Infidelity


Is your relationship solid?  Any indiscretions or infidelity?  Scott talks about infidelity and the recent breach of personal data from Ashley Madison, a website promoting infidelity at http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/after-ashley-madison-what-to-know-before-you-come-clean-0831156 Advertisements

Ask a Sex Abuse Survivor comes to Richmond


Michael Broussard will be bringing his interactive show “Ask a Sex Abuse Survivor” to the Firehouse Theatre in Richmond on 9/10/15 for an 8pm performance. The show utilizes an innovative mix of storytelling, audience participation and improvisation to spark a real time conversation on the effects of sexual abuse on children and adult survivors. Broussard has… Read More

National Recovery Month 2015


Mental health issues and/or substance use disorders are the focus of this month.  Carol Olson addresses awareness by identifying statistics, resources where one can get help and overall wellness at https://communityconversationsonrecovery.wordpress.com/2015/09/01/recovery-month-2015/

Finding Meaning


Do you have the ability to check things off of your to do list (goals, achievements, financial and material success) but still find you are missing something?  Tongeren talks about finding meaning at https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/meaning-making/201508/doing-good-makes-life-meaningful

Empowerment through boundaries


Are you the kind of individual that has a difficult time saying no?  Do you have a hard time standing up for yourself without feeling bad about it?  Wehrenberg discusses how limit setting assists in our ability to stand up for ourself at https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/depression-management-techniques/201508/speaking-yourself-part-1

Manipulation and Coercion — is it abuse?


Physical abuse.  Visible signs, such as bruises, may be easily spotted.  What if it is not so visible?  What if it is hard to explain to others?  What if it is difficult to identify when you are in that relationship?  Fontes talks about intimate partner abuse disguised as love at https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/invisible-chains/201508/abuse-s-hard-recognize-coercive-control

Anger 101


We take many required and elective courses in school.  Through this we learn the basics, and possibly mastery, of numerous skill sets.  What about anger management?  Without a basic understanding of how to deal with our own feelings, what is the result?  How will we manage?  Rozin addresses this issue at http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/anger-101-making-peace-with-your-angry-feelings-0825155