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I Hate My Husband, I Hate My Wife: Healing through The F*ck You Letter

There is an underbelly to our most intimate relationships: the dark side of love. When people announce they are getting married, we might give our condolences along with our congratulations to offer a more holistic picture of the institution. Until then, let’s work out some of the awful kinks. […]

By | 2014-08-01T14:56:14+00:00 August 1st, 2014|Therapy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jizo Therapy and Collaborative Conflict Resolution

When it comes to communication and relationships, there is collaboration.  And then there is everything else.  The dictionary definition of collaboration is: 1)  to work jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor; 2) to cooperate with or willingly assist an enemy of one’s country and especially an occupying force. So, one definition [...]

By | 2013-06-13T13:49:02+00:00 June 13th, 2013|Therapy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Getting Grounded in High Conflict: Being Right by Being Wrong

In compassionate meditation, I face my inner conflicts.  In my relationships, those conflicts come to life when I feel threatened that I am at risk of losing something, being wrong, getting called out. Collaborative couples therapy is about teaching people to communicate by engaging without 1) attacking; 2) defending; or 3) withdrawing.  This is not [...]

By | 2013-05-24T11:11:11+00:00 May 24th, 2013|Therapy, Uncategorized|1 Comment