Golden Rules of Teen Family Parenting

by Frank C. Sacco, Ph.D., CSI President, Scholar in Residence Real Estate has a famous quote: 3 key ingredients to a good real estate property: location, location, and location.  In teen psychotherapy, the 3 key ingredients are: safety, safety, and safety.  Parents become obsessed with being correct.  There is never a question about the parent […]

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The Zen of Parenting

by Frank C. Sacco, Ph.D., CSI President, Scholar in Residence Parenting is like pushing a stone up the hill.  If you take your hand off of it, especially as it gets bigger, then the stone will roll over and crush you.  That’s parenting; it is never ending, one way, and filled with ups and downs.  […]

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Countertransference: Penetration of the Therapists Psychological Skin

by Frank C. Sacco, Ph.D., CSI President, Scholar in Residence Trauma creates personality disorders and inflames addictions.  A key element to personality disorders is the level of narcissism involved and the primitive and intense nature of their psychological defenses.  These are crude and rough ways to handle daily life.  The early terrors of life experienced […]

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Martial Arts can be a useful therapeutic tool

Martial Arts can be a useful therapeutic tool

by Frank C. Sacco, Ph.D., CSI President, Scholar in Residence Martial arts is not just an activity, a sport, or even a self-defense strategy. I have used it in many different formats to impact aggression in children with destructive impulse disorders. Traditional martial arts is a philosophy that combines mental and physical training to establish […]

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