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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.
This Stuff Is Hard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,030. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Anxiety
Do you have a negative voice in the back of your head? Many of us fall prey to the belief that our anxiety helps us improve. That critical voice seems to help by pointing out areas where we could be better. In "This Stuff Is Hard: Making Peace With Your Anxiety," Nancy Jane Smith, MSEd, LPC tells us the truth: we're being tricked. Anxiety does not help us, and we must learn to make peace with it.
Мастер острого словца. Какой дать ответ на подколку, наезд, неудобный вопрос
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 43,070. Language: Russian. Published: August 26, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions
Как отвечать на шутки, зацепки, подколки? Как, не ударив в грязь лицом, ловко выкрутиться из неудобного вопроса, на который ты не хочешь отвечать? Как вести себя с агрессором, нытиком или критиком, который яростно льет грязь на тебя или продукт твоего творчества? Как не позволить манипулировать собой? Какую кинуть в ответ подколку? Какую выбрать модель поведения, пользуясь которой ты не потратишь
Mirror Mirror… Reflections of Self-Esteem in Relationships and Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,940. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Poor communication directly harms self-esteem & relationships as individuals poorly mirror each other. 6 stages of relationship devolution, communication styles, & the development of & 4 principles of self-esteem lead to the Four Honorings of Communication, the Working It Out Plan, & a 8-step foundation plus the 7-step formula of self-esteem and the 90-Second-A-Day Self-Esteem Prescription Plan.
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.
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.
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.
Out of the Monkey Trap, Breaking Negative Cycles for Relationships and Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,120. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Akin to the monkey trap, therapists using strategic principles help individuals, couples, & families who keep themselves stuck. Therapists must target harmful negative patterns that require interruption. Included are basic plans & questions, treatment plans, guidance for intervention, humor, 5 elements in the personal process, & 6 indicators for 1st & 2nd order change of dysfunctional behaviors
Scorpion in the Bed, The Narcissist in Couples and Couple Therapy
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Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
"Scorpion in the Bed, The Narcissist in Couples and Couples Therapy" Individual narcissism affects all aspects of couple's functioning. An assertive therapist role & strategy is required to deal w/ narcissistic behavior and attacks in the couple and couple therapy- the one best and perhaps, only opportunity for change. Understanding rationales for partners who couple w/ narcissists direct therapy.
How Dangerous is this Person? Assessing Danger & Violence Potential Before Tragedy Strikes
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,540. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » General
"How Dangerous is this Person?" identifies cues for potential violence, including profiles from mental health along with frustration-based aggression, bullying, cultural influences, substance abuse, psychosis, and special considerations. Key criteria are explained to formulate therapy, treatment, and intervention, including helping laypersons decide when to seek legal and professional assistance.
Your Life Can Be Better: using strategies for Adult ADD/ADHD
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,020. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » ADHD
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
this ADD book is different: -it is by a psychiatrist, about his own struggles with ADD and those of his patients and his friends. -it is personal, about real people coping with real problems. -it is about strategies, not about medications or the history, definition or diagnosis of ADD. -it is not academic. it is interesting and light reading, with lots of helpful information and ideas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.