Find a Therapist at NetworkTherapy.com


Find a Therapist or Treatment Center

Highlights
   for Consumers
Find a Local Therapist
Find a Telehealth Therapist
Find a Treatment Center
About Therapy
Research a Condition
Research a Medication
Support Groups
National Hotlines
Featured Articles
What's New

   for Providers
List Your Practice
List Your Treatment Center
Publish an Article
My Account
Webmail

Therapist Profile

» Provider Directory » Find a Therapist » Arizona » Scottsdale Therapists » Therapist Profile

 

Jef Gazley, MS, LMFT

Codependence - Codependency

Codependency is focusing so much on another person's needs and problems that we forget to take care of our own well being and emotional health. The inability to say "no" when "no" is warranted, and often putting the thoughts, feelings, and needs of others before your own are red flags of codependency. If you are suffering from codependence, e-counseling can help. E-counseling is an affordable, capable treatment option for codependent issues. E-counseling is a private and anonymous alternative to traditional therapy. Characteristics of codependency:
  1. Most often putting the thoughts, feelings, and needs of others first ~ before your own.
  2. Feeling that you give more in relationships than you get back.
  3. Finding that your caring and loving feelings are turning to resentment because of feeling you are giving too much and are being unappreciated.
  4. An inability to say "no" when "no" is warranted.
  5. Feelings of substantial insecurity in relationships where there is little to no reason to feel like the relationship is in danger of ending.
  6. Experiencing rejection sensitivity. This is the irrational belief that others are negative towards us. No one enjoys being rejected, but people suffering from co-dependence are unduly hurt by other peoples slights. They also often see rejection when it isn't there.
  7. Feeling like the relationship "is out of control" or that you are "out of control."
  8. Feeling that you won't be OK unless the other person is in your life. People suffering from co-dependence have tremendously strong abandonment fears.
  9. An inability to set proper boundaries in relationships. Boundaries are where one person ends off and where one person begins. Boundaries are basically respect and good manners.
  10. The inability to feel validated in the relationship regardless of how often they are validated.
  11. Unhealthy tolerance of verbal, sexual, or physical abuse. A co-dependent person tends to view abuse as normal or the best that can be expected.
  12. The inability to leave the relationship under any circumstance even when most of the good feelings have left and even if severe abuse is present.
  13. Chronically engaging in behavior that is self-defeating in subtle and non-subtle ways.

Jef Gazley, M.S., LMFT, DCC

2003 AskTheInternetTherapist.com

www.asktheinternettherapist.com/ecounseling_co-dependency.asp

www.asktheinternettherapist.com/codependence_DVD.asp


Jef Gazley, MS, LMFT, Scottsdale

 Practice Locations
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

 Helpful Links
View Full Therapist Profile
Contact This Therapist
View Map of Location
E-mail This Profile to a Friend
Printer-Friendly Version
License Verification
Credential Abbreviations

Attention Deficit Disorder
ADD-care a Natural Alternative
Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity ADD/ADHD

Energy Psychology
EMDR Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
Neuro Emotional Technique or NET
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder/PTSD
Tru Brain Trauma Therapy

Relationships
Addictive Love
Healthy Love

Substance Abuse
Chemical Dependence and Alcoholism
Codependence - Codependency

Return to Scottsdale Therapists   •   New Therapist Search

Last Modified: 10/21/2019  


Home  |  Provider Directory  |  Mental Health Library  |  Resource Center  |  For Providers
Find a Therapist  |  Find a Treatment Center  |  List Your Practice  |  List Your Treatment Center
About Us  |  Contact Us  |  User Agreement  |  Privacy Policy  |  Site Map
The information provided on this site is for educational or informational purposes only and should not be treated as medical or behavioral health care advice. The information is not intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment or as a substitute for consultation with a qualified health care provider. Please consult your health care provider if you have any questions or concerns about your health.
Copyright © 2000-2020 NetworkTherapy.com, Inc. All rights reserved.
Welcome Guestbook What's New Site Map Find a Therapist Find a Treatment Center About Therapy Frequently Asked Questions Disorders & Conditions Medications Treatment Approaches Featured Articles News Archive Mental Health Dictionary Support Groups National Hotlines Web Directory Mental Health Books Related Web Sites For Providers Provider Login Back to Top of Profile of Jef Gazley, MS, LMFT