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Behavior Problems


A colleague who runs a clinic recently attended a management seminar.  She described one point about passive-aggressiveness in the work place, and the workshop leader’s instructions were to ask the employee five different ways why that person was behaving in a passive-aggressive manner.  Sounds on the surface like a reasonable plan. But it’s not.  Here’s […]

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Sibling Rivalry: A Normal Crisis

“I lost my job the other day.  Well, it’s not that I lost my job, but when I got there, there was some other guy doing it.”    Comedian Bob “Bobcat” Goldthwait. This quote captures the common and normal experience of sibling rivalry; a difficulty of the older sibling.  It was his/her place, to be the

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