Relationships That Hurt
IS IT TIME TO ACT? A Brief Primer on Relationship Ending Planning by Pamela Brewer, MSW, PH.D., LCSW-C For most, entering into a relationship is a hope and a promise for the future. The anticipation is that you will be happy and respected, supportive and supported in good times and in…
Domestic Violence AwarenessThe Economy Made Me Do It?!By Pamela Brewer, MSW, Ph.D., LCSW-C During times of apparent external stress, such as a perceived economic downturn, victims of domestic violence often find themselves at even greater risk.   During these times it is easy for the abused person to talk herself*  into…

Is It Time To Act?

Monday, January 12, 2015
IS IT TIME TO ACT? A Brief Primer on Relationship Ending Planning by Pamela Brewer, MSW, PH.D., LCSW-C For most, entering into a relationship is a hope and a promise for the future. The anticipation is that you will be happy and respected, supportive and supported in good times and in…

A Primer on Relationship Ending Planning

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
IS IT TIME TO ACT?A Brief Primer on Relationship Ending Planningby Pamela Brewer, MSW, PH.D., LCSW-CFor most, entering into a relationship is a hope and a promise for the future. The anticipation is that you will be happy and respected, supportive and supported in good times and in bad. The imaginings tell…
But It Happened Such A Long Time AgoThe trauma of years past can still hurt today. This is not the time to start beating up on yourself. This is a time to be proud of your ability to remember and feel. It may seem confusing to still have feelings and…

Are You in a Vicious Cycle?

Monday, September 7, 2015
Do you have one bad relationship after another? Is it time to stop? You have done it again haven't you? Another bad choice! Another bad relationship! Another relationship that you had to let go or run the risk of loosing your mind, your sanity, your self. You look in the…

Are You in a Toxic Relationship?

Thursday, September 3, 2015
We hear a lot about relationships with others and many times we can lose sight of the quality of the relationship we have with ourselves. There are times when the toxicity of our relationships with others is driven by the toxicity of the relationship with have with ourselves. How many…

Emotional Abuse

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
EMOTIONAL ABUSE Are you never "good enough"? Are you anxious and worried about what will happen when you and your significant other are together? Apart? Are you the subject of name-calling? Are you the subject of yelling? Are you the subject of screaming? Are you the subject of threats? While…

Betrayal

Friday, February 27, 2015
They were in love. Everything was wonderful. They'd been together for twelve years. They were expecting their second child and they were delighted. And then came the unexpected telephone call. The phone call from the 9-year old boy asking to speak to his "Daddy." BETRAYAL by Pamela Brewer, MSW, PH.D.,…