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Surviving Separations and Reunions That Promote Healthy Relationships

By | September 13th, 2022|Breakups and Separation, Insecurity Counseling, Parenting Counseling, Separation and Loss, separation counseling, Uncategorized|

Surviving separations may conjure up major milestones like the loss of a loved one who has moved away or passed on – in other words, a physical separation. But it’s usually the micro separations from the moment one is born that have massive emotional impacts and determine how well you will adapt to and [...]

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Discussing Divorce With Young Children

By | July 28th, 2022|Communication Problems, Parenting Counseling, separation counseling|

Three Impediments to Discussing Divorce With Young Children, and a Three Step Process to do it Well Discussing divorce with young children is probably every parent’s worst nightmare. All the promises you made yourself when you first embarked on the parenthood journey crumble into dust, making you feel like a failure. Discussing divorce with [...]

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Spotting Insecurities and Addressing it to Strengthen Relationships

By | October 27th, 2021|Anxiety Treatment, Breakups and Separation, Communication Issues, Couples Counseling, Family of Origin Counseling, Fear and Pani, Insecurity Counseling, relationship issues, Separation and Loss, separation counseling|

Spotting Insecurities and Addressing Them to Strengthen Relationships Spotting insecurities in yourself can be scary and shameful as a client recently told me about being stuck in a relationship where he felt demeaned and devalued. He wanted to learn how to become more secure inside of himself to withstand the put downs, let downs [...]

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

By | December 11th, 2020|Communication Problems, Couples Counseling, Family of Origin Counseling, Insecurity Counseling, Intimacy, separation counseling|

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 [...]

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Good Feelings That Turn Bad Fast

By | October 19th, 2020|Anxiety therapy, Fear and Pani, Separation and Loss, separation counseling, stress|

 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 [...]

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Is a Trial Separation Right for you and your Partner?

By | July 22nd, 2020|Breakups and Separation, Family of Origin Counseling, separation counseling|

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 [...]

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Loneliness Anxiety

By | February 26th, 2020|Fear and Pani, Insecurity Counseling, separation counseling, stress|

Loneliness Anxiety Loneliness anxiety is one of the hardest things to bear Loneliness anxiety is a wounding and scary feeling. Loneliness anxiety is an existential threat. It’s a sense of not existing in the mind of your loved ones – as if you don’t exist; that you don’t have a place on the radar of [...]

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What Makes The Relationship Triangle So Common?

By | January 9th, 2020|Affair Recovery Counseling, Breakups and Separation, Cheating and Affairs, Insecurity Counseling, Parenting Counseling, separation counseling|

The Relationship Triangle Are you caught in a relationship triangle with your mother and father, having to choose sides and loyalty? Maybe you are trapped in a triangle with a parent and a step parent; or with a partner and his or her ex; perhaps you are pinned into a triangle with your partner and [...]

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How to Get Over Rejection

By | November 7th, 2019|Breakups and Separation, Family of Origin Counseling, Insecurity Counseling, separation counseling|

How to Get Over Rejection How to get over rejection - when all you yearn for is for your loved one to embrace you again? How to get over rejection - when you feel that you’ll never be okay until your precious one returns to salve your wounds and make you whole again? How to [...]

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Are You Trapped in a Love-Hate Relationship?

By | January 22nd, 2018|Breakups and Separation, Individual Counseling, separation counseling|

Love-hate Relationship Traps Do you feel caught in a love-hate relationship that you can’t escape? Maybe you have tried several times to leave but get seduced into staying because your partner morphs into an irresistibly affectionate, tuned in and available person. In that moment you are washed with the ‘love’ part of the love-hate relationship. [...]

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