The Mother Wound

The mother wound doesn’t refer to a particular psychological diagnosis, but rather to a loss or a lack of mothering in our lives. Often this is described as a deficit that is passed down from one generation to another. When … Read more

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Attachment Disorder In Adults

Attachment disorders stem from our earliest interactions with primary caregivers. The experience of attachment that we grew up with stays with us and goes on to shape the way we form attachments in later life. This will apply to emotional … Read more

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Dealing with a superiority complex

A superiority complex is an idea that your achievements are somehow better than other people’s. It is a defense mechanism that develops over time to help a person cope with feelings of inferiority. People with a superiority complex can come … Read more

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Dating a Narcissist

Dating a narcissist refers to being in a romantic relationship with someone who has a narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) or exhibits narcissistic traits. Narcissists are individuals who have an inflated sense of self-importance, lack empathy, crave admiration and attention, and … Read more

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Codependent Friendship

A codependent relationship is unequal, but not in an ordinary way. In a codependent friendship, one friend encourages the other to rely on them. The person who is being relied upon is gaining an undue amount of satisfaction in the … Read more

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Delayed Grief

The term delayed grief refers to any part of mourning and grieving that is still to be resolved or come to terms with. Whatever our preconceptions might be, it is not uncommon for grieving to take place at a delayed … Read more

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Systemic therapy

Systemic therapy – we are all part of different social systems Systemic therapy is interested in the way you as an individual relate to, and are in relationship with other people. It does not view you as someone in isolation … Read more

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