The Four Stage Model of Self-Love Deficit Disorder/Codependency Recovery

  The Four Stages of Codependency Recovery are: Stage 1: Setting Boundaries Stage 2: Maintaining Boundaries in a Hostile Environment Stage 3: Building New Relationships Stage 4: Reinforcing/Strengthening New Relationships Like the real Surgeon General’s warning, Ross prepares his clients for the battle of their lifetime. His “Surgeon General’s Warning” is an ethical and moral […]

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Self-Love Deficit Disorder and Self-Love Abundance Pyramids.

Self-Love Deficit Disorder & Self-Love Abundance Pyramids Re-Conceptualizing Codependency Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT   These pyramids represent central concepts in my upcoming book, which will be entitled, “The Codependency Cure: Recovering from Self-Love Deficit Disorder.” The Self-Love Deficit SLDD) Pyramid graphically illustrates the multi-dimensional aspects of the problem.  As I wrote in my book, […]

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The Importance of Sadness; The Portal to Self-Love

The Importance of Sadness Your attachment to narcissists has always kept your mental energy focused on the outside noises of your life. It has served as sound insulation for the cacophony of your private inner world.  Caring for others at the expense of yourself may have protected your “ears” from the deafening sounds of your […]

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Codependency No More! Introducing Self-Love Deficit Disorder. SLD

Codependency No More!  Introducing Self-Love Deficit Disorder Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT 10/28/15   SELF-LOVE DEFICIT DISORDER – SLDD “Codependency” is an outdated term that connotes weakness and emotional fragility, both of which are far from the truth.  The new term should recognize the problem with which all codependents struggle: a deficiency of self-love. […]

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A Poem: Codependent Love. By Ross Rosenberg

Codependent Love Codependent love is illogical, transient and shapeless. It resists definition. Defies explanation. Good, bad, healthy, dysfunctional, long-term or fleeting. Here, there and nowhere It is just what it is. It is paradoxical. Pain beckoning hope. Sly like a fox. Pretending to be big, happy and permanent. It’s like a shiny new diamond Larger […]

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Ross Rosenberg – Keynote Speaker at ICA Annual Conference

    2015 ANNUAL ICA CONFERENCE: COURAGE: THE CONTAGIOUS SPIRIT OF THE COUNSELOR’S LIFEWORK November 11,12,13, 14.   DoubleTree Hotel. Skokie, IL Link to Register   Check ICA Website in Sept. for Specific Trainers/Trainings Keynote Address by Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT  “The ‘Golden Rule’ of the Helping Professions: Courage in Action” “Do unto yourself as you […]

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The Codependent/Narcissist Dance: The Perfect Partnership. Revised Essay. Expert

The Codependent/Narcissist Dance: The Perfect Partnership Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC www.HumanMagnetSyndrome.com www.AdvancedClinicalTrainers.com Click Here to Download the Essay The inherently dysfunctional “codependency dance” requires two opposite but balanced partners: a pleasing, giving codependent and the needy controlling narcissist.  Like a champion dance partnership, the dancing roles are perfectly matched: the leader needs the follower, […]

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The Codependent/Narcissist Dance: The Perfect Partnership Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC www.HumanMagnetSyndrome.com http://www.AdvancedClinicalTrainers.com   The inherently dysfunctional “codependency dance” requires two opposite but balanced partners: a pleasing, giving codependent and the needy controlling narcissist.  Like a champion dance partnership, the dancing roles are perfectly matched: the leader needs the follower, and vice versa.  Or, in […]

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