Relationships

Relationships are complicated. Whether you are dating, married, parenting, caring for a loved one, or working with others, you likely have encountered many complex relationships in your life that require attention, time, and understanding. Tension in relationships can interfere with other aspects of your life. You may feel isolated and like there is nowhere to turn. Never be afraid to ask for help. At our practice, your therapist can help you identify interpersonal issues that may be causing you stress. Therapy provides a safe place to explore interpersonal dynamics and patterns, learn assertive ways to communicate with others, and to gain problem solving skills to address any relational discord. Common signs associated with relationship problems:
  • Recurrent feelings of tension, anxiety, anger, or helplessness when around or thinking about this person
  • Difficulty communicating or expressing your feelings with this person
  • Repetitive arguments that never seem to get resolved
  • Frequent feelings of being misunderstood or invalidated by others
  • Avoidance of being around person
Divorce In Middle Age

Divorce In Middle Age

Divorce is a difficult process for most people and families.  And, while it's common, it can create a lot of stress and uncertainty.  However, it also provides individuals with new opportunities for creating a new chapter in their lives that can be fulfilling and...

7 Ways To Express Your Love

7 Ways To Express Your Love

Research shows connection with others is crucial for psychological well-being.  Dr. Diana Raab discusses 7 ways to express your love and care for others in her Psychology Today blog. Here is a link:...

How Do You Know If You Should Stay Or Go

All relationships require work and effort.  Many couples enter into treatment when their problems become overwhelming and they are unsure if they can make things work.  In Psychology Today, Susan Gadoua disucsses her perspective on whether one should stay or go. Here...

Who Has The Best Sex?

Sexual intimacy can be fluid in a long term relationship.  But, what factors contribute to having a great sex life over time?  In Psychology Today, Susan McQuillan discusses some of the research and implications for having a satisfying sex life with your partner. Here...

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