With absolute certainty, at some point you may have said or heard someone else say, “he’s such a narcissist,” or “she’s so narcissistic.” In the field of psychology, there is such a thing as narcissistic personality disorder, which is diagnosed upon meeting several distinct criteria. The key diagnostic features are as follows: “has a grandiose…

Never Stop Touching Words of Kindness. Never stop kissing a good morning kiss, holding hands, a good night kiss. Always mean what you say and say what you mean; kindly. Always maintain eye-to-eye contact. Read the soul. In your discussions avoid using the words, “Always and Never.” Unless, it is, Never stop kissing, Always be…

Many parents of high school athletes are aware of the dangers of concussions. Even one concussion can cause permanent damage according to recent research studies. However, there is another condition that parents need to be aware of when their child plays sports. This disorder is CTE. CTE is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) it is a…

ANGER MANAGEMENT & SELF-ASSESSMENT  By Dr. Victoria D. Coleman The Anger Doctor   In the 21st century global economy, anger has become a major personal, family, organizational, and societal challenge. Anger management involves change, including the acquisition of information about self and the environment. The initial step in anger management is to acknowledge that one…

Link: Mindfulness and Neural Integration: Daniel Siegel, MD at TEDxStudioCityED Relationships, the mind, the brain and neural integration. Dan Siegel describes the brain in such a way that most of us can understand it and while doing so explains integration. Integration meaning the process of combining the parts of the brain to work together and…

Alcohol and Drug Addiction- Stage One During the initial stage of addiction the addicts’ character is permanently altered. The basic illusion addiction is founded on is discovering alleviation via substances. The journey commences when the addict experiences the first high/mood change. In the mood change there is the illusion of control, convenience, and perfection. Compulsive…

FAQ’s on Dissociative Disorders The following is information on Dissociative Disorders, from the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISST-D): What is dissociation? Dissociation is a word that is used to describe the disconnection or lack of connection between things usually associated with each other. Dissociated experiences are not integrated into the…