Life Cycles Counseling with Dr. Adina Silvestri
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5-21-2018 Quote of the day: Remaking Ourselves

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world … as in being able to remake ourselves. -Mahatma Gandhi

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What’s Love Got to Do with It

What’s Love Got to Do with It?   As I reflect on the great wisdom of Tina Turner, I am reminded in the days of instant demand everything, from streaming, to social media, to online flirtations, maybe love and the promise of “death do us part” is a thing of the past.   Have we […]

Spring Cleaning: 4 Signs That It's Time to Break Up

Spring Cleaning: 4 Signs That It’s Time to Break Up

-Mayah Taylor, MA   Spring has sprung!! And with the new season comes the task of spring cleaning. Now I know you’re probably thinking about all the clothes in your closet that you don’t wear that needs to be donated. Or all the unused items in your home that probably should be given away because […]

Feelings; emotions

Feelings Are Not the Boss of Me

-Mayah Taylor, MA Have you ever been in a situation or maybe in a conversation where you overreacted? Have you ever reacted in the heat of the moment where you said something you later regretted? Ever responded to a text or email spilling your emotions in the present moment without thinking on the subject, and […]

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Anger Management Spotlight: The Angry Teen

by Mayah Taylor, MA Parenting a teenager is no easy task. These formative years (the teenage years) are what many feel made you the independent, productive person you are today. And you want the same for your child, right?!  During this time, your child is challenged with finding their sense of self and developing their […]

The Angry Wife

Anger Management Spotlight: The Angry Wife

The Angry Wife: Coping with Anger by Mayah Taylor, MA, QMHP Anger is not limited to just one gender nor is it limited to only males. Females express their anger in different ways too. They also experience anger differently than males do. In her article, Anger Across the Gender Divide, Melissa Dittmann discusses a research […]

Stop Abuse Against Women with 3 Lessons from #MeToo

Stop abuse against women with the #MeToo hashtag. Two simple words were rooted from allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Breaking the silence is an important part of stopping the cycle of abuse. This campaign bravely brings awareness to an issue that is often buried in shame yet haunts all too many.  A campaign like […]

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Anger Management Spotlight: The Angry Husband

In part 1 of this Anger Management Spotlight series, we discussed how parents deal with anger and how it affects their parenting. After reviewing our temperament as parents, it is now time to move into a discussion on how to cope with our spouse – the angry husband. Part 1 of the Anger Management spotlight […]

Support Groups in the Community. Do they Really Help?

By Mayah Taylor, M.A. The Relationship Between Community Support Groups and Anger How do support groups or more specifically community support help people with anger management? Who needs it? Why? What does it do for you? These are the questions we tend to ask ourselves when we hear the word “support.” Most if not all […]


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