Therapists Working With Emotionally Neglected Clients

The Story of CEN: Childhood Emotional Neglect

About 10 years into my psychology career, I noticed a curious pattern beginning to emerge among my patients. I began to realize that many, most of…

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Emotional Neglect and Emotional Deprivation are Not the Same

Most people, even mental health professionals, do not think about emotional deprivation and emotional neglect as two separate things. And I…

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The Four Greatest Psychological Discoveries of 2014

Every day of every year, scientists toil away in their efforts to understand the workings of the human mind. What makes us happy? How do our emotions…

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Man vs. Woman: The Effects of Childhood

Do boys and girls respond differently to the same childhood experiences? How do those differences play out as the boy becomes a man, and the girl…

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Attention Therapists: Sign Up to Join My CEN Referral List

Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN): A parent's failure to respond enough to the child's emotional needs. As a mental health professional, how often…

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How to Find a Therapist for Childhood Emotional Neglect

  I’ve seen several therapists in the past, and none of them  talked about CEN with me. My therapist talks about Emotional Neglect, but…

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How to Identify Childhood Emotional Neglect in Your Clients

For Mental Health Professionals As clinicians, we all know how to see and diagnose depression, anxiety, phobias, substance dependence as well as a…

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About Emotional Neglect — For Mental Health Professionals

“The Definition of Emotional Neglect:  When a parent fails to respond enough to a child’s emotional needs.”              As a…

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