Communication is the foundation of any successful relationship, and when one partner is struggling with their mental health, it’s important to address it together. If you suspect that your partner could benefit from seeking professional help, it’s essential to approach the conversation with empathy and understanding.
One of the key benefits of marriage counseling for already healthy relationships is that it provides a safe space for couples to discuss their concerns. Sometimes, couples may have difficulty effectively communicating their needs and desires to each other.
A licensed therapist can help you and your partner develop healthier communication strategies, gain a deeper understanding of each other’s needs and emotions, and work towards a more fulfilling and productive relationship.
It’s no secret that many people go through their lives feeling unfulfilled. Often, they don’t even realize it until it’s too late. They go through the motions day after day, year after year, never stopping to question whether or not they’re truly happy.
It’s a common scenario: one partner wants to go to couples’ therapy and the other refuses. It can be a frustrating and confusing situation. So, what do you do when your partner refuses couples’ therapy? There are a few things you can do to try and convince your partner to give therapy a chance. First,
It can sometimes be unclear whether something is a healthy versus unhealthy coping mechanism for stress. For instance, is distracting oneself from a stressful and overwhelming situation an example of a healthy or unhealthy coping mechanism? In this blog, we will review some of the most notable forms of healthy and unhealthy coping mechanisms, as
We are taught that stress is a bad thing, something we must avoid at all costs. We are bombarded with messages like, “Stress causes Cancer”, “Stress impairs the immune response”, and, as a result, we are instructed to strive for a stress-free, peaceful life. The reality of stress, though, is quite different and far more
When the COVID-19 pandemic began a handful of years ago, so much of the world had to adapt quickly. One of those adaptations was the move from in-person to online platforms for a variety of careers. Therapy was one such career. My Opinion on Online/Teletherapy Personally, as an individual and couples’ therapist, who works with
For many, if not all of us, we both look forward to and dread the holidays. They are both a lovely and much-needed break from our stressful, overwhelming, and exhausting routines at work and in life in general, as well as an anxiety-inducing whirlwind of social interactions with a myriad of family members (with all
The reality is, the only people with whom we are responsible for is ourselves. Furthermore, we cannot change anyone other than ourselves.