What are the premises underlying Dr. Rand's services? An intimate relationship with God is first and foremost. The matters of safety, stability, and prosperity are what every family member deserves. In addition, “knowledge about one’s self AND one's family is power.” Finally, communication problems in the family create unnecessary conflict and dis-ease. Arguments ensue when people say things they do not mean, make assumptions that are incorrect, and fail to listen with open ears. As a result of these problems, some people get angry and stay angry long after the problem has vanished or been resolved. The problem then becomes the way lingering anger influences future interactions, future relationships, and future generations.

Many people are looking for constructive ways to handle their anger and other emotions in the moment in order to communicate more effectively. They are looking for practices that fit well with their faith-based values and belief systems. Dr. Rand equips families with strategies they can use in a proactive way when they find themselves experiencing overwhelming feelings. We show families how the words we use influence our attitudes, feelings, and behaviors; how to gracefully accept responsibility for one’s own mistakes; and how to reduce power struggles within and among the generations.

As Dr. Albert Einstein has said, “It is impossible to get out of a problem by using the same kind of thinking that it took to get into it.” We capitalize on family members’ spiritual beliefs and their experience of themselves to re-think their problems as opportunities, discover new solutions, and make positive lasting change consistent with the Word of God.© 

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