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Thick Skinned Narcissists Cover up Feelings of Inadequacy

Thick skinned narcissists Thick skinned narcissists are highly insecure and fearful for their safety. Their main insecurities center around being incompetent and inadequate. So they develop their thick skins by never allowing any information that exposes their human flaws to penetrate their fragile egos. Thick skinned narcissists are masters at defending themselves by deflecting their [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Insecurity Counseling|Comments Off on Thick Skinned Narcissists Cover up Feelings of Inadequacy

Thin Skin Narcissists Operate on Passive Aggressive Rage

Thin Skin Narcissists Operate on Rage and Passive Aggression Thin skin narcissists are highly sensitive, envious and insecure. They react instantly to any observation about them that isn’t superlative. They tend to withdraw and treat others as potentially hostile and dangerous, and likely to victimize them. Thin skin types feel enormous shame when they are [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|Anger Issues, Anger Management Counseling, Insecurity Counseling|Comments Off on Thin Skin Narcissists Operate on Passive Aggressive Rage

Marriage Stress and Inflammation in Your Body

Marriage Stress and Inflammation In the Body Stress in her marriage was a regular burden for twenty-nine-year old homemaker Lexi. Arguing with Finn, her thirty-two-year old IT consultant husband about household chores was a daily occurrence. She wanted him to help her and take on more duties, while he felt that he wasn’t appreciated for [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|couples therapy, stress|Comments Off on Marriage Stress and Inflammation in Your Body

Complicated Grief Therapy

Complicated Grief Therapy Complicated grief hit Adam like a thunderbolt one Saturday evening when his stepmother called and told him that his father was dying.  Adam had hated his abusive father all his life – but now he was terrified of losing his dad.  He longed for his father to acknowledge and apologize for his [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Grief Counseling|Comments Off on Complicated Grief Therapy

Is Marriage After an Affair Possible?

Is Marriage After an Affair Possible? If so what kind of marriage would it be? Those were the questions 35 year-old Neil wondered after his 32 year-old wife Monica discovered his infidelity. She had idolized her husband, believing that he was most reliable and trustworthy person one could hope to meet. In fact she had [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Affair Recovery Counseling|Comments Off on Is Marriage After an Affair Possible?

Suppressed Emotions, IBS and Joint Pain

Suppressed Emotions, IBS and Joint Pain Suppressed emotions of rage and loss made 36 year-old Jamie’s Sunday Barbecue a washout. Stomach cramps and diarrhea meant he couldn’t relax and be with family celebrating their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. He thought he may have eaten too much ice-cream and fried chicken the night before, and tried [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Abusive Relationship Counseling, Fear and Pani, Fear and Panic, stress|Comments Off on Suppressed Emotions, IBS and Joint Pain

Five ThingsTo Do When Your Child Steals

What to do if Your Child Steals Your child steals! That’s what you just found out from the teacher and principal at the school. Your head spins, you can barely breathe. The words, “your child steals” is ringing in your ears and making your dizzy. Then the words, “your child steals” turns to anger and [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|Family Counseing, Parenting Counseling|Comments Off on Five ThingsTo Do When Your Child Steals

Speak Up For Yourself if you Want Healthy Relationships

Speak Up For Yourself if you Want Healthy Relationships Speak up and risk being erased by her mother’s wrath, or go along with her mother  in order to keep the relationship in tact – that was the constant dilemma for 47 year-old-Nina, divorced with 4 teenage children. All her life, Nina had stifled her thoughts, [...]

By | June 2nd, 2017|Family of Origin Counseling|Comments Off on Speak Up For Yourself if you Want Healthy Relationships

How to Deal with Spiteful Actions Against You

  Three Ways to Deal With Spiteful Actions Against You How do you deal with spiteful actions against you It’s a stinging experience when your partner watches you squirm when they just happen to let you down, or when you’ve worked hard on something that then falls through. Or what about when you are struggling [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Anger Issues|Comments Off on How to Deal with Spiteful Actions Against You

Five Ways to Recognize a Toxic Family

Five Ways to Recognize a Toxic Family Toxic families are not that unusual. If you were brought up in a toxic family you probably don’t know it. Your experience of what everyone else sees as a toxic family seems normal to you, because you know nothing else. Part of growing up in a toxic family [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Family of Origin Counseling|Comments Off on Five Ways to Recognize a Toxic Family