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  1. Misa Butsuhara

    He’s Depressed & It’s making ME Miserable!

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    You are caring, nurturing and want to be the best you in & out of the relationship. But, if your partner is struggling with depression or anxiety (up to 80%) of us do at some time in our lives, it can be a real challenge.  I recommend a three-part approach:   Having patience...
  2. Dr. DePompo

    PTSD Awareness Month – The State of Debriefing & Treatment

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    What is psychological debriefing & why is it harmful – what can we do?   This month there have been many traumatic events in U.S. alone. After years of research to the contrary, organizations are still using debriefing type interventions following these incidences. During “debriefing” after a trauma individually or...
  3. Misa Butsuhara

    Help! I Never Pick the Right Guy

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      A common complaint I hear from women is that they tend to be attracted to the “wrong” men.   I hear statements like: “I’m dating this guy but I’m just not feeling it,” “I always end up dating a creep or a psycho,” and “I think I’ll just have...
  4. Dr. DePompo

    The Other Woman’s Affair

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    After years of research at CBTI an article was published in a peer reviewed journal: Psychological Thought entitled The Other Side Of Infidelity. It discusses the psychological underpinnings of those who enter relationships with unavailable people with recommendation for counselors. An evidence-based self help book was created for the “other”...
  5. Misa Butsuhara

    Are you Stuck in your Relationship?

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    The latest fad in New Year resolutions seems to be “cleansing.” But what if you cleansed your love life? What if you made a resolution to get all the toxins out of your life, even if it includes … your toxic relationship? How would you feel? If you have an...
  6. Misa Butsuhara

    What Type of Cheater is he?

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    Whether you often find yourself being cheated on or you are just discovering an affair for the first time you might wonder, “Why do people cheat?” It might be difficult to wrap your mind around why someone would cheat rather than end their relationship first. In my work with affair...
  7. Dr. DePompo

    Fed-up But Can’t Break-up

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     You’ve put in a lot into your relationship and yet you have not gotten the return you’ve hoped for. You want to pull out but you can’t! Whether you’re afraid to be alone, don’t want someone else to benefit from your hard work, or are preoccupied with the idea it...
  8. Dr. DePompo

    7 Ways to Get Your Teen Interested in the 2016 Election

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    The elections are heating up and people are more divided than any other time in our lives. Still, teenagers seem more concerned about Call of Duty and Instagram posts than the direction of the nation. This election season is a great opportunity to get them interested in the election process....
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