Tag Archive for: transition phases

Short Course series available online!

Thanks to Evan Cutler, the Assistant Director of the MENTOR/UMB Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring, videos of all previous speakers are now available online. They cover the last two courses–one of mentoring youth in the foster care system and one on mentoring in the digital age. Although we recommend all of them, the talk about attachment […]

Why It Is Not Always Possible To Get Closure

Dr.  Jennifer Harman (partially abridged and reposted from ScienceofRelationships.com) Attachment theorists would argue that closure occurs when we eliminate ambiguous feelings we have toward a person who we feel emotionally connected.2 … Dr. Gary Lewandowski has researched what happens to our “self” when we experience relationship loss. He found that the more we self-expand in our relationships—meaning, […]