Dr. Lisa Kaplin - YourTango Expert Partner, Divorce Coach, Family Coach, Life Coach, Personal Development Coach, Psychologist, Speaker/Presenter - Chicago, IL
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Dr. Lisa Kaplin (CPC,ELI-MP,MS,PsyD)

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Marriage & Mental Illness: Removing The Stigma

Mental illness is a powerful force in relationships; often a negative one. When one partner in a marriage or relationship is suffering from a mental illness, the whole family — particularly the other partner — struggles as well. Yet mental illness is often treated by families in ways that are very ...

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3 Diana Nyad Inspired Ways To Live Your Dream

On Labor Day 64-year-old Diana Nyad completed one of the most intense athletic feats in history.  Nyad swam a mere 110 miles from Cuba to Key West without a shark tank and with an indomitable spirit to achieve her life long dream.  She had attempted this feat four previous times and failed to reach the ...

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Miley Cyrus Isn't A Role Model For Your Kids: That's Your Job

I'm sure by now youve either seen or heard about the performance by Miley Cyrus on the VMAs. Let me start by saying that I didn't like it at all. It showed little creativity and far less talent by her or ...

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Good-Intentioned Parenting Gone Bad: Why 'Perfect' Isn't The Goal

My entry into motherhood was an unusual one in that not long after I had my first child, I started a psychological internship at an adolescent section of the mental health unit of a local hospital. The adolescents that I worked with probably ...

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The Path To Dancing In The Rain

My kids have always liked to run and play in the rain. I thought it was kind of cute, but I always stayed in the house watching them enjoy themselves. A couple of years ago, I realized that I'd been living small, sad and nowhere near my ...

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Dr. Lisa Kaplin

Quick Stats

Credentials:

CPC, ELI-MP, MS, PsyD

Time in Practice:

6-10 years

I practice in:

All areas, please inquire

Additional Expertise:

Divorce Coach

Family Coach

Life Coach

Personal Development Coach

Psychologist

Speaker/Presenter

I offer my services:

At my office

Telephone

Via Skype

Via a webcam

I am fluent in:

English

Articles by Dr. Lisa Kaplin
Marriage & Mental Illness: Removing The Stigma

Marriage & Mental Illness: Removing The Stigma

Families rarely keep cancer diagnoses secret. So why should mental illness be any different?

Solution

3 Diana Nyad Inspired Ways To Live Your Dream

Diana Nyad just swam 110 miles in shark and jellyfish filled waters. What's holding you back?

Celebrity Sex Scandal: Miley Cyrus VMA Performance

Miley Cyrus Isn't A Role Model For Your Kids: That's Your Job

If you're harshly criticizing Miley Cyrus and her behavior, take a look at your own shortcomings.

Parenting Advice for Helicopter Parents

Good-Intentioned Parenting Gone Bad: Why 'Perfect' Isn't The Goal

We strive to be perfect parents, but are our actions really best for our children?

Bliss

The Path To Dancing In The Rain

Here are three changes that you can make to live a happier life!

Dr. Lisa Kaplin

All Specialties

Anxiety Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Business Management, Career, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Divorce Rehabilitation, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Empowering Women, Emptiness, Engagement, Financial Stress, Forgiveness, Health/Wellness, Identity Issues, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, Life Management, Life Transitions, Marriage, Midlife Crisis, Parenting, Self-Esteem, Spiritual, Stress Management, Trust Issues, Weightloss/ Management, Wellness, Worry