Victoria Lorient-Faibish MEd, RP, CCC, BCPP, RPE has been a Relationship Expert, Registered Psychotherapist, Holistic Psychotherapist, Life Coach, author, and speaker for 20 years. Her work has given her a front row seat on the metamorphosis of countless people. Her first book, Find Your Self-Culture: Moving Past Depression and Anxiety to Monumental Self-Acceptance(Massenergy Press) has been described as a way out of the rabbit hole of depression and anxiety using profound self-love and awareness. Her new book Connecting: Rewire Your Relationship-Culture (Manor House Publishing) is a guide to transforming one's key relationships so that the cycle of multi generational dysfunction can be stopped in its tracks!
"This book would have made my journey shorter and easier. It will guide you through your family matrix, into dating in the modern world, how to spot relationship dysfunction from the start and finally lead you into healthy relationships and enduring marriages."
– Dini Petty. (Wrote the forward to the new book)
I think Carrie Bradshaw said it best: "Being single used to mean that nobody wanted you. Now it means you're pretty sexy and you're taking your time deciding how you want your life to be and who you w...
There is plenty of evidence showing that living in a constant state of emotional turmoil that is, in a constant state of lack of inner peace, will compromise a person's immune system as well as their mental health.
Many conflicts come from inappropriate expectations in relationships. Ask yourself if you are expecting your friends to act and be just like you. I encourage people to not expect others to be just like them because this is the road to sure and constant disappointment.
Life will often gift us with an opportunity for deeper self-knowledge through experiences that will produce pain, suffering and despair. These can be great motivators for change if we are courageous enough to actually listen to what life is saying so that we can learn from the lessons at hand.
Over the years as a therapist, I have seen folks muddle through the dating scene and it seems that many are repeating patterns that don't work. With Valentine's Day around the corner, I have developed a few guidelines to help people navigate the dating realm in a healthy and empowering way!
"Family-Holiday Culture" has a massive influence on us. We are genetically and socially programmed to seek out being a part of this culture. But what if the group or the family culture we belong to, especially at holiday time, causes us pain, worry, fear, sadness, guilt, shame, rage, and most importantly the loss of our own "Self-Culture," our authentic relaxed self?