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Emotional Sobriety

Do you use substances or engage in compulsive activities to regulate your mood? Do you reach for something sweet, a couple of drinks, or a pack of cigarettes after a difficult day because you can't unwind without them? Do you race to the stores to spend away the day's frustrations or run around in circles taking more time to get less done? If these self-defeating habits sound familiar, Emotional Sobriety will shed light on why and how these coping mechanisms threaten your health and impact resilience.@TianDayton.com...

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The ACOA Trauma Syndrome

The ACOA Trauma Syndrome: The Impact of Childhood Pain on Adult Relationships Growing up in a home where there is addiction or relationship trauma puts a child at great risk for long-term, post-traumatic stress effects that adversely compromise adult relationships. Bestselling author, psychologist, and psychodramatist Tian Dayton examines this trauma through an exploration of the way the brain and body process frightening or painful emotions and experiences in childhood, and she shows how these traumas can become catalysts for unhealthy, self-medicating behaviors including drug and alcohol abuse, food issues, and sex, gambling, and shopping addictions.Through Dr....

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Trauma and Addiction

For the past decade, author Tian Dayton has been researching trauma and addiction, and how psychodrama (or sociometry group psychotherapy) can be used in their treatment. Since trauma responses are stored in the body, a method of therapy that engages the body through role play can be more effective in accessing the full complement of trauma-related memories. Trauma and Addiction - Ending the Cycle of Pain Through Emotional Literacy @TianDayton.com...

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Heartwounds

In this fascinating work, noted psychodramatist Tian Dayton shows readers how relationships can be used as a vehicle for healing, personal growth, and spiritual transformation. Includes compelling case studies.@TianDayton.com...

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The Magic of Forgiveness

Tian Dayton's companion to her best-selling recovery classic Daily Affirmations for Forgiving & Moving On guides women to seek the power of forgiveness and heal their past wounds.Forgiveness is not an event, it is a process. Forgiveness is most powerful when a woman reaches midlife: a natural time for reflection when she stands at a biological and emotional crossroads. In this groundbreaking book-the first of its kind for women-acclaimed therapist Tian Dayton shows women how assessing their lives and forgiving old wounds are as essential to their well-being as proper nutrition and retirement planning.@TianDayton.com...

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The Quiet Voice of Soul

We hear the word soul in song lyrics and read about it in books and poems--it has been analyzed and scrutinized by songwriters, poets and researchers throughout history. Though soul may seem mysterious, it is hardly inaccessible. It is with us all the time, quietly waiting to be discovered.In this soulful work, Dr. Tian Dayton opens our eyes to the many truths and expressions of soul--through family, relationships, feelings, play, the universe and spirituality. The soul is not only ephemeral but fundamentally ordinary and familiar. It is available to us at all times and exists...

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Modern Mothering

Mothers will never have a job more important than raising our children to be healthy and spiritually alive. But how do we nurture our children's emotions the way we nurture their intellects? In this tender and wise book, Dr. Tian Dayton—familiar to millions of readers from her appearances on Montel, Geraldo, John Walsh, MSNBC, NBC, and CNN—discusses the latest techniques for nourishing sound emotional development in our children. By weaving together everyday experiences and easy to understand explanations of scientific research, Dr. Dayton highlights the importance of personal authenticity. Children become strong and develop confidence...

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