Patience Under Pressure Gets Noticed

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Patience can be challenging, especially under pressure. When people are observed showing this skill and habit of exhibiting poise and making sound decisions behaviorally, it gets noticed and communicates about them…   Read the full article here.

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What Is Socratic Questioning?

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What Is Socratic Questioning? Clinical and forensic psychologist Dr. Leslie Dobson tells us that Socratic questioning is a communication style that allows a person to stimulate another person’s thinking through open-ended questions. Read the full article here.

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12 Anxiety Relief Products From TikTok That’ll Help You Shake It Off

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“Anxiety is often defined as excessive worry, but there is a lot more to the emotion. Anxiety can present itself as fatigue, irritability, restlessness, sadness, and an inability to concentrate. Anxiety can range from very mild to severe,” says clinical and forensic psychologist Dr. Leslie Dobson, M.S., M.A., Psy.D. Read the article containing excellent suggestions…

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The Benefits Of Using A Family Approach For Treating Schizophrenia

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Enduring a mental health disorder is terrifying, and schizophrenia and often referred to as a life of horror, questioning your surroundings and people. It is easy to judge individuals who are struggling with schizophrenia, but be kind. Read the full article on Dr. Leslie Dobson is a clinical and forensic psychologist in California. She…

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What Are Interpersonal Skills? Here’s what interpersonal skills are, why they matter and how you can develop them.

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How to Improve Interpersonal Skills Get to Know Yourself To start, it’s important to understand your own natural behaviors when interacting with others. Are you more chatty and extroverted? Or do you struggle with attention, deflecting the conversation while mentally mapping out an escape plan? Psychologist Leslie Dobson, who specializes in mental health in both…

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Therapist Interview: Leslie Dobson by: Andrew Hauptmann

Hello everyone. Meet Leslie. She is not only a clinical and forensic psychologist but an expert in civil ligation. At first, she was interested in becoming a veterinarian. But this quickly changed once she began her college psychology courses. She decided halfway through her undergrad to travel across the world for an exchange student program.…

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10 Red Flags You’re Dating a Gaslighter, Therapists Say

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“Gaslighting is when you feel something very true, and another person has the ability to talk about that thing and make you question the truthfulness, even if you have physical evidence.” She adds that these individuals are often charismatic, confident, and assertive—all of which can make you feel more vulnerable, small, and unsure of your…

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Thriving As An Introvert: Dr Leslie Dobson On How Introverts Can Thrive & Succeed In A Society That Seems To Favor Extroverts

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Confidence and power. I believe that in the years of working with people, some of the most confident people I have known have been introverted. They are making decisions in life from thoughtful and meaningful places in which they have taken time to analyze and put into place. Confidence is quiet. Insecurities are loud. When…

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