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Parenting an Angry Child – The Three ‘A’s” of Success

Parenting an Angry Child – The Three ‘A’s of success Parenting an angry child who can be unpredictable, explosive and overwhelming is one of the toughest jobs ever. To be scared of your own child who seems threatening,  sets up a massive rush of adrenaline in you the parent – just as your child is [...]

By | April 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five Ways to Mange Post-pandemic Anxiety About Changes in Family Life

Five Ways to Mange Post-pandemic Anxiety About Changes in Family Life A great deal of attention is being focused on adjusting to a post-pandemic world as vaccinations make it safer to do so. A bunch of recent articles talk about post-pandemic social anxiety of being in crowded places and having rusty social skills in general. [...]

By | March 24th, 2021|Anxiety Treatment, Separation and Loss, stress|0 Comments

Signs of Depression -Origins and Purpose

Feeling Depressed? What are the Signs of Depression? Signs of depression seem obvious at first, right? – you feel low, or down; lack energy and motivation, and also ‘don’t care.’ But are these actual signs of depression or just reactions to life not going your way? How do you know whether you are just feeling [...]

By | February 15th, 2021|Depression Counseling, Family of Origin Counseling, Insecurity Counseling|Comments Off on Signs of Depression -Origins and Purpose

Will Your New Year’s Resolution Last?

Ever wonder why you end up fired up with a new years resolution, only to feel defeated a few weeks later? It's usually because you are coming from a place of "should" rather than authentic desire. The 'should' has a built in failure mechanism, where as the natural desire makes it a breeze.

By | January 12th, 2021|Anger Stress and Health, stress|Comments Off on Will Your New Year’s Resolution Last?

Seven Ways to Say, “I love you,” and Six Ways That Fail

Seven Ways to Say, “I love you,” and Six Ways That Fail. “I love you!” says your partner as they go off to get on with their day. “Love you” says your mom as you end a phone conversation and you say it back. Do you feel loved in that moment? Are you experiencing loving [...]

By | December 11th, 2020|Communication Problems, Couples Counseling, Family of Origin Counseling, Insecurity Counseling, Intimacy, separation counseling|Comments Off on Seven Ways to Say, “I love you,” and Six Ways That Fail

Mindful Co-parenting During Marital Tensions – Five Ways to Ensure Success

Mindful Co-parenting During Marital Tensions - Five Ways to Ensure Success Mindful co-parenting involves thinking about how you want to bring up your children, putting it into words, sharing it with each other and planning a strategy of implementation based on nurturing the children - rather than about winning or losing points in the marital [...]

By | November 17th, 2020|Couples Counseling, Family of Origin Counseling, Parenting Counseling|Comments Off on Mindful Co-parenting During Marital Tensions – Five Ways to Ensure Success

Good Feelings That Turn Bad Fast

 Good Feelings Can Scare you into the Familiar Arms of the Bad Feelings Good feelings turn bad so quick. Damn! You know only too well that pattern of feeling great one minute and then boom, you hear bad news, or your phone runs out of juice – those positive feelings get wiped out in a [...]

By | October 19th, 2020|Anxiety therapy, Fear and Pani, Separation and Loss, separation counseling, stress|Comments Off on Good Feelings That Turn Bad Fast

Covid-19 Related Anxiety and Depression –

Covid-19 related Anxiety and Depression Covid-19 related anxiety and depression rates show a 29% increase from pre-pandemic times a year ago  Are you part of the 1 in 3 people experiencing anxiety and depression during this pandemic? Perhaps you feel irritated more than you used to, helpless in a situation where you have no control. [...]

By | September 16th, 2020|Anxiety Treatment, Depression Counseling, stress|Comments Off on Covid-19 Related Anxiety and Depression –

Feeling Loved in a Pandemic

Three Crucial Ways to Feeling Loved in a Pandemic Feeling loved in a pandemic is problematic when there is more pressure on partners to make each feel valued when the world feels so unpredictable. Scared that her family may become infected with Covid-19, Claire a 35-year-old optometrist was extra careful about cleaning everything before it [...]

By | August 25th, 2020|Communication Problems, Couples Counseling, couples therapy, Family of Origin Counseling, Individual Counseling|Comments Off on Feeling Loved in a Pandemic

Is a Trial Separation Right for you and your Partner?

Is a Trial Separation Right for You and Your Partner? A trial separation may have crossed your mind many times as you went through the stresses and strains of a relationship that often felt like a life sentence. You’ve probably had fantasies of a trial separation where you don’t have to give up everything forever [...]

By | July 22nd, 2020|Breakups and Separation, Family of Origin Counseling, separation counseling|Comments Off on Is a Trial Separation Right for you and your Partner?