Posts From: improving communication Category

Posted On: 15 Oct,2018 By:
Category: Couples, EMDR, Relationships, Uncategorized

EMDR in Couples Therapy

EMDR or eye movement desensitization and reprocessing is something that can be really helpful in couple’s therapy. It can really help us to be able to resolve our feelings about our current relationship as well as deal with past issues that may be plaguing us both. Curious how?

Posted On: 24 Jul,2016 By:
Category: Couples, Relationships

Relationship Help: Accepting Influence

Many people ask for relationship help when arguments seem to keep reaching an impasse. What can you do when you feel like both of you are locked in your positions?

Posted On: 9 Feb,2014 By:
Category: Couples, Introverts and Extroverts

Opposites Attract but can they Stay Together?

In the Beginning   Ron was initially attracted to Anna because she had her life so together. She knew what she wanted to do for a career and actively worked to achieve her career goals. She was at the top of her class and kept striving to be better. Anna aced all her assignments while […]

Posted On: 31 Oct,2012 By:
Category: Couple's Retreat

Moving past Skeletons in the Closet during a Marriage Retreat

*Veronica and Darryl came for the marriage retreat after both realized their relationship just wasn’t getting better on its own. They were committed to their relationship but couldn’t figure out how to bridge the ocean that was growing between them.

Posted On: 24 Oct,2012 By:
Category: Couple's Retreat

A Couples Retreat for Counseling Virgins

The decision *Jack had never been to counseling before. He was used to dealing with things by himself. The thought of talking to a stranger about their personal problems was so completely foreign he had a hard time imagining it let alone actually doing it.

Posted On: 29 Aug,2012 By:
Category: Couple's Retreat

Couples Retreat Help

This year has been incredibly busy with couple’s retreats. It’s work I find incredibly gratifying. Working with people who are on the brink of ending their relationships, who have been devastated by affairs, who have arguments that go badly, or who have grown apart is challenging. But it’s also really rewarding to witness people coming […]

Posted On: 23 Apr,2012 By:
Category: Couples

Project Relationship: Saving a Marriage One Self-help Book at a Time

She was planning his funeral. She thought about all the people she would invite, what her husband’s best friend would say, what food and drink she would serve, and how she would record the whole thing so that when their daughter was old enough, she could watch the video to really get to know her […]

Posted On: 16 Feb,2012 By:
Category: Couple's Retreat

Rebuilding Communication and Connection in a Couples Retreat

Lots of couples that I work with grapple with communication and connection. How do you stay feeling connected when the communication isn’t what you want it to be? How do you keep on trying when you’re feeling so discouraged?

Posted On: 14 Nov,2011 By:
Category: Couples

Rituals of Connection during the Holidays

Holiday Traditions The holidays… How do you feel about holiday traditions like Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, summer or winter vacations? How about getting together with friends or family for Sunday night dinners, planning date nights, or celebrating birthdays? Often times we take for granted that the person we love will want to experience these events […]

Posted On: 7 Feb,2011 By:
Category: Couples

The Happy Marriage: One Valentine’s Day at a Time

  Let’s face it. Valentine’s Day can put a lot of pressure on us—if we’re not in a relationship, if our relationship isn’t going well, if we don’t have much money, or if we want to make the day really special. How can we celebrate it with meaning to strengthen the relationships we have?