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Conflict Resolution Basics

Oct 28, 2022
Conflict resolution is a common problem for people in their professional and personal lives. Managing tense relationships and navigating through minefields in conversation are skills…

Understanding Logical Fallacies and Cognitive Dissonance

Apr 19, 2022
Have you ever found yourself using all your energy to prove a point and later you find out that you’re actually wrong? Actually, a lot…

Authenticity, Boundaries, Defensiveness, and Non-Violent Communication

Feb 24, 2022
Authenticity To be authentic, we must not assume we are correct about anything. If we do, we cannot fully be present with someone while they…

responding to what is being said versus felt

Jul 09, 2020
Are you responding to what is being said, or, to what you are feeling? (Effective Communication Series) by Joshua Nave LLMSW “I hear what you…

Introduction to the Enneagram Test

Aug 23, 2019
Introduction to the Enneagram Test This Enneagram intro summary may be helpful for people who have heard of it, but don’t know much about it, young…

“I Don’t Go to Counseling!”

Jun 21, 2019
"I Don’t Go to Counseling!" Part One I remember one time talking to a male friend of mine about counseling and he informed me that “I…

Fostering Effective Communication: Communication Styles

May 13, 2019
Fostering Effective Communication: Communication Styles By Joshua Nave LLMSW Have you ever found yourself wondering why other’s don’t talk the way you do?  Have you…

Fostering Effective Communication: An Introduction

Apr 12, 2019
Fostering Effective Communication: An Introduction by Joshua Nave LLMSW “I never said that!” I start this blog today with one of the most common phrases…

What is Co-Dependency and what can I do about it?

Feb 12, 2019
What is Co-Dependency and what can I do about it?

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