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Individual Counseling
December 13, 2019

One Easy Trick to Guarantee You Survive the Holidays with Your Crazy Family.

How Verbal Aikido Can Keep you Safe - Even with the Most Toxic Parents. During the Holidays there are some people who go home and feel loved up, complemented, heard and appreciated. Their parents are open and loving. And then there is the other end of the spectrum where individuals go home and end up…
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Couples CounselingPremarital Counseling
December 3, 2019

What 3 Words Describe a Perfect Marriage.

What three words would you use to describe a perfect couple? This is an assignment that I give to all of  my premarital clients. I let them use adjectives, nouns or even verbs. They can use any word except the word “not” – it must be a thing and not the absence of something. Take…
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Couple at a table at night
Couples CounselingCouples Counseling After A Move
July 4, 2019

Bringing Back Curiosity. How One Small Shift can Change Everything in your Marriage.

Human beings like routine. We like to be able to predict what is going to happen next; it allows us to know that we will be safe. We like to go to the same coffee place each morning; we like to buy the same brands we are used to; we get annoyed by the same…
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Individual CounselingUncategorized
December 14, 2018

A Guide to Managing Stress During Political Holidays. (The Quick Answer is to Turn Your Phone Off).

There are so many incendiary topics swirling in the popular media right now. We seem to be inundated at an unprecedented speed with emotional events and topics: Me Too, gun violence, mental health, politics, stock market, Him Too, immigration, pronouns, “Baby It’s Cold Outside” - just to name a few. Is your blood pressure up…
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Couples CounselingCouples Counseling After A Move
July 3, 2018

The Power of Words – What are the Secrets in Your Marriage?

Most marriages have secrets. What would happen if you found the courage to speak the blunt truth to you partner. What might change? In my almost 20 years of work with couples I have seen how powerful truth-telling can be. Find out more about what can happen when you uncover the secrets.
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Couple by a fire
Couples CounselingPremarital Counseling
June 21, 2018

Is it Your Anniversary? I Know What you are Fighting About

After 18 years as a relationship counselor I find that I can predict why couples are coming to see me just by asking the age of their marriage. There seems to be some commonality to the conflict within all marriages at specific milestones. Perhaps it has to do with the different “work” we are called…
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Couples CounselingCouples Counseling After A MovePremarital Counseling
June 12, 2018

When is the Right Time to Start Marital Counseling? Is it Too Late to Save My Marriage?

Is there a “right” time to begin couples counseling? Is there a window of opportunity in which a perfect intervention will easily fix rifts in your relationship? If you miss this window is everything hopeless? Is it better to see a counselor at the first sign of an impasse or should you wait unit a…
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Couples Counseling
May 23, 2018

A Marital Midlife Crisis – Do We All Hate Our Husbands?

Is it possible that marriages or relationships go through a midlife crisis? Is it contagious or just a coincidence that everyone of a certain age seems to be going through this? The more I talk about this idea the more it seems to be a trend. Find out how to move through the crisis with…
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wedding flower
Premarital Counseling
May 2, 2018

Feeling Anxious about Your Wedding? Wedding Jitters Explained by a Couples Counselor.

Are you feeling anxious about your upcoming wedding? Sick to your stomach? Having bad dreams? Does the sight of the dress fill you with dread? Feeling like you may have made a mistake saying yes - or proposing?
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