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Your Pet’s Peeves: What Your Pet’s Issues Say About You
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,010. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Allwrite Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Dr. Anastasia Nikolskaya says pet owners who complain about a problematic pet are often surprised to discover they are the basis for the issue. Using fascinating cases and interviews from her practice as an animal psychologist, the book describes problems as: an “animal” issue; a “human” issue; or an issue with both parties. Ultimately, you get a book that betters both your pet and you.
Therapy? What's Therapy!?
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Therapists must flex among various roles: judge, referee, facilitator, mirror, guide, educator, fixer, interventionist, parent, & cross-cultural guide. Therapy becomes the vehicle of hope. Inflexible stances take away self-determination. Client & therapist goals, liking or not liking clients, & recruitment must be reconciled. Relationship principles apply to individual, couple, & family therapy.
Body Language Secrets Revealed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
Eric Goulard presents new keys to help decode the behavior of others in business situations and in private life. Because actions speak louder than words, it is necessary to listen beyond just what the person wants to say. The analysis of all non-verbal communication will help you keep one step ahead of others. You will then be able to anticipate people’s reactions and optimize your communication.
All Relationships and Therapy are Multi-Cultural- Family and Cross-Cultural Complications
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Therapy is inherently cross-cultural among clients & w/ therapists. Challenging family experiences are comparable to culture for demographically mismatched AND matched intimates. Problematic approaches, including existential annihilation ignoring culture are presented along w/ practical approaches addressing therapeutic roadblocks using strategies based on expression areas of cultural differences.
Reboot Your Relationship: Restoring Love Through Real Connection in a Disconnected World
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Price: $14.97 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
For many couples, after the "honeymoon" wears off, boredom, discourse and angst grows. No matter where you are in life (in or out of a relationship), you'll find great tools and enlightening tactics to reshape your relationship and create a life full of love, connection and joy.
Roles, Rigidity, Repair, and Renovation in Relationships and Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,990. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Structural principles are applicable to all relationships, including individual intrapsychic confusion among impulse, logic, & more. The therapist is guided to take authoritative structurally-based vs. more passive therapeutic approaches to address specific challenging client compositions & specific client issues, equality vs. equity-based relationships, and repair vs. renovation in relationships.
Ghosts and Guests of Family Past in Relationships and Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,760. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Experiences create neurotic filters altering perceptions that create relationship dysfunction. The therapist prompts recognition of scripts & roles, incoherent vs. coherent self stories, embedded & rigid roles, illogical values & perception, pseudo-maturity, triangulation, implicit rules, gallant knight-damsel, fixer-project, & distancer/pursuer roles, & various money scripts affecting intimacy.
Born that Way, Temperamental Challenges in Relationships and Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,050. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Temperament provides a non-pathologizing perspective, as traits reciprocally impact attachment, learning disabilities, gender, culture, drug use, & anxiety/depression. Easy to difficult temperamental profiles influence dynamics from predictable childhood problems to adult relationships. Invested people can facilitate persons self-monitoring temperament & self-regulation w/ appropriate responses.
Out of the Developmental Chrysalis in Intimacy and Relationship Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,680. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
From baby''s need to be soothed, early experiences predispose one to intimacy & relationship functionality as an adult. For adult clients, 10 basic rules of development, re-visiting primary defense mechanisms, theories of cognitive development, attachment, & EFT provide cues to etiology of behavior, & goals of therapy including enhancing personal resiliency & reparative therapeutic relationships.
Down the Relationship Rabbit Hole, Assessment and Strategy for Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Therapists can help individuals, couples, & families repair fractured relationships. Straightforward questions, 5 concepts: trust, vulnerability, self-expression, empathy, & investment & a 7-step devolution of relationship model are presented to assess quality & status of problematic relationships and to direct therapeutic strategies and interventions to heal and rebuild positive relationships.
A Framework for Extraordinary Relationships Without Guilt, Shame or Fear
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 40,240. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
This book is a testament to what is possible when you ask for what you want, when you can stretch way beyond your comfort zone, and make concentrated efforts to explore your fears as well as your dreams. It is how you can have an extraordinary relationship without guilt, shame, or fear.
Bringing Respect Back: Communicating Without the Conflict
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,090. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
This is a book about how to improve relationships by showing respect. It helps the reader learn how to communicate effectively, resolve conflict, and establish healthy boundaries. Chapters address self-respect, bringing respect back into marriage relationships, parents and kids, siblings, workplace and society. The concepts in the book help couples, parents, teenagers, and people in carers.
Opening the Can of Worms, Complications in Couples and Couple Therapy
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Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
The therapist must anticipate opening a "can of worms," that can confuse & overwhelm . The therapist is guided to reduce the third partner in the couple- emotional reactivity as expressed in bipolar disorder, PTSD, developmental trauma disorder, sexual trauma, self-medication, & personality disorders. The Predator-Prey-Witness triangle, psychodynamic, attachment, & more direct strategy & therapy.
I Don't... You Don't... It Don't Matter, Depression and Anxiety in Couples and Couple Therapy
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Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,990. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Depression & anxiety are intricately related to emotional, psychological, & interpersonal dynamics. To matter or not turns transitory disappointment into chronic depression & anxiety. The therapist must address gender & culture, stressors, habitual responses, attachment, communication, & problem-solving. Avoiding becoming infected with client depression & anxiety breaks negative partner mutuality.
Off, Odd, Different… Special? Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Aspergers Syndrome, and Giftedness in Couples and Couple Therapy
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Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,110. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Someone off, odd, different, or special is a clinical clue to issues causing dysfunction in the couple. Disproportionate time, attention, & energy required stresses everyone. Learning disabilities (LD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Aspergers Syndrome (AS), & giftedness are among 13 reasons one may miss social cues, thus creating the sense of misfit that impacts relationships.
Mine, Yours, and Ours, Addiction and Compulsivity in Couples and Couple Therapy
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Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Addiction & compulsivity often enter couple therapy. "Mine" or "yours" obscure addiction that is "ours." Addiction’s shadow sabotages "logical" therapy. The therapist can avoid stalemate arguing the "addict" label. Co-addiction is examined for mutual processes including attachment & family/cultural models. The therapist is the psycho-educator, witness, predictor, & planner for inevitable relapse.
Sorry is not Enough, Infidelity and Betrayal in Couples and Couple Therapy
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Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Apology for infidelity is not enough for recovery. Gender & culture, characterological issues, forgiveness vs. acceptance, the context of infidelity, immediate considerations: boundaries, decision-making, scrutiny, transparency, flashbacks, trauma, & assessment of commitment along w/ attachment losses, social modeling, & family-of-origin dynamics reveal both the logic of infidelity & of recovery.
The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars, Dependency and Histrionics in Couples and Couple Therapy
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Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Dependency & histrionics sabotages relationships through deference or flamboyance. The dependent turns others into the sun, the moon, & the stars- the center of the relationship, while the histrionic demands to be the sun, the moon, & the stars. Conceptual similarities, passive aggressive strategies & frailty, partner types, gender, sexuality, & cultural influences reveal strategies for therapy.
Conflict, Control, and Out of Control in Couples and Couple Therapy
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Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,510. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
The book guides how to promote appropriate assertiveness & aggression along a continuum w/o crossing to abuse; assessment for, management, & therapy when emotional reactivity becomes emotional abuse; & when verbal abuse predicts physical abuse. Therapist choice to engage or not deal w/domestic violence in therapy become functionally problematic when domestic violence is revealed unexpectedly.
Ouch! Where'd that come from?! The Borderline in Couples and Couple Therapy
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Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
This guides the therapist as a partner's borderline behaviors disrupt both home & couple therapy. The borderline existential trinity: betrayal/abandonment/rejection direct a response trinity: caring compliance/intimacy/acceptance. Challenging the core borderline paradigm leads to personal & couple's change. Quantitative changes in 5 areas lead to qualitative change individually & in the couple.