So you have decided to start therapy. The next step is to find a therapist with whom you connect, who understands your experience, and who meets your needs and preferences.… Read More »Find a Therapist for You
What are love languages? Love Languages are five ways in which we give and/or receive love. They were observed and shared by Dr. Gary Chapman and include quality time, gifts,… Read More »The Ways We Love
What are emotions? Emotions are part of the human experience. In fact, emotion is defined as “a natural instinctive state of mind deriving from one’s circumstances, mood, or relationships with… Read More »Emotions as Messengers
It is not uncommon to become emotionally flooded during conflict with our partner. But without steps to respond to it, it is sadly very common for emotional injuries to occur… Read More »What to do When Flooded
What is flooding? Emotional flooding is a physiological response, often related to conflict. Diffuse Physiological Arousal (DPA) occurs when we become flooded. This means our heart rate may increase to… Read More »Feeling Flooded?
Conflict is inevitable, but with the right tools, we can conquer it and even connect through it. One highly underrated tool that ensures healthy and long-lasting relationships is humor. Humor… Read More »How Humor Helps With Conflict
Within our culture, it is often habitual to offer ideas and solutions to presenting problems that our partners and friends bring to us. But despite our best intentions, this approach… Read More »Fixing the Need to “Fix”