Inspiring Thoughts from EAC

Redecision Therapy: What It Is and How It’s Used

By: Steve Gainey, MA, LLP, ADS, CAADC, EAC Clinical Specialist – Redecision therapy was developed in 1965 by Mary Goulding, psychotherapist, and her husband psychiatrist, Bob Goulding. It combines the theoretical framework of Transactional Analysis (see my previous blog post) with the intervention techniques of Gestalt therapy. The Goulding’s sought to create a modality that was Read More

Exploring Life Scripts

By: Steve Gainey, MA, LLP, ADS, CAADC, EAC Clinical Specialist – In 1961, Eric Berne introduced the concept of “the script” and Transactional Analysis – a type of psychotherapy.  In its simplest definition, Transactional Analysis refers to how individuals interact in social situations and “the script” refers to the thoughts people hold within themselves. I was first Read More

Emotional Self-Regulation: An Important Life Skill

By: Karen R. Thompson, LMSW, CEAP, CAADC, EAC Clinical Specialist – Emotional self-regulation is an important life skill and plays a significant role in our relationships both at home and at work.  People who possess the ability to manage their emotions and behaviors often have healthier relationships and develop more resilience in managing life stressors. Read More

Creating Real Affirmations for Positive Change

By Cynthia May, MA, LLP, EAC Clinical Specialist – Many people have learned that when you want to make a positive behavior change in your life, it’s important to create a phrase or sentence to remind yourself of your new thinking. That’s called an affirmation. Repeating it often to yourself helps re-align your thoughts with these new messages. Read More

Change Your Thoughts

  “Change your thoughts and you change your world” – Norman Vincent Peale   By: Karen R. Thompson, LMSW, CEAP, CAADC, EAC Clinical Specialist – Did you know that you can change the way you feel by changing your thoughts?  This is the basic premise of Cognitive Therapy, which focuses on helping individuals shift out Read More

What Do You Really Want?

By Cynthia May, MA, LLP, EAC Clinical Specialist – Has anyone ever asked you “what do you want?” And did you have an answer? (Okay, besides winning millions in the lottery.) Knowing the true answer to that question can change the direction of your whole life. You’ll have the direction to manifest the experience you Read More

Archetypes and What We Can Learn From Them

By: Steve Gainey, MA, LLP, ADS, CAADC, EAC Clinical Specialist – An archetype is a representative example of something and may be used as a default mental image. In personality, they are universal models of people, behavior, or personality that plays a role in influencing our human behavior. Carl Jung was well known for working Read More

Be Courageous

By: Beth Hambleton, Practice Manager – Recently, I attended my first all day virtual leadership conference.  The primary focus of the conference was all about COURAGE. At first, I thought, this is going to be a very long day. And what more could I possibly learn about courage that I didn’t already know? And, frankly, Read More