Communication'

Dealing with reduced sexual desire in couples

Dealing with reduced sexual desire in couples

One essential bonding element between couples is their initial mutual physical attraction to one another. The uniqueness of their matched draw signifies to many pairs that they have been intended to be coupled and that their [...]

Embracing Sadness as Part of Healing

Embracing Sadness as Part of Healing

We live in a culture that considers individuals’ happiness, satisfaction, joy, elation and delight as signs of health and wellbeing. Though these emotions are desirable states that are sought by all, they certainly are not applicable [...]

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 [...]

Father’s Day, one of our universal, secular holidays is intended to have individuals of all ages formally celebrate their father’s contributions in raising, loving, supporting, teaching and helping mold them into the great beings they have [...]

How to manage ruminating thoughts

How to manage ruminating thoughts

When people feel regret, sadness, loss or disappointment about events in their lives, some review their prior actions to determine their contribution or lack thereof in causing the above emotions. Though self-evaluation is a valuable undertaking, [...]

Managing Elders’ Anxiety

Managing Elders’ Anxiety

If you are an adult with aging parents or grandparents, sixty-five years or older, you are aware of the challenges that age may pose. Though many seniors today are still very active, dynamic, mentally fit and [...]

The Impact of Optimism and Pessimism in Life

The Impact of Optimism and Pessimism in Life

One’s reaction and sustained attitude about life events is often labeled as either optimistic, neutral, or pessimistic. Optimists project a positive outcome even in face of difficult situations, while pessimists presume negative outcomes even in neutral [...]

Improve Your Communication With Your Beloved

Improve Your Communication With Your Beloved

Many couples come to therapy to improve their communication difficulties. They state that they are able to converse, but do not feel heard, understood, supported, encouraged, or empathized with by their mate often enough. To this [...]