Unnecessary Judgment and Blame

 I realised that most of us constantly judge and blame ourselves for some things that actually warrant no judgment or blame.I often go through the following short script when I notice that a client is beating themselves up unnecessarily.Me: Hold on a second! Do you know I am Italian?Client: ...

Sep 1

Categories: Forgiveness, Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, Mindfulness, ...

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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Videogames are just like life!

It’s not uncommon to feel like life is a never-ending set of twists and turns, often unexpected, always somewhat challenging. Over the years I used the analogy of videogames to address this concept and many of its derivatives. I don’t know if life is like videogames or videogames are ...

Jul 30

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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Parent-Child Reunification Therapy

How to improve parent child communication and relationship during families transition through Separation or Divorce…Every Friday evening, Matt would go to his ex-wife’s house to pick up his daughter, Wendy, for their weekend access ...

Jul 29

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Why Being Selfish Hurts You

Being selfish hurts you. It is dangerous.  

Jul 22

Categories: Anger Management, Borderline Personality Disorder, Self-Care / Self ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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What can business teach us about relationships?

What can business teach us about relationships? I would say quite a lot. Today I want to follow up on my video from two weeks ago, where I introduced the idea that we can learn a lot from the relationships of every day life, like business relationships, to further enhance our intimate ...

Jul 1

Categories: Mindfulness, Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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Feel happier by clearly distinguishing between 'change' and 'outcomes'

You may recall the video we sent a couple of weeks ago. If you have not seen it, I would thoroughly recommend you watch it. It is my experience ...

Jul 1

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Life Purpose / Meaning / ...

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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To Stress Or Not To Stress?

 Today I want to share the third analogy I frequently use in my sessions with clients. “What disturbs men’s minds is not events but their judgements on events.” Epictetus Today I want to share a few examples to illustrate how in most situations the stressors we perceive as ...

Jul 1

Categories: Mindfulness

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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The Clown

You may recall the video we sent a couple of weeks ago. If you have not seen it, I would thoroughly recommend you watch it.  The clown is the next analogy I frequently use during my therapy sessions, ...

Jul 1

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Empathy

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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Do you wake up with overwhelming anxiety?

Do you wake up in the morning with overwhelming anxiety? Even before your day starts, are you filled with dread? Do you often get caught up and try to figure out what is causing your anxiety? Do you spend hours looking through your life trying to figure out why you feel anxious and you are filled ...

May 24

Categories: Anxiety, Men's Issues, Relationships & Marriage, Sexual Problems ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Find Purpose In The Pain

Find purpose in the pain.I once heard the Pope praying that he dies quickly when it’s his time without the pain. “I’m not very good at pain,” he’d admit.In my psychotherapy work, people hate pain. The pain of their emotional wounds. Their trauma in life.“I feel a ...

May 2

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Addictions, Chronic Pain

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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"Not all scars can be seen"

    'Not speaking is like an emotional cancer, you don't began to heal until you disclose' Not all scars can be seen, but they need to be healed. Many of us go through physical, emotional, and psychological trauma. The hidden scars do more damage than the physical scars, ...

May 2

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health Professions

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Autism, a different ability!

"I might not be same as everyone around, but I am unique the way I am. I might be not be able to focus on things in my surroundings, I might be having difficulty in studies but I am intelligent. I might not be viewing the world as you do, but I have my own observations and they are sometimes ...

Apr 2

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders, Developmental Disorders (Autism, ...

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Healing Through Self-Acceptance

You must accept your self come what may. Healing through self acceptance is to tell yourself to accept yourself. Warts and all. A lot of people are depressed, insecure, or addicted due to a lack of or inadequate self acceptance. 

Mar 30

Categories: Adult psychological development, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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The Dashboard

You are driving to an important meeting that you cannot miss, and you are running late. Suddenly you see a yellow/orange light flashing on your dashboard with the symbol of a petrol pump.   What would you do next?   Same scenario, different moment… important meeting, you are late. ...

Feb 23

Categories: Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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Healing From Financial Scam

She looks legitimate. Fancy self-described Bitcoin millionaire and crypto trader. 

Feb 22

Categories: Addictions, Compulsive Spending / Shopping, Fear

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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