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Creativity

Free Live Webinar: Productivity Hacks for Writers

Writers have tried all kinds of interesting rituals to keep writing through blocks. Steven King used cocaine and beer to stay in his “flow.” While this may be tempting, and King wrote four very successful novels this way, it’s any easy way to become addicted. You can also write what you think is the great American screenplay, only to find in the morning, it sucks. We’ll discuss some less dangerous methods writers have used, and some that therapists have developed so you can try them on your next screenplay.

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General

Free Live Webinar: Healing from an Unloving Mother

As central as the mother-child relationship is to psychological health, that of the mother and her daughter has its own specificity. Daughters whose emotional needs weren’t met in childhood or who were actively disparaged, ignored, controlled, or scapegoated emerge into adulthood with specific deficits. They may not even know the degree to which they’ve been wounded by their mothers’ treatment until they begin to flounder in life, embark on a series of failed relationships, find it hard to stay balanced and focused, or engage in self-destructive behaviors.
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Bullying

Free Live Webinar: How to Survive Working with a Narcissist and Gain the Upper Hand

The superiority, domination, and aggression a narcissist exhibits in the workplace are intimidation tactics designed to establish power and control. The effectiveness of approach depends on coworkers who succumb to the bullying to keep the peace. Those who attempt to avoid or resist the narcissist eventually become their target. This only adds to the ascendancy of the narcissist.

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Children and Teens

Free Webinar: “Failure to Launch” Revisited: Why Young Adults Can’t Break Free

A decade ago we had the "failure to launch 20-somethings" or the "boomerang" kids who came back to live with mom and dad. A kind of "blaming the victim" approach was adopted to say, what's wrong with these kids, instead of, what's wrong with the world they live in. We have said it was because there were no jobs or they couldn't stick to anything because they were self-absorbed millennials, or worse, just lazy kids unprepared for the real world. A closer look shows that they are up against both internal and external barriers too numerous to overcome. Let's look at some of the real reasons and give them the support they need.

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General

Free Webinar: How to Successfully Work with a Narcissist

The superiority, domination, and aggression a narcissist exhibits in the workplace are intimidation tactics designed to establish power and control. The effectiveness of approach depends on coworkers who succumb to the bullying to keep the peace. Those who attempt to avoid or resist the narcissist eventually become their target. This only adds to the ascendancy of the narcissist.

But there is another more effective way of handling a narcissist. Christine Hammond has personal and professional experience in successfully managing the narcissist. She has taught several continuing education classes on the subject and frequently writes articles on the subject for publications such as Psych Central and BeliefNet.com.

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General

Free Webinar: So You Want to be a Mental Illness Blogger?

Sharing our experiences with mental illness and its challenges is how we learn about others and grow in our own journeys. Since the Internet's inception, people have been sharing their stories and struggles online.

Blogs have been a staple of the internet for the last decade, with tens of millions of people reading millions of them daily. It’s no surprise that blogs about mental illness are very popular.

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ADHD and ADD

FREE Webinar: ADHD Awareness Month: Strategies That Work

October is ADHD Awareness Month! During this special month, webinar host Zoë Kessler presents two special webinars you won’t want to miss.

In this, the follow-up to our previous session, "ADHD Awareness: 7 Keys to Unlock Your ADHD Potential," we'll regroup and discuss what strategies we tried, what lessons we've learned.

If you missed the first session, please click here and watch the replay. Download the handout at , then join us to talk about what works to raise ADHD...
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ADHD and ADD

Free Webinar: Stop the Chaos! Everyday Management Tips for Moms with ADHD

Join Psych Central host Zoë Kessler for a conversation with Terry Matlen, ACSW. Ms. Matlen is a psychotherapist, consultant, writer, and coach, specializing in women and moms with ADHD. Terry is the author of two books: "The Queen of Distraction” and "Survival Tips for Women with AD/HD" and is the founder of ADDconsults.com. She also runs QueensOfDistraction.com, an online coaching program for women with ADHD. A nationally-recognized expert and speaker on ADHD, she served for many years on the board of directors of ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorder Association).

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