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Lonely on Valentine‘s Day? You‘re Not Alone in Feeling the Twinge: 11 Ways to Make it Work For You

Last Updated on August 31, 2020 by Susan Anderson, Psychotherapist We managed to make it through the winter holidays so far. Now here come the bright red hearts of Valentine‘s Day, and it can be bittersweet. Many people are lonely on Valentine‘s Day more alone than they‘d like to be, and the imagery of doilies, read the full article

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Dealing with Isolation During COVID: We‘re an a New Landscape, Surviving Together

Last Updated on August 31, 2020 by Susan Anderson, Psychotherapist Dealing with isolation during COVID-19 is not the same for everyone. Here in New York, we are self-quarantining, and many are feeling their isolation. I‘ve been getting similar feedback from you. Are you self-quarantining? What is it like where you are? How are you doing? read the full article

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Childhood Abandonment: Here‘s How it Leads to Defense Mechanisms

Last Updated on October 26, 2020 by Susan Anderson, Psychotherapist Primal fears seep out of your Childhood abandonment wounds and traumas. Outer Child has a field dayacting them out. Download the PDF version here. Our current abandonment fears are cumulative, reaching all the way back into our long lost childhoods. The abandonment wound is universal read the full article

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Suffering a recent breakup?

Last Updated on November 10, 2020 by Susan Anderson, Psychotherapist Did your lover leave you? Do you want to know how to get over heartbreak but don‘t know where to begin? Abandonment is a knife wound to the heart. It is highly vulnerable to infection and can leave scarring. Download the PDF version. Anyone suffering read the full article

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Cluttering and Hoarding -Outer Child Messes

Last Updated on November 9, 2020 by Susan Anderson, Psychotherapist Is your Outer Child a clutterer?Do you want to develop neater habits?Become more orderly?Would you like to purge your home and overstuffed schedule of unnecessary things?This chapter will help you declutter your life. Download the PDF version here. If you‘re a garden variety clutterer read the full article

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Overcoming the Fear of Abandonment

Last Updated on November 5, 2020 by Susan Anderson, Psychotherapist In this interview, I discuss what the primal abandonment wound is, where the shame is stemming from, and overcoming the fear of abandonment. I also share why my abandonment recovery program is different from all the other programs out there. For the transcript, see below. read the full article

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How to Overcome Depression Using the Outer Child Program

Last Updated on November 17, 2020 by Susan Anderson, Psychotherapist How to Overcome Depression UsingOuter Child Tools The outer child program explained inTaming Your Outer Childshows you how to propel your life out of depression. Indeed, Outer Child can get stuck in depression, clogging up the works, making it hard to work your way through. read the full article

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Lack of Commitment in a Relationship: Is Your Partner Committed?

Last Updated on August 31, 2020 by Susan Anderson, Psychotherapist Are you attached to someone who doesn‘t seem as committed as you are? Is there a lack of commitment in the relationship? Maybe they‘re giving you double messages, keeping you at arm‘s length, or pulling away when you try to get closer. Whatever the signs, read the full article

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What Is Abandonment Recovery?

Last Updated on August 31, 2020 by Susan Anderson, Psychotherapist Abandonment Recovery is an innovation in mental health. We are happy to make the methods available to all of you they make healing possible,not just from a recent heartbreak, but from your old abandonment wounds as well the ones that have been festering read the full article

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Dealing With a Breakup: How To Stop Blaming Yourself

Last Updated on August 31, 2020 by Susan Anderson, Psychotherapist Blaming yourself for your relationship‘s failure to thrive is the most painful type of regret. Beating yourself for losing someone‘s love is true agony. But more often than not, we do this when we‘re dealing with a breakup. People often blame themselves for breakups, believing read the full article

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Social Isolation: Here‘s why we‘re OK despite the pandemic

Last Updated on November 10, 2020 by Susan Anderson, Psychotherapist Susan Anderson April 2020 We‘re learning a lot about ourselves as we‘re going through social isolation. We‘re in the midst of mass trauma, all-inclusive-affecting all of us-some more harshly than others. The sky is falling and we‘ve all run for cover in our read the full article

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How To Help a Friend Go Through Abandonment

Last Updated on September 22, 2020 by Susan Anderson, Psychotherapist 2020 Susan Anderson The ending of a relationship is a time when friends, family, and sponsors are needed most to provide direct emotional support. When someone experiences the loss of love, or feels they will never find someone to love, they are in kind read the full article

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Why Do I Feel Inadequate?

Last Updated on November 9, 2020 by Susan Anderson, Psychotherapist Psychotherapist, Susan Anderson, answers the pressing question, Why do I feel inadequate? Transcript: I talk a lot about shame in my abandonment workshops because shame is something universal. We all have a vein of shame that runs deep within the self, and anything that comes read the full article

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