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Respect your partner’s primacy in your life
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 29 November 2016 - 0 Comments

When couples in distress come to therapy, some present their ongoing uncertainty about being loved, respected, honored or even about their ability to sustain the interest of the mate. This stance of dubious significance [...]

Dealing With Loss
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 22 November 2016 - 0 Comments

As we review the 2016 election for the President of the United States of America, we discover that even though Hillary Clinton received 45.5 percent of the popular vote to Donald’s Trump’s 42.2 percent, [...]

Everyday Kindness Enriches Us All
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 14 November 2016 - 0 Comments

From childhood most youngsters are encouraged to be kind to their siblings, friends, pets and adults they encounter. Unkind reactions towards anyone are frowned upon by healthy parents as they model politeness, kindness and [...]

Why Does Political Variance Evoke Negative Emotions?
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 07 November 2016 - 0 Comments

One of the most bonding elements between people is their like-mindedness. It affirms their own position and draws them closer to each other. A variance of opinions tends to distance people from each other [...]

Siblings Connection Throughout Life
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 01 November 2016 - 0 Comments

The value of sibling relationships is often unrecognized and underappreciated in childhood. Many children, impacted by sibling rivalry, attempt to discredit, diminish and point out their sibling’s faults or fight with each other as [...]

What Constitutes Abuse of Power?
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 25 October 2016 - 0 Comments

Having intellectual, monetary, political, social, familial or elected power has caused some individuals to act with unbridled superiority that has enabled them to use authority, status and power to control others by the mere [...]

The Fear of Aging
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 17 October 2016 - 0 Comments

We live in a culture that holds beauty, youthfulness, active and successful lifestyle as the epitome of health, vitality and admiration. With age, most people notice a decline in energy level, physical agility as [...]

Managing Your Insecurities
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 10 October 2016 - 0 Comments

How to manage your insecurities? Most people admit that though they may recognize some of their strengths, they also harbor some feelings of insecurity, ineptness and /or lack of confidence about their talents, competence, [...]