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Consortium of Relational Cultural Theory Practitioners (CRCTP)

The Consortium of Relational Cultural Theory Practitioners (CRCTP) is an international group of mental health clinicians, educators and community leaders who study, teach and advance the application of Relational Cultural Theory (RCT).  The central tenet of RCT is that people develop through and toward relationship, which occurs within and is influenced by a cultural context. …

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10 Relationship Building Tips to Approach Your Partner With a Grievance or Complaint

Marriage researcher John Gottman has found that couples who get their tough conversations off to a gentle start up have greater success resolving conflicts.   Leading with anger, using a hostile tone in opening lines, a raised voice, disapproving looks, and body language that communicates disdain or contempt is likely to trigger hurt, fear and defensiveness.  …

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Executive Anxiety

Dear Roseann I recently was promoted to a senior management position at a large bank.  While I’m very excited about this opportunity, I’ve been feeling very anxious to the point of insomnia.  I think about work all the time and have been endlessly replaying interactions with colleagues, second-guessing myself and fearing that I’ve handled things …

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