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How writing can have positive impact in our lives “We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.”- Anais Nin
It seems that in our days the intimate long-term relationships acquire a special and perhaps exaggerated  value, often resulting in a model of a “super-relationship” that if one fails to achieve feels failure and inadequacy. However, is this kind of relationship truly “the best”? Maybe this overvaluation connects with other psychological phenomena? ________________
In recent years bullying is a phenomenon that serious consequences in the school communities. The significance of this phenomenon in children is quite serious both physically and psychologically (Pernille, Holstein, Lynch, Diderichsen, Gabhain, Scheidt, & Currie, 2005; Sansone & Sansone, 2008). In addition it could have serious impact on school performance of affected students.
What is family mediation? Family Mediation is the alternative, out-of-court way of resolving family disputes, which is now possible also in Greece, following the introduction of mediation by means of Law Nr. 3898/2010. Family Mediation is a process in which the parties to the dispute take part voluntarily, in order to resolve their personal and financial differences and to reach a viable solution, with the help and contribution of a third, neutral, party, the mediator.   It is suitable for:
A small journey. Therapeutic hypnosis history is literally lost in the beginnings of time. It is registered in different areas all over the world: references of hypnosis are found in Hebrew scrolls, in texts in India and ancient Egypt along with the ancient Greece. Especially in Greece, in the holy temples of Asclepius (Asklipeia) but also in other therapeutic temples, the pilgrims experienced the “egkoimis”: a therapeutic sleep, during which, a lucid apocalyptic dream offered information about the appropriate course of therapy.
Over the years I have sustained an interest in client voices and the importance of the expertise they bring to therapy (Anderson & Goolishian, 1992). This interest came from my clinical experiences and in what I refer to as a collection of assumptions related to social construction theory and postmodern philosophy. Clinically, I was curious about clients’ experiences and descriptions of successful and unsuccessful therapy: the process of the therapy and the relationship with the therapist (Anderson, 1997).
I read many books regarding how parents can raise and behave to their children, but this book caught my attention, because it differentiates between punishment and discipline and especially because it is based on the attachment theory. All parents love their children and want the best for them, but while trying to set boundaries and eliminate unwanted behaviors, being exhausted form everyday life, make mistakes and miss the appropriate way to say things.
An interview of Theodore Kyriakos,  by Sianna Sherman  1) How do you define shadow work?
Era Moulaki (E.M.) On the occasion of the publication of your latest book entitled ‘’COMPANIONSHIP and SEPARATION‘’ (from Armos publications), I would like to ask you: How did you decide to write about these two emotional “concepts”? In addition, how has the fact that you are a psychotherapist affected your writing?

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