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Understanding Grief During The Covid-19 Pandemic

Understanding Grief During The Covid-19 Pandemic

The global coronavirus pandemic has created a new reality marked by grief and loss. Weddings, concerts, meetings, travels plans, school events, and more have been canceled in the wake of the virus. It has forced us to process both individual and collective grief in the face of an uncertain future which we are powerless to control.Read More

How To Ask If Everything Is Ok When It’s Clearly Not

How To Ask If Everything Is Ok When It’s Clearly Not

In a perfect world, when you’re checking in with someone who’s struggling, you’d have your conversation together in a calm, private setting. Phones and devices would be silenced and stashed out of sight. Food and drinks tend to put people at ease, so you’d nosh on snacks or sip a beverage together, too.

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How To Have A Healthy Disagreement

How To Have A Healthy Disagreement

Not long ago, I had a triggering conversation with my partner. Yes, that happens to therapists too.  But rather than going in on him, I said, “I need time to process what I’m feeling.”Read More

How To Help Your Anxious Partner

How To Help Your Anxious Partner

Living with anxiety can be tough — your thoughts might race, you might dread tasks others find simple (like driving to work) and your worries might feel inescapable. But loving someone with anxiety can be hard too. You might feel powerless to help or overwhelmed by how your partner’s feelings affect your daily life.Read More

5 Tips For Coping With Regret

5 Tips For Coping With Regret

It’s normal to experience large and small regrets, so regret isn’t an emotion you need to be scared of. Here are some tips for coping when it happens:Read More

Things To Start Doing If You Have Social Anxiety

Things To Start Doing If You Have Social Anxiety

Social anxiety activities are those things you can do to challenge your anxiety. ​Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is estimated to affect around 12% of the population at some point in their lives. People with SAD suffer in all areas of their lives; they have trouble making friends and maintaining friendships, finding life partners, finding work and building a career, and even getting through the mundane aspects of daily life.Read More

How Trauma Affects Your Relationship

How Trauma Affects Your Relationship

You get upset. He blows up. She shuts down. The next day you can’t even remember why it bothered you so much.

We’ve all been there, even therapists (we’re no more immune than anyone else). Here’s what I tell my clients about trauma and relationships, and the ways it can impact your day-to-day interactions with each other as well as your long term relationship.Read More

Controlling Your Temper When You’re Home

Controlling Your Temper When You’re Home

This is a tough time for parents and families. With most of the country staying indoors to practice social distancing, “flatten the curve,” and decrease the spread of COVID-19, parents are finding themselves stressed out and stretched thin.Read More

How To Trust Again

How To Trust Again

Everyone has experienced pain and hurt at some point in their lives. We have all felt like our trust has been compromised, and we wonder if we will ever be able to trust again.Read More

The 4 Types of Conflict-And How To Deal With Each

The 4 Types of Conflict-And How To Deal With Each

Even if you’re the kind of person friends describe as “super chill,” someone who prides yourself on the ability to keep cool when faced with all types of conflict, everyone experiences friction now and then—and that’s not inherently bad. The key, of course, is knowing how to deal with it.Read More

How To Have A Healthy Disagreement

How To Have A Healthy Disagreement

Not long ago, I had a triggering conversation with my partner (yes, therapists are human and have triggering conversations too).  But rather than going in on him, I said, “I need time to process what I’m feeling.Read More

How To Be A Better Friend

How To Be A Better Friend

A true friend gives support without judgment, comes through in a crisis and knows just the right thing to say when it matters most. Friendships are an essential ingredient in a happy life, so it’s time to give them the care and attention they deserve. Keep reading to learn why friendships matter, how to sustain them and the simple steps you can take right now to be a better friend.Read More

Be The Change You Wish To See In Your Relationship

Be The Change You Wish To See In Your Relationship

One couple came into session wielding weapons of war. Bryant complained that when they argued, he felt “mad and insignificant” and characterized his role within the marriage as a “little kid.” His wife shared her emotional experience of the verbal combat, saying, “I feel betrayed,” quickly adding, “I feel guilty.”Read More

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