Many of my clients have already discovered through long frustrating hours of trying to find a court approved anger management program,that there aren’t many actual “Anger Management Specialists” to be found. In fact, it is a highly specialized field. I have provided Anger Management treatment for the Department of Corrections for nearly twenty years and…

It has become increasingly evident that the moral model’s focus on abstinence as the beginning and ending point of treatment, has resulted in the need for a more humanistic, accepting and flexible treatment modality. The harm reduction approach fills this need by differentiating itself from the more authoritative, judgmental and exclusionary treatment modalities. It honors…

THREE REASONS WHY THE PEOPLE WITH THE MOST CHALLENGES IN LIFE ARE OFTEN THE VERY BEST Not all of us have had an equitable life. In fact, some people have parents who take them on road trips and sing holiday carols and have deep, meaningful conversations with them. Others of us have fathers who do unspeakable…

“Using hypnosis has made a significant contribution to higher test scores including SAT results. Students remain calm throughout the exams even those with challenging behavior.” Using hypnosis has three benefits for academic performance… 1. Improve your Test Taking Skills  The first session focuses on the different methods for test taking skills to increase confidence with…

November 17, 2017  In Guidance  By Blythe Landry THREE WAYS TO FEEL GRATEFUL WHEN THE HOLIDAYS MAKE YOU SAD Holidays are high pressure. Struggling with depression or grief or loneliness when you look online and on television and see others appearing full of joy and enthusiasm can make you feel ten times MORE lonely, grief-stricken and sad. I akin…

Many of our initial beliefs about power & control are hatched on the elementary school playground and in our initial, unsupervised interactions with peers at a young age. These beliefs, whether inherited, learned or both, become solidified by experience, become internalized and color how we are in relationships for years to decades to come. And…

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