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Our biological or adopted family will influence us in more ways than we can imagine. Our family can be a source of love and many blessings. Our family also can be a source of pain, abuse, frustration, anger, and fear. We learn ways of perceiving, attitudes, values, skills, spiritual beliefs, coping mechanisms, and emotional expression from our families. How has your family influenced you?

The ICING Can Never be the CAKE

By Dr. Michael Obsatz

"The cake. We are the cake. The cake means that we are complete, whole, and wonderful. We are loveable as we are..."

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Helping Young Kids Overcome Shame

By Dr. Michael Obsatz

"Shame is very pervasive in America. Most people have some amount of shame. Some people have been hurt, abandoned, abused, neglected and ridiculed, and have enormous amounts of shame.."

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Breaking Parental Grip

By Dr. Michael Obsatz

"During infancy and childhood, children need their parents love, attention, support, and guidance..."

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Why Kids are Hurting – video

By Dr. Michael Obsatz

In this video, Dr. Michael Obsatz talks about why kids are hurting these days.

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Lost: Understanding and Coping With Abandonment

By Dr. Michael Obsatz

"We hear a lot about abandonment. Infants are abandoned in front of churches. Victims of bullies are often abandoned when they come forward and tell their truth..."

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