I created this for our upcoming April 25 training with Joyce Marter, LCPC Psychotherapist, Author & Speaker and Michele Lowrance. The Trauma of Divorce: Healing and Empowering Strategies. My portion of the training is entitled: “Reversing the Human Magnet Syndrome: Breaking Free From a Toxic Marriage” More info about the training: http://goo.gl/dasxRp
“Mitigating the Trauma of the Divorce Process The Good Karma Divorce” “Blaming locks us into a mode whose primary focus is the determination of fault and the allocation of guilt. It is impossible to blame and resolve simultaneously.” Michele Lowrance, an author, national speaker and Judge, will be presenting her groundbreaking psychological observations and recommendations for mitigating […]
SOME AMAZON REVIEWS The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us A Rosetta Stone For Relationships, March 5, 2014 By Farrell F Neeley After reading Rosenberg’s work, I can highly recommend it to people who have been ‘hit’ by the runaway train of a love that turned out to be anything but […]
My latest video on codependency, 4 Stages of Codependency Recovery, outlines steps of the recovery process.
The Dance between Codependents and Narcissists Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, CSAT Candidate We therapists live for moments when everything “clicks” and our client arrives at an understanding that, until that moment, had eluded him. There is nothing more rewarding than when a well-placed analogy or metaphor creates the breakthrough moment. When spot-on, the resulting […]
Coping With Loneliness During the Holidays By MARGARITA TARTAKOVSKY, M.S. Pysch Central.com Associate Editor Loneliness is common during the holidays. Empty nesters, the elderly and individuals who are grieving — the loss of a loved one or a relationship — may be particularly vulnerable to feelings of loneliness, according to psychotherapist Joyce Marter, LCPC. Expectations are […]
“If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.” ― John von Neumann Mr. Glover, my high school algebra teacher, who failed me, would be so proud. Despite my life-long adversarial relationship with math, I surprisingly rely on it to describe both healthy and […]
Covert narcissists are masters of disguise – successful actors, humanitarians, politicians, clergy members, and even psychotherapists who are beloved and appreciated, but are secretly selfish, calculating, controlling, angry and vindictive. Covert narcissists create an illusion of selflessness while gaining from their elevated status. Although they share similar basic traits with the overt narcissist, i.e., the […]