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|Motherhood, Uncategorized|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, Uncategorized|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, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Start Getting Your Marriage Back on Track Today!

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, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Getting Through Tough Times in Your Marriage

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Divorce

  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 many ups and downs, and so much more. You’re [...]

By | April 29th, 2014|Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Divorce

Relationship Red Flags

Has this ever happened to you? You meet someone, hit it off, and start thinking to yourself, “Maybe this could be the one!” Shortly thereafter you begin to notice little things (i.e. they don’t get along with your friends, they never invite you over to their place, they always seem to forget their wallet, they [...]

By | October 28th, 2012|Dating, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Relationship Red Flags

Open-Ended Questions

An open-ended question encourages a meaningful, complete response. It is a communication technique used to gain deeper access into a person’s thoughts and feelings. When utilized correctly, open-ended questions can strengthen a relationship, help us understand a person’s point of view, needs, and feelings, increase empathy, and assess if someone is a good fit for [...]

By | September 13th, 2012|Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Open-Ended Questions

Is There Too Much Distance in Your Marriage?

  All relationships ebb and flow. Sometimes couples can be completely aligned and emotionally in tune with one another, and other times a great deal of distance can exist between them. This natural rhythm of distance and closeness is not something to worry about if you’re usually able to recognize the pattern and work through [...]

By | May 11th, 2012|Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is There Too Much Distance in Your Marriage?

Signs that You Are in an Unhealthy Relationship

Do you ever wonder if you’re in an unhealthy relationship? This is a common concern that I address with many clients in my private practice.  Often successful, vibrant, interesting men and women report feeling unhappy in their relationship and worried that things have taken a turn for the worse.  They share that they don't feel [...]

By | January 20th, 2012|Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Signs that You Are in an Unhealthy Relationship

Where Did the Passion Go?

When we fall in love, we fall hard.  Romantic love is extremely powerful and is often filled with passion, romance, and unending thoughts about one’s partner.  As we grow together as a couple, this passion can shift, change, or dwindle, but researchers are beginning to find that this shift may not be something we can [...]

By | September 23rd, 2011|Marriage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Where Did the Passion Go?