Yearly Archives: 2017


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Marriage Stress and Inflammation in Your Body

By | July 12th, 2017|couples therapy, stress|

Marriage Stress and Inflammation In the Body Stress in her marriage was a regular burden for twenty-nine-year old homemaker Lexi. Arguing with Finn, her thirty-two-year old IT consultant husband about household chores was a daily occurrence. She wanted him to help her and take on more duties, while he felt that he wasn’t appreciated for [...]

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Complicated Grief Therapy

By | July 5th, 2017|Grief Counseling|

Complicated Grief Therapy Complicated grief hit Adam like a thunderbolt one Saturday evening when his stepmother called and told him that his father was dying.  Adam had hated his abusive father all his life – but now he was terrified of losing his dad.  He longed for his father to acknowledge and apologize for his [...]

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Is Marriage After an Affair Possible?

By | June 29th, 2017|Affair Recovery Counseling|

Is Marriage After an Affair Possible? If so what kind of marriage would it be? Those were the questions 35 year-old Neil wondered after his 32 year-old wife Monica discovered his infidelity. She had idolized her husband, believing that he was most reliable and trustworthy person one could hope to meet. In fact she had [...]

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Suppressed Emotions, IBS and Joint Pain

By | June 26th, 2017|Abusive Relationship Counseling, Fear and Pani, Fear and Panic, stress|

Suppressed Emotions, IBS and Joint Pain Suppressed emotions of rage and loss made 36 year-old Jamie’s Sunday Barbecue a washout. Stomach cramps and diarrhea meant he couldn’t relax and be with family celebrating their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. He thought he may have eaten too much ice-cream and fried chicken the night before, and tried [...]

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Five ThingsTo Do When Your Child Steals

By | June 9th, 2017|Family Counseing, Parenting Counseling|

What to do if Your Child Steals Your child steals! That’s what you just found out from the teacher and principal at the school. Your head spins, you can barely breathe. The words, “your child steals” is ringing in your ears and making your dizzy. Then the words, “your child steals” turns to anger and [...]

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Speak Up For Yourself if you Want Healthy Relationships

By | June 2nd, 2017|Family of Origin Counseling|

Speak Up For Yourself if you Want Healthy Relationships Speak up and risk being erased by her mother’s wrath, or go along with her mother  in order to keep the relationship in tact – that was the constant dilemma for 47 year-old-Nina, divorced with 4 teenage children. All her life, Nina had stifled her thoughts, [...]

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How to Deal with Spiteful Actions Against You

By | April 26th, 2017|Anger Issues|

  Three Ways to Deal With Spiteful Actions Against You How do you deal with spiteful actions against you It’s a stinging experience when your partner watches you squirm when they just happen to let you down, or when you’ve worked hard on something that then falls through. Or what about when you are struggling [...]

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Five Ways to Recognize a Toxic Family

By | April 3rd, 2017|Family of Origin Counseling|

Five Ways to Recognize a Toxic Family Toxic families are not that unusual. If you were brought up in a toxic family you probably don’t know it. Your experience of what everyone else sees as a toxic family seems normal to you, because you know nothing else. Part of growing up in a toxic family [...]

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Is It Okay to Fight In Front of the Children?

By | March 15th, 2017|Family Counseing, Parenting Counseling|

Is it Okay to Fight in Front of the Children? How often have you heard the saying that you shouldn’t fight in front of the children? You’ve probably admonished your partner for getting into a fight in front of the kids. Maybe you have read parenting books that make fighting in front of the kids [...]

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Is it Okay to Fight in Front of the Kids?

By | February 22nd, 2017|Family Counseing, Parenting Counseling|

Is it Okay to Fight in Front of the Kids? How often have you heard the saying that you shouldn’t fight in front of the kids? You’ve probably said that you shouldn’t fight in front of the kids to your spouse when things have gotten heated up. Maybe you have read parenting books that tell [...]

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