When we carry old resentments and unfinished business from our family of origin, it often haunts us in our current relationships. Here is a link to Mona Fishbane’s blog on the subject, published by goodtherapy.org:
Mona DeKoven Fishbane, PhD : Bio
Mona Fishbane, Ph.D. is Director of Couple Therapy Training at the Chicago Center for Family Health and a clinical psychologist in private practice. She is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor, a member of the Advisory Board for the journal Family Process, and a long-term member of the American Family Therapy Academy, where she has served on the Board. Mona lectures nationally and internationally, and has published numerous articles on couple therapy and neurobiology as well as on intergenerational relationships. Mona’s book, Loving with the Brain in Mind: Neurobiology & Couple Therapy (2013), is part of the Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology. Mona’s website: www.monafishbane.com
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