February 2010
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 Professional 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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A Note from Mark Felber

Where love rules, there is no will to power; and when power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
~ Carl Jung

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Eleven seminarsLiving a Guilt-Free Life

Guilt is handed on, person to person, as surely as the baton in a relay race. Each generation receives it and passes it on to the next. Parents, teachers, spouses, businesses, governments, and religions have used it, consciously or not, for behavior modification or punishment. It is such a part of the fabric of our culture that we don't question its validity.

What is Guilt?
"Guilt is the source of sorrow, the avenging fiend...with whips and stings," wrote the 17th century dramatist, Nicholas Rowe. Rowe's words are hardly over-dramatized. Guilt is like a ball and chain that weighs us down and keeps us from being who we are.

Guilt is a secondary emotion. That means it's a feeling that stems from other thoughts or feelings. Guilt comes from thinking that you have done, or want to do, something wrong. These thoughts of guilt infect and suppress your real feelings, such as anger, grief, desire, or happiness.

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Top 10 Things to Say to Yourself

Often the things we say to ourselves we wouldn't even think of saying to another person. We blame, shame, call names of the meanest sort, nag, belittle and bully ourselves through self-talk.

What if, instead, we were more gentle with ourselves, asked ourselves questions and listened to the responses. What if we treated ourselves as we treat a best friend, someone we love dearly. Here's a Top Ten list of loving things to say to yourself.

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