August 2008
Human Connections Counseling Services Newsletter from Psychotherapist Mark Felber, M.S.

Mark Felber, M.S.
Human Connections
Counseling Services

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Mark Felber specializes in couples/marriage counseling and addictive behaviors. He also works with individuals who are experiencing grief, anger, and unresolved trauma issues. Other issues that often affect individuals such as drug abuse and codependency are also addressed in therapy.

Mr. Felber brings empathy and years of training in therapeutic techniques to his practice. His therapy sessions facilitate personal growth, heal childhood wounds, and address present difficulties.

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
  • Board Certified Practitioner of Psychodrama,
    Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy
  • Voice Dialogue Facilitator
  • Relapse Prevention Therapist
  • Certified Solution-Focused Therapist
  • Certified Imago Relationship Therapist
  • Level II Advanced EMDR Trauma Resolution Facilitator
  • Level II Advanced Grief Counseling Facilitator
  • Level II Certified Experiential Therapist
  • Certified Anger Resolution Therapist
  • Certified Associate of Logotherapy

Contact Mark today for a complimentary session to explore your issues.

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Hello everyone. Through the gift of therapy, it is always my sincere hope that my clients become aware of their emotional blind spots, learn where many of their pitfalls are, and with their newfound awareness, find a different path that leads to self-accepatnce, inner peace, and a sacred valuing of their significant others.

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Eleven seminarsWhy Therapy? Exploring the Strengths of Seeking Help
Long before there were therapists, there were family members. Grandpa and Aunt Jane listened, or gave us advice, or sometimes just told us to buck up. If family couldn't help, there were friends or a clergy member. But most likely, we were also warned not to broadcast our troubles, and many people suffered their mental problems silently.

Times change, and so has society's acceptance of seeking help. The old stigma of being seen as weak or incapable is largely gone, helped by many well-known writers, actors and politicians being open about their struggles with, and treatments for, everything from depression to chronic shoplifting. Going to a therapist is now seen as a positive step in most people’s lives. Read full story here.

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Top 10 Actions of True Intimacy
The poet Rilke once advised a friend that a good marriage does not create "a quick community of spirit by tearing down and destroying all boundaries," but rather appoints the other "guardian of his solitude." Rilke's comments, applicable to all committed partnerships, point to the mutual respect and clear-eyed seeing that form the basis for genuine intimacy. Here are 10 ways to deepen your intimacy.

1. Bring up difficult subjects.

2. Listen with openness to feedback. Go to full story.

Today's Quote
"Hope is a waking dream."
~Aristotle (384 BC–322 BC)

Seminars, Classes, and Community Service Presentations

Grieving Life's Losses: Developing the Courage to Mourn
When: Friday, August 8, 2008

Time: 3:00 - 4:30pm
Location: Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
4525 Lemmon Avenue, Suite 300/Dallas, Texas 75219
Cost: Sponsored by the Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Register: Space is limited. Please RSVP to Paula at 214-522-4999 ext. 236
Credit: 1.5 Hour Free CEU.

Looking for an enlightening speaker? Mark Felber offers presentations on a variety of topics for your community or religious group's meetings. Find out how.

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