Ignore the Words. Listen to the Emotions

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I write about peace and conflict. I have four books in print.

Discover the Power of Listening to Emotions, Not Words

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Doug Noll

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I'm many things to many people. I am a content writer, best-selling author, online trainer, and speaker. I've worked in places as diverse as maximum security prisons and the U.S. Congressional Budget Office.

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Tori Johnson

Clinical Psychotherapist

" Through your work, I am a much better person, therapist, mother, friend, wife, and all the other roles I play in life. Your book De-Escalate should be a requirement for all clinical therapist to read. I learned more from your book that all my work in grad school in reference to seeing the big picture. "

Sharon Lusk

" Thank you, thank you, thank you for teaching us about affect labeling.  My husband, a Physician, helped me with some of Liberman's articles last night. And, despite your cautions, we practiced on each other.  After being married for over 25 years, we learned things about each other! "

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