One common myth about couples’ therapy is that partners only seek it out when their marriage or long-term relationship is in serious trouble. However, some of the couples I see are simply looking for ways to break negative patterns that have developed in their marriage. One of the key ways to create more positive interactions in relationships is by working on your listening skills.
The ancient concept and practice of mindfulness has gained traction in recent years in mainstream circles. The media is taking note as researchers have shown that mindfulness practices may impact up to eight regions of the brain that control emotion, attention, memory, and more.
Periodically, I will use this space to provide an overview of the different psychotherapy theories I use in my practice. Depending on your circumstances and needs, I may suggest a specific approach, and it can be helpful to understand the “why?” behind each theory. Today, we will discuss Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Whether you have a brand-new student attending preschool or Kindergarten for the first time or teens coping with college-prep courses, back-to-school time can be full of stress.
In your marriage or long-term relationship, do you often feel like you’re repeating versions of the same argument over and over again? If so, here are some ideas to help you break old patterns to improve your relationship!
Negative thinking is one of the most common roadblocks, and many people don’t even realize just how much negativity has taken over their lives. In individual therapy, I strive to help people identify and overcome barriers that are preventing them from living their best lives.
Welcome to the first in a series of features designed to help you reflect on what you want out of your life. I invite you to join me as we explore topics from relationships to goal-setting and discuss ways to create positive change in your own life.