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 […]

Healing America: What Can Be Done?

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. and Don Saposnek, PhD Now that the election is over, many people are asking for our opinion of what should be done to avoid future “high-conflict” elections, since we wrote about this problem in our book, Splitting America. Now is the time to prevent such hostility from occurring […]

Where are the Collaborative Politicians?

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. and Don Saposnek PhD Today’s politicians have been forced to polarize; they must see themselves as being (or having to be) viewed as “all-good,” while their opponents have to be viewed as “all-bad.” The recent presidential debates seem to have strengthened this perception. But this problem isn’t just […]