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10 Favorite Books Read in 2019

10 Favorite Books Read in 2019

Ashleigh Louis, PhD, LMFT, PA

This week marks the completion of the 3,000 hours required for licensure as a psychologist, which also marks the end of my role as the Inner Fökus blogger-in-chief! Thank you...

10 Favorite Books Read in 2019

Ashleigh Louis, PhD, LMFT, PA

This week marks the completion of the 3,000 hours required for licensure as a psychologist, which also marks the end of my role as the Inner Fökus blogger-in-chief! Thank you...

Jeter, My Co-Therapist…How Can a Dog Be a Co-Therapist?

Jeter, My Co-Therapist…How Can a Dog Be a Co-Th...

Kristy Rangel, LMFT, LPCC

People often ask me; how can a dog be your co-therapist? I often smile and think to myself…if you knew the power of a dog and human bond and connection....

Jeter, My Co-Therapist…How Can a Dog Be a Co-Th...

Kristy Rangel, LMFT, LPCC

People often ask me; how can a dog be your co-therapist? I often smile and think to myself…if you knew the power of a dog and human bond and connection....

10 Important Steps in Recovering from Grief and Loss

10 Important Steps in Recovering from Grief and...

Lois Nightingale, PhD

Every human has experienced loss at some point in life, yet some losses impact us more than others. Not only do some losses represent that life is out of control...

10 Important Steps in Recovering from Grief and...

Lois Nightingale, PhD

Every human has experienced loss at some point in life, yet some losses impact us more than others. Not only do some losses represent that life is out of control...

From Ignorance to Bigotry

From Ignorance to Bigotry

Guest Author

Thank You Note A huge thank you to Dr. Ashleigh Louis for giving me the chance to shed light on narratives that are usually unheard or even silenced. A Kind...

From Ignorance to Bigotry

Guest Author

Thank You Note A huge thank you to Dr. Ashleigh Louis for giving me the chance to shed light on narratives that are usually unheard or even silenced. A Kind...

Ways to Support a Teen through Divorce

Ways to Support a Teen through Divorce

Lois Nightingale, PhD

1. Be respectful of his/her feelings. Don’t try to minimize the event with logic (“Can’t you see I am happier now?” “Would you really want me back in that situation?”...

Ways to Support a Teen through Divorce

Lois Nightingale, PhD

1. Be respectful of his/her feelings. Don’t try to minimize the event with logic (“Can’t you see I am happier now?” “Would you really want me back in that situation?”...

Personality Disorders: Separating Myth from Fact Part 3

Personality Disorders: Separating Myth from Fac...

Ashleigh Louis, PhD, LMFT, PA

Last week we presented the second part of my interview with Rachel McMurray, MA, LMFT, who specializes in working with cluster B personality disorders. The following is the remaining portion...

Personality Disorders: Separating Myth from Fac...

Ashleigh Louis, PhD, LMFT, PA

Last week we presented the second part of my interview with Rachel McMurray, MA, LMFT, who specializes in working with cluster B personality disorders. The following is the remaining portion...

Personality Disorders: Separating Myth from Fact Part 2

Personality Disorders: Separating Myth from Fac...

Ashleigh Louis, PhD, LMFT, PA

Last week we presented the first part of my interview with Rachel McMurray, MA, LMFT, who specializes in working with cluster B personality disorders. The following is the second of...

Personality Disorders: Separating Myth from Fac...

Ashleigh Louis, PhD, LMFT, PA

Last week we presented the first part of my interview with Rachel McMurray, MA, LMFT, who specializes in working with cluster B personality disorders. The following is the second of...

Personality Disorders: Separating Myth from Fact Part 1

Personality Disorders: Separating Myth from Fac...

Ashleigh Louis, PhD, LMFT, PA

Rachel McMurray, MA, LMFT specializes in working with cluster B personality disorders and other related specialties. As a reminder, cluster B refers to antisocial personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, histrionic...

Personality Disorders: Separating Myth from Fac...

Ashleigh Louis, PhD, LMFT, PA

Rachel McMurray, MA, LMFT specializes in working with cluster B personality disorders and other related specialties. As a reminder, cluster B refers to antisocial personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, histrionic...

Personality Disorders: An Overview

Personality Disorders: An Overview

Ashleigh Louis, PhD, LMFT, PA

Personality disorders are mental health conditions that are characterized by pervasive and enduring patterns of thinking and behaving in ways that deviate from cultural norms and cause distress, either for...

Personality Disorders: An Overview

Ashleigh Louis, PhD, LMFT, PA

Personality disorders are mental health conditions that are characterized by pervasive and enduring patterns of thinking and behaving in ways that deviate from cultural norms and cause distress, either for...

Bullying Wordmap

How to Deal with Bullying and Teasing

Lois Nightingale, PhD

If you learn that someone is being bullied or teased, do something to help. Talk to the teacher, principal, teacher aid, yard duty teacher, etc. If you are concerned that...

How to Deal with Bullying and Teasing

Lois Nightingale, PhD

If you learn that someone is being bullied or teased, do something to help. Talk to the teacher, principal, teacher aid, yard duty teacher, etc. If you are concerned that...

Hope Restored

Hope Restored

Corinne Weber, MA, AMFT

As an American expat growing up in Singapore, my life was filled with various opportunities and experiences. Early on in my journey, I experienced joy, hope, and an expectant future,...

Hope Restored

Corinne Weber, MA, AMFT

As an American expat growing up in Singapore, my life was filled with various opportunities and experiences. Early on in my journey, I experienced joy, hope, and an expectant future,...

Eating Disorder Resources and Information for Families

Eating Disorder Resources and Information for F...

Melody Didisse, MA, LMFT

Eating Disorder Resources I remember walking into my interview with Eating Recovery Center feeling completely shocked that I had no idea that this kind of mental health treatment existed. Each...

Eating Disorder Resources and Information for F...

Melody Didisse, MA, LMFT

Eating Disorder Resources I remember walking into my interview with Eating Recovery Center feeling completely shocked that I had no idea that this kind of mental health treatment existed. Each...