Understanding the Levels of Validation

By Karyn Hall, Ph.D

Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., from the treatment creator of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, identified six levels of validation and noted that she believes it is impossible to...

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3 DBT Skills Everyone Can Benefit From

By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.    Associate Editor

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a highly effective type of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), originally created to treat borderline personality disorder. Today, it’s...

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Self-Care Is Not An Indulgence. It's A Discipline.

Self-care requires the discipline to do the hard and boring things that are good for us. Photo by Bruno Nascimento on Unsplash.

Tami Forman  Posted on May 9th 2018 at 10:53 pm

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3 Easy Mindfulness Exercises to Regulate your Emotions

By Joan Swart Psy.D

Emotion regulation means that a person is able to respond in a socially appropriate way to external stimuli. Depending on the...

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Top 10 Ways to Regulate Emotions – Part One

By Laura Chang, M.A. LPC

Emotion regulation skills allow us to effectively cope with our emotional reactions.  While we cannot always maintain...

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How to Break the Bad Habits That Hold You Back in Life

By Szymon Pelechowicz

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You'll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success...

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How to Be a Resilient Parent

Children learn more from what you do than what you say, so your resilience—the way they watch...

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Avoid Relationship Meltdown: Your Blueprint for Conflict Resolution

By Sharon MArtin, LCSW

Conflict is normal

Do you know how to effectively resolve conflicts? There’s a lot of skill involved in...

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A Healing Meditation: Release Codependency and Love Yourself

By Sharon Martin, LCSW

Changing our long-standing thought and behavior patterns can be a long journey. Different approaches work for...

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Willfulness

By Karyn Hall, PhD 

One day in second grade I raised my hand to read aloud certain paragraphs of a story. I loved to read. I...

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