When some couples begin the therapy process, they want me to spare them the time, money, and agony of opening up their relationship for examination. If I would just tell them if it will be “worth the effort” then they could decide if they want to engage. They are scared,
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Couple therapy is really really hard. Some couples might even call it excruciating at times. Why? Because it means taking the riskiest of risks, opening yourself up to find out the answers to some of these difficult questions: Am I truly loveable? Do I really count and matter to you?
My approach to psychotherapy is grounded in my belief that we are all doing the best we can at any given moment. But when our best at a given time falls below our self-expectations, we can be left feeling confused, sad, afraid, angry and ashamed. My curiosity lies in determining
Couples therapy is a step towards improving your relationship and your life. A healthy relationship, in which each partner feels loved, understood and supported, is intimately tied to one’s overall life satisfaction. The converse is true as well: an unhappy relationship can impact all areas of one’s life. It adds
Collaborating with organizations and groups is a passion of mine. I have conducted presentations and workshops for mental health professionals, non-profit organizations, groups re-entering the workforce, allied health professionals, teachers, and trainees. Topics have included: Promoting resilience after trauma The impact of trauma on youth Money and psychotherapy: helping clinicians
I first saw this YouTube Clip of the Still Face Experiment when I attended the Emotionally Focused Therapy Summit in NYC in 2013: I couldn’t get it out of my mind. I ended up watching it maybe 15 times and sharing it with friends and colleagues. In the clip a