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When You’re Not Really Bipolar After All: Anatomy of the Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder

For the first few years after I arrived in the DC area, I took call at two local hospital emergency rooms...

How do I Recover from Trauma and Humiliation? (Part 1)*

Humiliation is a “public emotion” in that it involves a belief that others will view us as diminished, and will likely mock us.

Not Getting Better? Insist Upon The Biopsychosocial Model (Part 4)

The Conclusion of Sandra’s Story Sandra began to reveal her deep feelings of guilt over attending school in a distant city...

YOU CAN’T TELL ME WHAT TO DO!

An Authority Figure is someone who has the power to give orders or make decisions, or the power to control someone...

The Power of Curiosity, Empathy and Emotional Safety in Long-Term Committed Relationships

Emotional intimacy is fraught with many challenges. Loving feelings toward another are precious, and can be fragile and difficult to sustain....

Bad Parent Behavior at Youth Sports Events: More at Play than You May Think

“Dave” was the volunteer head coach of his seven year old son’s soccer team. To say that he loved coaching his...