Blog Articles | Los Angeles Psychotherapist Dr. Bill Cloke - Part 13

April 21, 2022

When Do We Know That It’s Over?

Relationships start out with such promise. Everything seems so perfect. The way they look, speak, smile and the newness of it all is so sweet. Then over time the power of the beginning attraction begins to fade like the sun setting on…
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June 15, 2022

How to Deal With Difficult People

"You must change how you react to people before you can change how you interact with them," says Rick Kirschner, N.D., coauthor of Dealing with People You Can't Stand. "To subdue the enemy without fighting is the highest skill."-- Gichin…
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July 16, 2022

Man In The Mirror: How Empathy Creates Insight

Jack took on the job as managing partner for his law firm in Brentwood, California. He formed a Limited Liability Company with his partners because his landlord was jacking up the rents and he wanted to save money on rent.…
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August 24, 2022

Old Age Only Happens to Other People

“Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.” – Mark Twain“Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.” –James Thurber“Old age and the passage of time teach all things." –Sophocles The anthem…
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October 26, 2022

Rebuild Trust in a Relationship After It’s Broken

“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” — Friedrich Nietzsche Laurie and Frank were high school sweethearts. They married young because Laurie became pregnant and, being Catholic, any other…
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December 15, 2022

Boo Hoo, I Got Ghosted

One day I’m in my office doing my thing waiting for a patient to call or come in. After about ten minutes I checked in. Are we on for today? Text comes back, “Oh sorry I got caught up, will…
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