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062: The Five Core Issues from Pia Mellody and RLT with Kim Ploussard

Babies aren’t born with the ability to have a healthy self-esteem and good boundaries with others. As humans, we learn these things from our parents, but often the education and modeling in our upbringing is lacking in some way. This ...
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061: EFT vs. RLT Debate with Figs O’Sullivan

 In this episode, Emotionally Focused Therapist, Figs O’Sullivan, conceptualizes a case from the standpoint of working from the EFT perspective. Relational Life Therapist, Shane Birkel, talks about how an RLT therapist would work with the same couple. Figs and ...
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060: Relationships 101 with Signe Simon and Simone Humphrey

In the last few decades there has been an amazing amount of progress and movement towards freedom for individuals in many societies. While this freedom has afforded new opportunities for people, it has also brought about a new level of ...
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059: Emotionally Focused Family Therapy with Gail Palmer

As couples therapists, most of use have heard of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), but the same foundations of this model are being used more and more in working with children, their parents, and their families. This model is called Emotionally ...
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058: The Five Losing Strategies in Relationships with Shane Birkel

Get your free copy of The Comparison of 7 different Models of Couples Therapy. This report compares Emotionally Focused Therapy, Relational Life Therapy, The Developmental Model, The Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy, IMAGO, Gottman, and Internal Family Systems. The episode ...
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057: Tiffany McLain on The Money Mindset for Therapists

As children, we grow up with money messages that we don’t even realize are being implanted in us. We often have a hard time knowing how to explore or challenge the psychology of money and how it impacts each of ...
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