Marriages in or near divorce, literally already been to court once, lifelong negative patterns, can counseling help? Once you are sure the counselor knows the research and its related tools from the Gottman Institute (the world's leading source for research on relationships), then your chances got boosted from not likely to OMG, miracles happen.
Transform your 2013 weight loss/eating/fitness resolutions into tangible strategies and goals with support from Shannon and her creative and knowledgeable team. Using Dr Judith Beck's cognitive approach on how to think like a thin person, this group offers a proactive approach to healthy habits surrounding healthy weight/living.
Through The Beck Diet Solution we learn the 30 strategies together over 10 weeks minimum. Rotating check-in buddies help you stay on track to weekly goals.
Portland couples can have the Gottman tools for growing love. Meet with Shannon Batts, Licensed Professional Counselor. Let's build that emotional connection. Saturday appointments, downtown Portland http://relationshipgardening.com/content/contact-appts-location
"Boys in our culture are taught that real men are stoic. The ability to not complain, endure pain, and strive in the face of adversity is admired and celebrated in story and song. The price paid for this isolation is depression." Pia Melody in reflection on the book I just finished reading, Terence Real's I Dont Want To Talk About It, Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression.
Robert Whitaker's book, The Anatomy of an Epidemic is an astonishing must read for all because who isn't touched by psych meds- either yourself, or a dear friend or family member? The topic is complex and is handled with ease in both looking through scientific data, making timelines make sense in tracking a drug's history, and weaving in stories from court cases and personal interviews.