Communication Tips for Couples

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Practice really listening to your partner Try to hear your partner’s feelings, thoughts and desires. It’s tempting to assume we know what our partner wants or needs. Be sure to check these feelings out with your partner and remember that sometimes partners are hesitant to express their feelings and thoughts for fear of hurting their […]

About Dr. Lois Nightingale

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             Dr. Lois Nightingale is one of the very few psychotherapists licensed both as a Clinical Psychologist and as a Marriage, Family and Child Counselor. This means she holds both a masters degree and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, has completed the thousands of hours internship requirements for each therapeutic specialty […]

It’s a Bedroom not a Boardroom

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It’s a Bedroom not a Board Room, How to be vulnerable enough to find true love in a ferocious competitive world, provides specific communication skills and tools for couples. As a psychologist for over 30 years, Dr. Lois Nightingale discovered that the clients who found business skills a second nature, often had more difficulty connecting with […]

What is the difference between: a Psychopath, a Sociopath, Antisocial Personality Disorder, and Antisocial/Psychopathic?

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They are all clinical terms given by the the American Psychiatric Association to an extremely destructive disorder in their “Diagnostic and Statistic Manual”. Each revision of this manual focuses on slightly different aspects of the same psychiatric disorder. 1952 (Sociopathic Personality Disturbance). 1968 (Antisocial Sociopath). 1980 (Antisocial Personality Disorder). 1994 (A.S.P.D. also referred to as […]