When Psychotherapy Doesn't Work: Why it Happens and What to do About it

In this hour we will explore the many reasons why psychotherapy might feel ineffective, leading people to terminate from the process prematurely or to seek out treatment somewhere else. We will look at the “cognitive and emotional” baggage that some clients bring in to the therapy process, which leads to preconceived notions and assumptions about...

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What Happens If.. Dealing Compassionately With Life's Challenges

In this hour, my guest, Betsy Otter Thompson, will inspire and motive you with her personal story of overcoming near homelessness and creating a hugely successful and meaningful life driven by spirituality, a sense of new-found purpose, personal responsibility and accountability. She will share the philosophy that she has written about in several of her...

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Making Peace with Food and Your Body

In this hour, you will learn about the difference between compulsive and intuitive eating, how to let go of dieting and reach a place of genuine acceptance about your body. If you are like countless others who struggle with issues related to food and body image, our guest will offer you concrete and effective strategies...

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Bouncing Back: The Keys to Resiliency

Why is it that some people can pick themselves up after a traumatic experience and move forward in life, while others remain stuck and unable to move on? In this hour, my guest, Linda Graham, will define resiliency and explain the role that our brains play in allowing us to compassionately “bounce back” from traumatic...

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How to Successfully Stop Smoking

In this hour, Dr. Kevin Ferentz will discuss why people begin smoking, and who is most at risk to pick up the habit. We will also explore the various reasons why it is so difficult to stop smoking, and look at the most common kinds of “quit histories” that people share. We’ll explore the marketing...

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Internet Affairs

In this hour, will be discussing the prevalence of Internet infidelities and the impact they have on relationships. We will explore the things that make it easier for people to gravitate towards on-line intimate chat rooms and other cyber-sex activities. We’ll talk about the “culture” of the Internet and how it invites and supports infidelities,...

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When Love Turns to Hate: Managing Divorce While Keeping Kids Out of the Middle

In this show, Dr. Silberg will explain how some people who are domestic abusers can use the children in a form of domestic violence by proxy, hoping to hurt their ex, by physically, sexually, or emotionally by abusing the children. Many domestic violence perpetrators threaten their spouses by using their children as pawns, convincing their...

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The Challenges and Rewards of Raising a Special Needs Child

In this hour, we will talk with Dr. Wayne Evans and his wife, Reverend Robin Williams Evans about their journey in raising their now 6 year old, Wyatt. After a normal pregnancy, a birth trauma left their newborn without oxygen for 17 minutes. As a result, Wyatt is a “severely special needs child” requiring ongoing...

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How to Manage a Narcissist

A shockingly high number of successful people meet diagnostic criteria for narcissism. In this hour, along with special guest Dr. Daniel Lerner, founder and CEO of Strategic Family Solution, we will explore the traits found in people with narcissistic personality disorder and process some of the more common red flags that indicate we are interacting with...

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Why We Love People Who Hurt Us: The Human Magnet Syndrome

In this hour we will discuss the dynamic of dysfunctional relationships and why some people have successful and mutually satisfying romantic relationships while many others do not. We will explore the reasons why people repeat their hurtful relationship patterns over and over again, looking at the attraction of polar opposite personality types and how their...

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