When engaged in couples or marriage counseling, I envision a resilient, viable, loving relationship has having two strong, flexible arms: with one arm, we build Good Will while with the other, we skillfully navigate our differences or … [Read more...] about Two Arms
Are you considering Online Relationship Counseling? Or would a couple’s workshop, that you do from the comfort of your own home, at your own leisure, suit you better? COVID and the resulting economic uncertainty are wreaking havoc … [Read more...] about Online Relationship Counseling
Dr. Sue Johnson, the founder of EFT, or Emotionally Focused Therapy, a highly effective couples therapy model, teaches that: The key to long-lasting love is emotional responsiveness. What emotional responsiveness is and how it works … [Read more...] about Hello? Are You There?
Every religion teaches compassion for our brethren; in essence, to ‘love thy neighbor’. We extoll respect and kindness to our kids in school starting as early as pre-school. And yet sometimes this simple precept can be the … [Read more...] about Loving Kindness
So, what do I mean by resilience? Being resilient simply means adapting well, staying balanced and steady, in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, or significant sources of stress…. Like now. The great thing is anyone can … [Read more...] about Developing Resilience
The root of joy is gratefulness. ~David Steindl-Rast.An American Catholic Benedictine monk, author, and lecturer. In the past decade, there have been a huge wave of exciting new discoveries about the brain – its neuroplasticity, … [Read more...] about Gratitude