Dave: I have to take a moment to applaud my good friend and muse, Amy Begel, who has a splendid capacity to wrap complex experiences in words. I am a […]
In this post, a family therapist and our good friend, Raluca, shares her observations about working with couples who are caught in hopeless power struggles. She talks about how the power of play can unlock these couples from a dead-end cycle, creating a sense of freedom and possibility.
In our current pharmaceutical-based culture, we forget that how we feel, our “moods” are strongly shaped by relationship dynamics. This holds true even for depression. Here’s a case that shows how this works.
In this session from “The Mean Dad”, the wife shows some impressive courage that changes the course of the therapy.
In this “Mean Dad” session, the wife’s self-image of perfection is revealed as a powerful weapon in the marital battles.
In this session from “The Mean Dad” (first installment on 12/4/16), the wife has her self-image challenged. And she doesn’t like it.
The first session from The Case of “The Mean Dad”: We give readers a glimpse into the therapy process as we follow this rather dramatic case through several session. We hope you get something out of it.