Posts by Ronald Frederick

Ronald Frederick, Ph.D is co-founder of theCenter for Courageous Living in Beverly Hills, author of the award-winning book Loving Like You Mean It (Jossey-Bass), and a Founder and Senior Faculty Member of the Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy Institute. A long-time believer in the power of therapy to transform lives, he has been providing innovative, experiential therapy to individuals and couples for over twenty years. You can find out more about him at cfcliving.com.

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How to Re-wire Your Brain for Better Relationships

“For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke

I was eight years old when my father and I somehow ended up in a heated, verbal struggle. I don’t remember what we were fighting about, but I remember that he was yelling at me.

I already knew by then that my father didn’t deal well with anger. It wasn’t uncommon for him to explode into fits of rage. I don’t …