Angie Capretti Non-Featured Articles

Process Emotions Better Now – Angie Capretti

There are two common errors when processing emotions. Error One: the experience of negative or painful emotion triggers a lower level or maladaptive defense mechanism that shuts down the processing and bottles, or represses the emotion. This can take the form of invulnerability, denial, distraction, withdrawal, avoidance, escape into fantasy, numbing oneself, cutting off emotionally […]

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Acting Badly in Marriage

People sometimes act badly. Ok, you already knew that. But why do they act so badly? Are they miserable, rotten wastes of human flesh? Are they sinful wretches determined to rebel against God? Are they cheating bastards who need public shame and perhaps a golf club taken to their heads? Do they rage? Are they […]

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The King’s Speech Mirrors Majestic Therapy

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] I saw ‘The King’s Speech’ last night and it has me all stirred up. It is easily my choice for Best Picture this year. What I loved about the movie was the beautifully warm relationship between the King, played by Colin Firth (who WILL win Best […]