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Why Your Therapist Asks about Your Childhood (Part 3 of 3)

Why Your Therapist Asks about Your Childhood (Part 3 of 3)

In the previous two posts, we’ve talked about why therapists ask about your childhood. We’ve explored: how your childhood sheds light on who you are today; and 
 the reasons why you might feel resistance discussing your childhood or family during therapy (and the reasons are many). This post is about the “payoff” for talking…

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Why Your Therapist Asks about Your Childhood (Part 2 of 3)

Why Your Therapist Asks about Your Childhood (Part 2 of 3)

In our Bay Area therapy practice, clients often ask why they need to discuss what happened in their early years. You may wonder the same. How will dwelling on the past help you move forward with your problems today? In Part 1 of this three-part series, we explained the reasons why most therapists ask about…

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4 Effective Ways for Dealing with In-Laws You Don’t Like

4 effective ways for dealing with in laws you don't like

Although you love your partner, what you feel for your in-laws isn’t exactly the same sentiment. To put it plainly, you really don’t like them. And you don’t have to like them. Although there is no rule that you have to like you in-laws in order to be in a happy relationship, you do have…

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