10 Commandments of Good Parenting

From: Web MD You know the checkout line scenario: 3-year-old child wants this toy, this candy, this something — and she wants it nooooow! The crying starts, escalating into a full-blown tantrum. In his new book, The Ten Basic Principles of Good Parenting, Laurence Steinberg, PhD, provides guidelines based on the top social science research […]

Living with an Alcoholic

From: Psych Central Living with an addict can be a living hell: unpredictable and dangerous, yet sometimes exciting and romantic. We never know when we’ll be blamed or accused. We can’t dependably plan social events. As the addict becomes more irresponsible, we pick up the slack and do more, often becoming the sole functioning parent […]

The Elements of Good Therapy

From: Good Therapy There are many models, or types of therapy, to choose from. We believe there are a handful of common denominators present in all forms of healthy, ethical therapy. These elements are described here: Nonpathologizing Viewing a person as greater than his or her problems is the hallmark of nonpathologizing therapy. It does […]