing on your strengths and those of others helps you make a better version of yourself…….Pause and ask yourself: Does what I am about to do accurately reflect who I am and what and who I want to be?”
Another amazing Brene Brown Ted Talk. Watch this video. The gift of the knowledge she shares will be worth every minute of your time!
In this compelling and intriguing new article The Tao of Anger Management with Christian Conte. the opportunity to begin
the process of therapy by focusing on the core of pure empathy and attunement with another suffering human being is presented. Christian Conte shares the need for others to: “Just imagine if everyone in your life defined you by your worst moment, that this moment accompanied you like a badge of shame throughout your life, limiting all future possibilities, including your hopes and dreams.”
Using examples of extreme cases of anger and violent behavior from his years of working with convicts he draws a picture of the need for new methods of compassion and empathy for struggling individuals and society at large. He shares his fascinating method of therapy which is based on “Yield Theory”. A theory rooted in principles of ancient Taoism.