December 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
  • Board Certified 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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During this bright and beautiful Christmas season let us never forget the ongoing emotional slaughter that prevents the seeds of promise and redemption in every abused boy and girl from blossoming into a bright and beautiful tomorrow. And let us remember that for every one of these wounded, childlike spirits whose presence graces our globe with unimaginable human fragility and hope, a star in the heavens dims with sadness for the spectacular lives that might have flowered and flourished had their vast potential not been suffocated and snuffed out by the soul-wrecking onslaught of unrestrained neglect, abuse, and relationship trauma.

And let us honor the courage of the grown-ups raising these beleaguered children who also have a wounded child within themselves that never received the love, respect, care and safety necessary to nurture their own personal growth and allow them to develop into the whole, complete, and loving caregivers that they now aspire to become. As these courageous caretakers struggle to heal themselves and provide a safe place for their children to heal, may we pray throughout the Christmas season and beyond, that every fractured, fragmented, innocent child, frozen in pain and confusion, as well as their emotionally devastated parents, will one day be showered with unconditional love and compassion and ultimately receive the glittering gifts of recovery that they all so richly deserve.

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Eleven seminarsStopping Verbal Abuse in It's Tracks

Sarah is watching TV with her husband Erik. A commercial for a fast food company comes on and she picks up the remote and mutes it.

"Hey!" Erik yells. "Why the hell did you do that! I was watching it!"

"Oh, sorry," Sarah says, turning the sound back on.

"Well, it's too late now!" he rages. "I missed it. You know that I’ve been wanting a hamburger all day."

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Top 10 Barriers to Connections

When people come to us with a problem, it's easy to lapse into behaviors that--although usually well-meaning--serve to block us from hearing the other person’s experience. We'd be better off following the words of this inside-out saying: "Don't just do something; stand there"...and try not to:

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Today's Quote
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson


2009 Events

Tuesday, January 20
The Meadows Dallas Area Free Lecture Series Presents: Recovering From Your Traumatic Childhood: Breaking The Cycle Of Pain
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Cochran Chapel Union Methodist Church, Meaders Hall, 9027 Midway Road at Northwest Highway, Dallas, Texas 75209
Cost: Free
Credit: Continuing Education Credits offered: 1.5 hours
Information: For more information contact Betty Ewing Dicken at 972-612-7443

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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