By Robin Gardner, CDC, CPC                                                                                                                             Certified Divorce Coach                          …

     Who among us has not experienced closing off and shutting down our loving when something happens that we judge or find hurtful or upsetting.  We withdraw loving somehow thinking that to keep experiencing it would somehow indicate approval for something that we disagree with or see as not caring or even humane.  We also can mistakenly view…

“Do you know what tickles me? Besides you, of course For every single time-space manifestation, from catching a cold to the accumulation of massive personal wealth, a shifting of props and persons must be choreographed from here with mind-boggling precision. Taking into account not only all of your other thoughts, beliefs, and expectations as they…

     Historically, marriages were based on economic factors and roles were assigned to individuals within that institution. Roles gave men and women clear guidelines for interacting and thus clear expectations of each other. When romanticism developed, the beloved served the function of a creative muse. He or she was never expected to be part…

Dr. Hughes and Dr. Becker-Weidman developed Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) as an attachment-centered treatment for foster children with trauma and attachments issues such as the reactive attachment disorder (RAD). As a family-driven treatment, dyadic therapy pays emphasis on relationships, attachment, and interactive responses. Defining DDP Relationships are pivotal in the holistic development and existence of…

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