Three Steps to Better Communication
"In my years of working with couples, families, and their kids, I have learned that most of us have common patterns that chip away at o
Family Functioning: Connecting Through Love Languages
"Family connection can fluctuate for each member based on stressors, communication, and conflict. All families fight, but for many, it’
Effective Communication (Even in Conflict)
"By far, the number one goal most people come to therapy for is to communicate better (followed closely by decreasing conflict)... If y
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Keeping Your **** Together When Everything’s Falling Apart
"We are all born to connect and we are never done learning, never done challenging ourselves. We're just never done growing and ada
Finding Solace in Sadness
"...misery thrives on loneliness and that solitude without peace only breeds more misery."
Training the Heart to Love: Four Qualities of Mindfulness for the Intimate Relationship
We boldly choose to question and fight for something more yet are left wondering… if not LOVE, then what?
Open Mouth, Insert Foot
Let me give you an inside glimpse into the mind of a therapist. Well… mine at least. I’ll tell you now that I am by no stretch of the imagin
Stop “Shoulding” On Yourself
"...When the action you are partaking in causes an internal battle that ultimately leads to inaction, the only one who can stop it is y
Communication and Teamwork as Parenting Partners
How do you keep your sanity as a parenting couple? Communication, checking in with each other, and practicing gratitude may be valuable keys