Love and Terror: Penetrating the Heart of Evil
A new book examines how one man, under the guise of religious faith, kept his family isolated in a world of abuse and brutality, and how another family broke boundaries to help them escape.
From Conflict to Alliance: A road map for family interventions
There's no substitute for a clear clinical model that can guide you through the therapeutic change process.
Lost, and Found: Rediscovering a Subterranean Kington of Memories
Reconnecting with old memories in a father's special place.
Stop the Merry-Go-Round: Strategies for Angry Couples
While partners caught in the anger merry-go-round invariably blame the other, both typically pass the anger back and forth like a shared virus.
Listening to Your Heart: Sometimes Life's Greatest Gifts are Disguised as Disappointments
A mother deals with the news that her child will have a lifelong impairment.
How Far Should We Go?
Whether we like it or not, today's couples feel far less encumbered by the legal, social, and moral strictures of traditional marriage and its obligations. Increasing numbers are negotiating what they mean by "fidelity" and how they wish to define monogamy in their relationship.
Infidelity Has Different Meanings In Different Cultures
My Parisian colleague was shocked to learn that American therapists typically encourage couples not only to confess their affairs, but also to share the details.
The Affair In Retrospect
As therapists, we have an unquenchable desire to find happy ending for troubled clients, especially those weathering the crisis of infidelity. But what happens months or years later to those couples once our work with has concluded.
The Mindful Swimmer: Staying Afloat in the Rough Seas of Relationship
Mindfulness offers tools for navigating the stormy seas of a troubled relationship.
A Therapist Confronts Her Own Magical Thinking
A client's unexpected announcement makes a therapist confront her illusions of invulnerability.
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