http://thebestadviceyourmotherneverga... Author, psychotherapist, researcher and international speaker Cathy Lumsden has counselled over 100,000 adults, families, teens and children. She has also worked with students at the Ottawa-Carleton School Board and patients at the Royal Ottawa Hospital. Cathy was also the Director of Training at the Mind/Body Connection. The Best Advice Your Mother Never Gave You, she was unable to give because she did not know it. We do not know, what we do not know, so we do what we know. We learn about relationships from our mothers, fathers, teachers, coaches and society. These beliefs and behaviors that we learn influence our relationships. Are these beliefs helping or hindering your relationships? One question to ask yourself is: Are my relationships working the way I need or desire?