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Love Is Not Enough: Changing Dysfunctional Family Habits

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Love is Not Enough explains seven destructive habits and provides suitable antidotes for each practice thereby enabling of the full expression of the love you truly wanted to give, what your family wants to receive, and what they deserve. Until you unlearn dysfunctional habit, love will never be enough.

Most clients seeking therapy – especially marriage counseling – know their love is not working. They have a great desire to love and a need to be loved, but their best expression often comes out sideways. When love does not flow, your clients are lonely and frustrated when they walk in your office asking for help. This book addresses why this happens and provides clear lessons, thoughtful questions, gentle suggestions, and how they can improve.

This course is based on the book, Love Is Not Enough: Changing Dysfunctional Family Habits created by David W. Earle, LPC

Publication Date:

April, 2014

Course Material Author

David W. Earle, LPC

David W. Earle, LPC combines his counseling skills with his twenty-plus-years of executive management experience into a powerful matrix called Business Coaching. Using this technique, Earle assist leaders to increase their leadership effectiveness through people skills. He is also a teacher, trainer, author, counselor, and alternative dispute professional.

Earle earned a Master’s of Science in Counseling from Texas A&M and has held executive management positions in various fields including in-dustrial construction, private investment banking, and corporate trouble shooting. He is now the president of the Earle Company, an organization dedicated to change.

Course Creator

Tyler Gibson

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially counselors and social workers who seek knowledge about dysfunctional habits in families. It is appropriate for an introductory level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Help clients learn a different way of loving that does not involve destructive patterns from their family of origin.

  2. Provide a guide as your client works through their barriers to successful loving.

  3. Demonstrate the various family roles often experienced in dysfunctional families.

  4. Explain the seven love-limiting habits.

  5. Discuss the roles children play in their family of origin cause problems as adults and how it is true for most families.

  6. Demonstrate how to overcome the love-limiting habits

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Love is Not Enough

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