2017- New contact info for me

Hi- To simplify and clarify things, I have a new phone number and a new email address beginning now, 1 January 2017. Please refer to my contact info page on this website- it is located here, click this. http://askdrcliff.com/about/contact-info Thanks for your patience and understanding.

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Calming the Rush of Panic in Your Body

Cliff’s Notes: This article describes the elementary practices and attitudes for mindful breathing.  I am posting it on my website so that I can make it available to my clients and any others who might benefit. Bob Stahl, Ph.D., is the author. I highly recommend his books. The original work was published here: http://www.mindful.org/calming-rush-panic-body/ Calming the Rush […]

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Here’s the science behind happy relationships- When/if all partners are committed to the project.

If partners are committed to making a relationship work, this video can help a lot! Buy it, watch it together, start using the skills- it works if you work it, but it won’t work if you don’t work it. It is a lot cheaper ($20 for the DVD) than marriage counseling, and thus it is infinitely […]

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Peace of Mind and the Zeigarnik Effect

A lot of what I do in psychotherapy involves helping people deal with unpleasant, disturbing, recurrent thoughts about events in the past that did not end well or that have unanswered questions. Relationship endings, job failures, bad choices, serious accidents, losses, etc. Most of the thoughts are about normal but unfortunate human events. When thoughts about […]

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Want an awesome relationship? Be generous and kind to your partner

Want an awesome relationship? Be generous and kind to your partner, especially if you are at having a difficult time with one another. http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/06/happily-ever-after/372573/

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