7 Tips for Dealing with Difficult People During this Crisis

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7 Tips for Dealing with Difficult People During This Crisis ©2020 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq How are you doing during this homebound coronavirus crisis? We hope you’re managing okay, staying healthy and washing your hands a lot. This article is about the reality that even during a crisis we still have to deal with some […]

Understanding Polarization in Families, Groups, and Nations

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Understanding Polarization in Families, Groups, and Nations   ©2020 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. There is much talk today about polarization. Ironically, few people put together the fact that the same process is driving three seemingly unrelated problems. By understanding what is really going on, we should be able to significantly reduce this polarization in our […]

HCPs and Violence

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©2019 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Recent news of mass shootings has made everyone more anxious and fearful that it could, in fact, “happen here.” The search is on for causes and solutions to this increasing problem. I have been asked to explain whether our understanding of HCPs (people with high-conflict personalities) can shed any light […]