Boundaries between important relationships and work/school life are increasingly blurred by the ready availability of various kinds of technology. It can be useful and it can be distracting and intrusive. How are the significant others in your life affected by your use of technology? How are you affected by their use of tablets, smart phones, laptops, etc?
Thoughts on relationships
Relationship counseling and psychotherapy has been my profession for almost 19 years. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and experienced relationship coach, I’ve seen many people struggle with, and overcome, common issues related to communication, surviving infidelity, intimacy, depression, parenting problems, life transitions, infertility and adoption and much more. I’d like to share some of the knowledge I have gained, with you.
The label of “narcissist” is scary, and once applied, may may lead to giving up on a relationship. Learn more before making that assumption!
Every day, from waking to sleeping, we all make many choices. When you choose, will it be for you, for your significant other, or for the relationship?
Entering couple’s therapy can be scary. What should you expect? While every therapist is different, this summary of my attitudes and beliefs about how and why couple’s therapy works might be helpful.
How can you know if you are REALLY in a relationship? It’s easier than you think!
Counseling can be a life raft when a relationship is sinking under the weight of cheating.
People in Santa Rosa are exceptionally busy. How can we best use online dating while avoiding heartbreak and rejection, and ultimately find a great romantic relationship?
Santa Rosa couples seeking counseling most often need and want the help I provide to improve communication skills.
Premarital counseling will help both of you to look at issues every couple will face, understand your agreements and differences, and learn skills to negotiate compromise where needed.
Why Do Partners Lie To Each Other? Therapy and Counseling Helps To Manage The Truth.
Dealing with infidelity is difficult. It’s important to know how to deal with such a situation.
Couples choose to work with me because I have more than 18 years of specialized training and experience, and have many tools to help you. The good news is that relationships can be improved if both partners want to work on it, even if only one partner comes to sessions. What does that mean? Without trying to predict exactly how it will work, since every couple is unique, I can offer some insight into the process. Couples come to counseling with a variety of issues – “We fight all the time, but we never resolve anything”, or “We are friends, but there’s no…
The short answer is YES! Indeed, counseling does work. For a more complete explanation, please read on…