How long is Therapy?

How long is Therapy? This is probably the question I get asked the most, other than "What is Hypnosis like?" It's a great question as it allows you to plan and budget for therapy. Let's look at the research first before jumping into my thoughts about it.  According to a 2010 study published in the American [...]

By | 2018-02-04T08:34:03+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Anxiety, BPD, Couples Counseling, DID, Hypnosis, Toxic Parents|

Healthy Family vs. Narcissistic Parent (NPD) Family

Healthy Family vs. Narcissistic Parent (NPD) Family Heal from Narcissistic Abuse with psychotherapy in Broward County. Graphics are from "Will I Ever Be Good Enough: healing the daughters of narcissistic mothers," by Karyl McBride. Hi, Dr. Liz here with Conversations for Effective Living and the Hypnotize Me podcast. Today, I'm going to talk [...]

By | 2018-02-04T08:34:03+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Anxiety, BPD, Inner Child, NPD, Parenting, Toxic Parents|

When is Blame Appropriate?

When is Blame Appropriate? Transcript: Dr. Liz: Hi, I'm Dr. Elizabeth Bonet with floridapsychotherapy.com and Conversations for Effective Living. I am so happy to be back in the office today in Broward County. It's actually after a long weekend, Labor Day weekend. I know most people hate going back to work, but I absolutely love [...]

By | 2018-02-04T08:34:06+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Anxiety, BPD, Inner Child, NPD, Parenting, Toxic Parents|

Two Resources for Children of Narcissistic Parents

Two Resources for Children of Narcissistic Parents These are two wonderful resources for children of Narcissistic Parents. One focuses on daughters of Narcissistic mothers and the other is for any child of a narcissistic parent. Links to the books as well as the transcript of the video is below! Transcript: Hi I'm Dr. Elizabeth Bone [...]

By | 2018-02-04T08:34:06+00:00 November 6th, 2016|Anxiety, BPD, Inner Child, NPD, Toxic Parents|

Tips for Mother’s Day if yours is Toxic

Image from drlaura.com. Struggled with finding a good picture for this blog post. Really wanted to put a picture of a goat, but thought some of you might be offended . . . Mother's Day is coming up and I wanted to share some tips with you for a better Mother's Day. First [...]

By | 2018-02-04T08:34:08+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Toxic Parents|

O Magazine’s Article about a Toxic Mother

O Magazine's Article about a Toxic Mother I just finished reading O Magazine's section on mental illness. It covered depression, anxiety, what your shrink's really thinking, therapy myths and had a whole section on a toxic mom from her adult child's (author Katie Arnold-Ratliff) perspective. It's heart breaking to read and very familiar. I hear it in my [...]

By | 2018-02-04T08:34:09+00:00 February 1st, 2016|BPD, Inner Child, Toxic Parents|

5 Signs your Parent is Toxic

5 Signs your Parent is Toxic They never apologize for anything, ever. You can remember getting an apology from them maybe once or twice in your life, if ever. Everything is about them. The world revolves around them and you have to make all kinds of accommodations and changes to your schedule to meet theirs, [...]

By | 2018-02-04T08:34:09+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Anxiety, BPD, NPD, Toxic Parents|