When your partner is a pessimist

When you’re dating (or married to) a pessimist – by Patty Onderko Vignette by Dr. Colleen Mullen on the subject of the attraction of opposites.  In the article, Onderko then details 7 tips to staying happy – and together. These include: Recognizing complementarity     Valuing difference   Escaping “One-down-manship” Break the negativity habit Modelling positivity  Converse rather…

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Darlene Lancer JD, MFT (Codependency for Dummies) interviewed on the CoachingThroughChaos podcast

I Need you to Complete Me – Codependency Decoded

Darlene Lancer, JD MFT Dr. Colleen Mullen speaks with Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT, author of Codependency for Dummies. The topic is codependency: what it is and what it is NOT; the difference between normal and codependent behaviors and what a person can do to help themselves.Do you know someone who hasa need to be perfect,low…

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National PTSD Awareness Day

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) acknowledges Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as an ‘invisible wound of war’.Within the DHA’s clinical support division, John Davison serves as a clinical psychologist; he is also the chief of condition-based speciality care.  Terri Moon Cronk a reporter with DOD News provides an insightful synopsis of the interview with John…

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Det. Mike Proctor (Antidote for a Stalker) interviewed on the CoachingThroughChaos podcast

The One who won’t Go Away – Antidote for a Stalker

Det. Mike Proctor (ret) Dr. Colleen Mullen speaks with retired Detective Mike Proctor, author of ‘Antidote for a Stalker‘. In this fascinating interview, you will find out about the mindset of stalkers and how to protect yourself from them. You will also hear about the evolution of the anti-stalking laws in the United States and…

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