About Meredith Hansen

Dr. Meredith Hansen is a psychologist passionate about increasing love, improving relationships, and the enhancing the well-being of the family.

The Truth About Couples Counseling

The truth is that all couples need couples counseling. Relationships are hard and every relationship, at one time or another, would benefit from and probably needs couples counseling. Whether the relationship is struggling because of a specific problem in time (i.e. new baby, recent betrayal, etc) or is breaking down due to unresolved conflict that [...]

South County Moms Group

Do you sometimes feel alone in motherhood? Have you tried to find a good mother support group, but nothing really seems to fit? Would you like to meet like-minded moms to connect with and learn proven, reliable parenting advice? Becoming a mother is one of the most amazing journeys we can take in life, but [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|A Healthy You|Comments Off on South County Moms Group

Simple Tips for Making Time for Your Marriage

The most common complaint I hear from couples with young children is that there is no time in their busy lives for nurturing the marital relationship. Although most couples enter counseling with the hope of working on their marriage and aim to spend more time together as a couple, the truth is that good intentions [...]

By | April 21st, 2015|Marriage Success Secrets, Repair Your Relationship, Strong Marriage, Weekly Love Tip|Comments Off on Simple Tips for Making Time for Your Marriage

Start Getting Your Marriage Back on Track Today!

When you’re in a relationship, it’s easy to get in the habit of focusing on the negative. We all have expectations for our life and relationship and when we feel like those expectations aren’t being met we can begin to fixate on them. We may start to nag our partner, complain that they aren’t doing [...]

By | January 10th, 2015|Marriage Success Secrets, Repair Your Relationship, Weekly Love Tip|Comments Off on Start Getting Your Marriage Back on Track Today!

10 Simple Ways to Give Thanks

  Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, which hopefully has you thinking about all that you are grateful for. From family and friends to a satisfying career and good health, there is always plenty in life to appreciate. Unfortunately, most of us wait until the actual day of Thanksgiving to give thanks, and with all the hustle [...]

By | November 23rd, 2014|A Healthy You|Comments Off on 10 Simple Ways to Give Thanks

Getting Through Tough Times in Your Marriage

Relationships can be fantastic. Knowing that you have someone to turn to, someone who cares about you, someone to snuggle up with can be an amazing feeling. In fact, research continually finds that individuals in secure, committed relationships tend to be happier, more successful, and more likely to reach personal goals. But what happens when [...]

By | June 17th, 2014|Marriage Success Secrets, Repair Your Relationship, Strong Marriage, Weekly Love Tip|Comments Off on Getting Through Tough Times in Your Marriage

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Divorce

Divorce is never easy. Let me say that one more time... Divorce is never easy. Ending a relationship with the person you’ve committed your life to, is an extremely difficult decision. You and your spouse have a life together. You’ve made memories together, built a home together, created and raised children together, supported one another through [...]

By | April 29th, 2014|Communication, Finding Love, Weekly Love Tip|Comments Off on 10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Divorce

A Happier Marriage in 1 Week!

Is your marriage feeling a little shaky these days? All couples go through difficult periods. Stress, resentments, and disappointments can negatively affect any relationship and cause couples to begin to grow apart. In order to avoid these negative periods from truly damaging your marriage, you must learn to recognize when a slump begins and immediately [...]

By | April 7th, 2014|Marriage Success Secrets, Repair Your Relationship, Weekly Love Tip|Comments Off on A Happier Marriage in 1 Week!

The Healing Power of Love

Love is essential. We all need love in our lives. Whether the love comes from friends, family, or a romantic partner, we all need to walk through life knowing that we are loved. Attachment is a key ingredient in love. Attachment is the connection or bond we have with the people we love. From a [...]

By | March 21st, 2014|Dating, Finding Love, Repair Your Relationship, Weekly Love Tip|Comments Off on The Healing Power of Love

How to Stay Connected After Valentine’s Day

  When you love someone, it’s important to show them how much you care and how much they matter to you. Flowers on Valentine’s Day or a special dinner on your anniversary are nice gestures that will of course be appreciated by your partner, but if you really want to make your love last, you [...]

By | February 13th, 2013|Weekly Love Tip|Comments Off on How to Stay Connected After Valentine’s Day