Being the best partner'

Marital satisfaction is up to you!

Marital satisfaction is up to you!

Some pairs who come to couple therapy to improve their relationship present a defensive stance in which they depict themselves as loving, reasonable and compromising while describing their mate as faltering in these criteria, less than [...]

We Need to Matter, not Shatter

We Need to Matter, not Shatter

Physical health requires good nutrition, sunshine and exercise, good relationships, satisfying employment and ongoing validation from those who matter to us. When people are asked, “What makes you happy?” they often respond by identifying an activity [...]

Acceptance is the Core of Harmonious Relationships

Acceptance is the Core of Harmonious Relationships

Many couples who come for therapy to improve their relationship subsequent to frequent fights, arguments and mutual frustrations wish that the therapist will side with their individual view and guide their mate in becoming more agreeable [...]

Reduce Your Holiday Stress

Reduce Your Holiday Stress

Holidays are delightful times of celebration, family gatherings with loved ones, sharing great food and relishing the companionship of family and friends. For many, it is the “season to be jolly” and re-connect with those about [...]

Respect your partner’s primacy in your life

Respect your partner’s primacy in your life

When couples in distress come to therapy, some present their ongoing uncertainty about being loved, respected, honored or even about their ability to sustain the interest of the mate. This stance of dubious significance collides with [...]

The Fear of Aging

The Fear of Aging

We live in a culture that holds beauty, youthfulness, active and successful lifestyle as the epitome of health, vitality and admiration. With age, most people notice a decline in energy level, physical agility as well as [...]

Feel Overtasked? Change Your Inner Dialogue

Feel Overtasked? Change Your Inner Dialogue

Most adults lead hectic, structured and demanding lives. Much of the stress is created by ordinary challenges associated with our daily routine, family needs, obligations to our work, accommodating others’ expectations and our inner hastening and [...]

The Importance of Communication Skills

The Importance of Communication Skills

What we say is important but how we say it defines our motives, conviction and intent which determines the efficacy of our delivery and its impact on others. The successful expression of our thoughts, feelings and [...]