Learn to accept responsibility, to stop using blame as a scapegoat, lower your defenses, and begin to realize the starring role you play in your life.
Wellness Blog | Premarital Counseling
Words. We all use them. We all listen to them. We all communicate with them. They're helpful. They’re useful. They're beneficial. But yet, they can wound, destroy, and wreck our lives. Do you think about the words you use? Do you know the words you love to hear? Do...
Many people are having mental health challenges due to Covid and all that has transpired since 2020. Even if you’re not struggling with diagnosable mental health concerns, you may be experiencing increased irritability and moodiness.
Marriages have rough patches, stressful transitions, and unexpected tragedies. It’s normal and healthy to realize that you need help. Here are a few tips for finding a good marriage counselor.
To understand the difference between happy and unhappy couples, John Gottman, a leader in couples research and therapy, began doing longitudinal studies of couples in the 1970s. From his research, he and his team developed a term called the 5-to-1 magic ratio.
Making the choice to go to couples counseling is a big step. Additionally, if you aren’t familiar with what therapy is all about, it can feel mysterious and confusing.
Healthy communication leads to a healthy connection with others. Likewise, unhealthy communication leads to an unhealthy connection.
It’s a frightening, uncertain time in our world. Everyone has been effected in big and small ways since the coronavirus wreaked havoc in our country. As a couples counselor (and a married person myself), I’m thinking of all the couples out there now spending endless hours with one another, with nowhere to go, under the same roof. For many, it’s a recipe for disaster.