Couple Skills

Author: Matthew McKay
Editor: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 157224481X
Size: 17,68 MB
Format: PDF
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Matthew McKay's and Patrick Fanning's self-help books have already sold more than 600,000 copies. Now, the popular authors teach the communication skills couples need to build happy, intimate, lasting relationships. Step-by-step, couples learn how to communicate effectively, negotiate really difficult conflicts, and more.

The Couple S Retirement Puzzle

Author: Roberta Taylor
Editor: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 140229591X
Size: 18,92 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 250

The essential guide for couples to create a happy, healthy, and successful retirement! Retirement can be the best time of your life, but for couples, there's far more to it than cashing in on your 401(k). The most important asset you have during retirement is each other, yet many couples aren't sure where to begin to prepare for retired life or what to consider as they do. The Couple's Retirement Puzzle reveals ten key conversations couples should tackle before retirement to ensure a rewarding second half of life together, including: • Do we have enough money to support the lifestyle we want? • Should we retire simultaneously or separately? • Do we stay put or explore new frontiers? • What's the best way to stay healthy and fit after fifty? • How do we meet new friends and create new interests outside of work? • How will we balance time together and time apart? • And more! Filled with smart practical advice, engaging anecdotes, and helpful exercises,The Couple's Retirement Puzzle will guide you and your partner to a fulfilling retirement you can enjoy and celebrate together.

Human Relationship Skills

Author: Richard Nelson-Jones
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134171048
Size: 18,48 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 524

Human Relationship Skills: Coaching and Self-Coaching presents a practical 'how to' guide to relationship skills, showing how readers can improve and, where necessary, repair relationships. This thoroughly revised and updated fourth edition reflects the increased interest in coaching, showing how it can be applied to everyday life. In this essential book, Richard Nelson-Jones takes a cognitive-behavioural approach to coaching people in relationship skills. These skills are viewed as sequences of choices that people can make well or poorly; covering a range of skill areas the book assists readers to make affirming rather than destructive choices in their relationships. It begins by addressing the questions of "what are relationship skills?" and "what are coaching skills?", and follows with a series of chapters which thoroughly detail and illuminate various relationship skills including: - listening and showing understanding - managing shyness - intimacy and companionship - assertiveness and managing anger - managing relationship problems and ending relationships The book concludes with a chapter on how users can maintain and improve their skills by coaching themselves. Accessibly written and using activities, the book will be appropriate for those involved in 'life coaching' as well as general counselling and therapy. It will be essential reading for lecturers, coaches and trainers as well as students and anyone who wishes to improve their relationship skills.

When Reality Bites

Author: Holly Parker
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1616496975
Size: 12,49 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 217

Learn how to use denial to help you when you are facing tragedy and how to recognize and move past denial when it becomes counterproductive. Denial is often seen as an inability or unwillingness to face unpleasant or difficult realities--from financial losses, to illnesses like alcoholism, to larger social issues like climate change. In some instances, denial can be detrimental because it can keep you stuck in a cycle of destructive behaviors. However, denial can also be very useful for helping you get through hard times, allowing you to tap into your resiliency for emotional survival.With great insight and originality, author Holly Parker shows you how to use denial as a buffer in the face of tragedy and how to know when your use of denial has become counterproductive or detrimental. Through a fresh, comforting, and clinically-based perspective, Parker takes the shame out of denial with practical and relatable solutions to uncovering, reframing, and harnessing this very normal coping technique. Hands-on exercises and compelling personal stories help you apply this information to your situation and come to accept your need for denial when it helps, and break through it to face life’s challenges with courage when it hurts.

Multimodal Treatment Of Acute Psychiatric Illness

Author: Justin M Simpson
Editor: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231536097
Size: 20,57 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 181

The multimodal treatment of acute psychiatric illness involves a set of integrated, systematic interventions that stabilize individuals with severe mental illness and help them avoid unnecessary psychiatric hospitalization. This volume focuses on those suffering from schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, severe anxiety, and substance dependence, and provides individual practitioners and professional teams with the tools for responding to crisis and delivering acute care. The authors bolster the text with real-world case examples, helpful diagrams, and printable worksheets.

Couple Skills

Author: Steve Keller
ISBN: 9781090415493
Size: 15,54 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 379

Buy the Paperback Version of this Book and get the Kindle Book version for FREE. If you want to improve your relationship in a stable and effective way, avoiding situations of chaos and conflict, lack of trust, jealousy, boredom and second thoughts, then keep reading. No relationship is ever completely free of problems. Life happens and it can bring all sorts of chaos your way. The days can be full of arguments and quarrels and it may seem that your partner does everything to make things worse. Every little misunderstanding can become a pretext to quarrel, and intimacy seems to have vanished. Or maybe you're starting a new relationship and you want everything to go smoothly from the beginning. You want to know yourself better and establish a deep connection right away, and avoid being found bored, tired, and doubtful by those close to you. Quiet, You Finally Have Access To All The Tips It Takes To Make Your Relationship Happy And Harmonious! With Couple Skills You Can: *Learning more about your partner and their relationship expectations.*Discover how the past can dictate handling the present and future.*How to create a great relationship no matter how bad past ones have been.*Learn ways to communicate that go deeper than words. Couple Skills will teach you the secrets of creating a strong, loving, committed relationship through communication skills that every long-standing marriage has learned over time. You'll get all the tips and step-by-step instruction needed to see nearly immediate improvements in communicating the needs, ants, and desires of you and your partner. You'll also enjoy a multitude of ideas for ways to connect, reconnect, and stay connected on a level you've never experienced previously. Explore everything from emotions to the deeper meanings of partner appreciation. No stone is left unturned in bringing you the most relevant ways to improve day-to-day communications and methods to get your relationship goals back on the same page. Get this book and:*Discover why seemingly good relationships end up in conflict.*Learn the most effective ways to stop conflict right away.*Find out how to tap into the wisdom of long-standing relationships and develop the skills you need to live happy and harmonious lives.*Discover TONS of ways to keep your relationship fresh and fun.*Learn new ways of making your partner feel valued and appreciated.*Find out how to avoid the no-no's that can kill a relationship.*Get the best trust-building tips available that WORK!*Discover how to safeguard your relationship from problems by setting the right foundation.Even if you believe you have lost all hope and do not think you can re-establish your relationship, Couple Skills will help you take on these challenges as a TEAM and enable you to grow together over the years. You will finally have every bit of information you need at your fingertips to get your relationship back on track and healthier than it's ever been. You may not see a transformation overnight, but if you put daily effort and employ only a FEW of the tactics presented in this book to use, you WILL see positive results. It's time to infuse your relationship with hope and begin planting the seeds of love that will bring you both together in amazing ways. Scroll up and click the "buy now" button and get ready to take your relationship to a higher level of compatibility than ever before. Your relationship deserves every chance to succeed and this book can get you there!

Working Anger

Author: Ronald T. Potter-Efron
Editor: New Harbinger Publications Incorporated
Size: 10,67 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 733

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics each year almost one million people in the US are victims of violent crime while working. Workplace violence has a high profile these days. In fact, each week in 1996, an average of 20 people were murdered and 18,000 others were assaulted while working or on duty. In this book, learn about the problems that arise when we fail to differentiate between conflicts at work and at home. Get practical suggestions for preventing unnecessary conflicts and resolving disagreements when they do arise.

Psychology Made Easy

Author: Chuck Tilton Falcon
ISBN: 9780962825415
Size: 11,47 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 489

A very simple, practical guide for the general public for overcoming every common personal problem. National Mental Health Association: "a good reference book ... easy-to-read ... like reading a self-help medical guide." Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy: "highly recommended ... of immense benefit to the American public ... with utmost sensitivity & know-how" Keep psychology's best counseling information at your fingertips & save yourself & your loved ones thousands of dollars in psychotherapy expenses. The book covers happiness, love, communication skills, problem solving, stress, loneliness, shyness, flirting, dating, date rape, deciding if a relationship is good for you or not, assertiveness, job hunting, workplace sexual harassment, sexual problems, pregnancy decisions, things to consider before getting married, marriage, marital problems, raising children, divorce, middle age, old age, death, suicide, grief, depression, anger, anxiety, worry, fear, phobia, addictions, guilt, self-esteem, insomnia, nervous habits, obesity, abuse, anorexia, bulimia, getting over the past & choosing & working with a counselor. This book is a bargain compared to one session of counseling, packed with useful ideas from cover-to-cover & bound Smyth-sewn to open flat & to survive frequent use. Nationwide author tour. Newly acquired by three book clubs: behavioral Science Book Service, Nurses Bookclub, & Executive Program.

Wellness At Work

Author: Valerie O'Hara
Editor: New Harbinger Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 9781572240308
Size: 12,85 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 769

Helps you identify habitual patterns of negative thinking, improve communications, solve work problems, develop a support network and change the work environment to enhance wellness.

Women S Health

Author: Marian C. Condon
Editor: Pearson
Size: 17,26 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Discusses the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of women's health, covering both traditional and alterative remedies and therapies.