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Relationship Counseling

3 Important Reasons to Set Healthy Boundaries

Its 7:23 p.m.... Frozen food is beginning to thaw in the grocery bags. You sift through the darn messages, looking for the one from the contractor; as you overhear kids yelling at each other about something not being fair. Saying something to them will only make things worse. You put your phone down and look around, feeling overwhelmed. We are bombarded with numerous…
Sonia Brill
April 26, 2016
High-Conflict Divorce Counseling

More on the Adult-Child Syndrome

I have previously written on the subject of what I coined to be the “adult-child syndrome”. I have used this term to describe a way of relating or behaving in which an adult resorts to throwing tantrums, much like a child. Have you ever encountered an adult who slams doors, shuts down, screams, yells, becomes silent, avoids, places blocks, makes…
Sonia Brill
March 9, 2016
Anger Management Counseling

Anger and Emotional Intelligence – Part 2

Anger and Emotional Intelligence-Part II Increasing emotional competencies such as self-awareness, self-perception, emotion regulation, empathy, and self-control allows us to experience emotional balance. We become aware of our actions.  Having an accurate assessment of emotional intelligence (EI) competencies allows us to gain information about baseline functioning and areas of identified work. The EQI-2.0 offers critical information in the area of:…
Sonia Brill
March 1, 2016
Anger Management Counseling

Anger and Emotional Intelligence – Part 1

Emotional intelligence (EI) is core component in regulating emotions. EI is the ability to recognize, understand, and regulate one’s own emotions while simultaneously sensing, recognizing, and attending to another person’s emotions. This is important because it allows us to create positive outcomes, get our needs met, feel loved, and resolve problems. Anger and Emotional Intelligence - Part 1: People who have…
Sonia Brill
February 20, 2016
High-Conflict Divorce Counseling

Anger and Angry Relationships

The other day, my client came into the office and she said: “I threw my life away with my husband,” a woman sobbed, as she talked of her story about anger. “I was not myself. I felt so enraged, filled with emotion, that I would say the most horrid things. I would tell him, ‘I hope you get hit by a…
Sonia Brill
February 13, 2016
Anger Management Counseling

On the Edge

Anger can take you to the very edge of the cliff. Do you know what I mean? It can take over your senses. It can take over your conscience. It can take over your emotional integrity.  Some people require practice and fortitude to prevent anger from taking over. Anger has a very intense emotional energy. For many of my clients, it is like sitting at the “edge of the…
Sonia Brill
February 6, 2016