What do I need to know about my psychological evaluation for custody?

Divorce is stressful.  It can be even more stressful if a judge court orders psychological evaluation for custody. The order usually happens in high conflict divorces where the divorcing parents are unable to agree about custody outside of court or in mediation.  Playing games with the psychologist, the court and the judge is a bad idea ...

Aug 5

Categories: Divorce / Divorce Adjustment

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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What resilience is and isn’t

People often confuse resilience with “being tough” or “toughing it out.” A misconception is that you either have resilience, or you don’t. ...

Aug 5

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Anxiety, Post Traumatic ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Beating the Summertime Blues

By Andrew Adler, Ph.D.Director and Clinical Psychologist, Adler Family Centreadlerfamilycentre.com.hk Remember when you were a child. You couldn’t wait for summer; the end of school, the start of days spent outdoors with family and friends enjoying life. For many adults, however, summer is far less enjoyable. Summer depression is a very ...

Aug 1

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Depression

Written By:
Andrew Adler, Ph.D.

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How Psychology Counselling Can Help You Move Past Depression

At any point in your life, you may experience feelings of being down, demotivated, and burned out. These are all symptoms of depression. If you find yourself in such a difficult situation, courageously seek the professional help of a psychologist. A professional counselor can guide you towards overcoming your depression and helps you move ...

Jul 25

Categories: Positive Psychology

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Who Wants Temporary Friendships?

​I enjoy watching the sun when it rises. It’s beautiful. But I get to savor it only for awhile because it sets.One way or another, every thing or experience must end. There’s no such thing as a lifetime insurance or guarantee. That includes relationships.Psychotherapist Dr. Irvin ...

Jul 24

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Relationships & Marriage, ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Signs your Wife is Unhappily Married

Some say that women are like the weather, so unpredictable! But, when her partner ignores her for the better of himself, it is then the woman slowly starts to feel unhappy in the marriage. When the two of you stand at the altar to take each other vows, you tend to say it with meaning and from your ...

Jul 16

Categories: Marital Counseling, Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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The Financially-Dependent Wife and Tough Love

 ”Straighten up or leave,” says Mary to her husband Don. He left. And things still worked out beautifully for her.

Jul 13

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Infidelity, Marital Counseling

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Three little nuggets for more intimate, authentic relationships

Three practices (including the V-word) for more genuine and lasting relationships:Have you ever been frustrated with how difficult it is to meet genuine, real people? Or disappointed in how elusive intimate relationships seem to be? Maybe you’re just curious about how to connect with others in more authentic ways. If you can relate, this ...

Jul 13

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Robert Oleskevich @ Hero's Journey Therapy

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One Little Lesson on My Vietnam Motorbike Adventure.

A great trip overall, however there was one little thing that kept happening.. Recently, I had the amazing good fortune of going to the Ha Giang mountains in Vietnam, on a motorbike adventure with my cousin. The views and terrain were seriously spectacular and breathtaking. This was the second time ...

Jul 13

Categories: Meditation

Written By:
Robert Oleskevich @ Hero's Journey Therapy

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Parents and Teens: Who’s the Boss?

Ask a teenager raised in a Western culture about who’s the boss at home. More than likely, the response will be a confident “I am.” Ask the same question of one of the teenager’s parents and you are likely to hear a resigned “I wish I were.”Being a teenager and the parent of one poses considerable challenges. ...

Jul 11

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, Parenting

Written By:
Andrew Adler, Ph.D.

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Young and Stressed Out in Hong Kong: Help Your Child Manage Stress ...

Hong Kong, like most international cities, is highly competitive and extremely fast paced. No one seems to know this better that parents. Our children are educated and socialized in an environment in which friends and classmates are highly focused on academic and social success. This environment is a breeding ground for high levels of ...

Jul 6

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Parenting

Written By:
Andrew Adler, Ph.D.

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A Father’s Story

 It’s Father’s Day yesterday. And countless fathers, like me, out there were in my thoughts.

Jun 17

Categories: Attachment Issues, Parenting, Self-Care / Self Compassion

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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From Old Wounds You’re Not Healing

 At 3 a.m., in a city bar, Lorena was drunk and starving for attention. It's hot, drippy, delicious, and she couldn't get enough of it from her flirting.

May 10

Categories: Addictions, Codependency / Dependency, Love addiction

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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