Overcoming Failure to Launch Using Family Therapy: Creating a Space for Dialog (PT 3)

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March 4, 2015

This post is part three in series.  Need to read parts one and two first? Part I: Active Communication Part 2: Creating Space for Active Listening Moving On Sometimes family sessions come to an impasse and it becomes more effective to move on, rather than continuing to escalate a disagreement. It is important to acknowledge that these stalemates exist and

Overcoming Failure to Launch Using Family Therapy: Creating a Space for Dialog (PT 2)

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February 23, 2015

PART II Creating Space for Active Listening (Haven’t read Part I yet? Click HERE to read it now, then come back to continue on.) Being able to actively listening means being able to create and hold a space where the individual feels safe and understood. Conversation takes time. To actively hear what someone is saying is allowing them to finish

Overcoming Failure to Launch Using Family Therapy: Creating a Space for Dialog (PT 1)

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February 11, 2015

On Parenting If your children are objects To fulfill your needs, Chances are they will give up their dance To dance with you, And they may spend much of their lives Just trying to figure out who they are. By Bill E. Goldberg     In my work with couples and with families where young adults are experiencing failure to