7 Reasons You Need to Invest in Your Relationship thumbnail

Insights from Couples Therapy on the Importance of Secure Relationships It feels good to be in love. We all want to be in love, and most of us are willing to invest in our relationships at least enough to feel good about them. But the importance of a secure relationship goes deeper than feeling good… Read more

Miscarriage Trauma Healing

Miscarriage can create trauma which requires healing. Here are some insights from couples therapy to help you heal from your loss Regardless of how far along you were when it happened, the loss of your baby is real. It hurts. It doesn’t matter that up to 25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies are lost. It… Read more

How to Heal Your Relationship After the Affair thumbnail

Insights from Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) to help you save your relationship after the affair. Affairs are rated as one of the most seriously hurtful life events with long term effects on the injured partner and the relationship (Freeny, 2004). Your world is turned upside down. Your bond is shattered. What was once your… Read more

3 Ways to Safeguard Your Relationship When You’re Going Through Infertility thumbnail

Insights from Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy to Help Couples Who Are Going Through Infertility Treatment. Infertility and the rigors of infertility treatment are stressful and exhausting emotionally and physically. They take a toll on each member of a couple individually as well as on the relationship. This is not just a feeling, but a well-documented… Read more

Why Couples Under Stress Fight thumbnail

Insights from couple’s therapy to help you save your relationship Life is hard. Within the last three months, we’ve faced illness, financial insecurity, general uncertainty, pandemic, and social unrest. These struggles are causing prolonged stress and putting strain on even the strongest relationships. And that’s not all. This time of heightened stress is accompanied by… Read more

How to Deal with the Intense Emotions of Social Unrest thumbnail

We live in times of big change and events of unprecedented, global impact. We’ve experienced weeks of the uncertainty and fear of pandemic, the emotional and logistical challenge of social isolation, and the sometimes devastating effects of recession. All of these combined have made us anxious as a society and as individuals. The world we… Read more

5 Ways to Solidify Your Relationship After Pregnancy Loss thumbnail

There’s no doubt about it, pregnancy loss is one of the biggest challenges that can hit a relationship. It is also one of the biggest personal challenges a woman can face. Even though an estimated 20% of pregnancies end in a loss, miscarriage is not a common topic of conversation, and those experiencing this type… Read more

Identify and ease the psychological impact of quarantine

Ways to Recognize and Ease the Psychological Distress of Quarantine This time of isolation and self-quarantine continues to drag on, leading to many different emotions and reactions in all of us. A couple stuck at home together has to find space, time, and energy to create an adequate work environment. They have trouble focusing on… Read more

How to Prevent COVID-19 Burnout thumbnail

Everyone is feeling the strain right now as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep the globe. Lives around the world and here at home are impacted through illness, fear, changes in work and childcare, and even loss of income or stability. If you are feeling tired and irritated, if you’re yelling at your kids and… Read more

How Couples Can Avoid Conflict and Cope With the Stress of COVID-19 thumbnail

Learn how your relationship is the best way to cope with stress These are unprecedented times. It’s the middle of a global pandemic and we’re all scared. We’re afraid for our health and lives of our elderly parents. Some of us are worried about losing our jobs, or about how they’ll change once we’re able… Read more