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You want to find healing from difficult emotions and events but you find it hard. Feeling sadness or pain after an upsetting event or even a bad day is not easy.  It somehow seems easier to push down or push away difficult emotions and just go on to the next day or next part of......

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Nearly 33% of women in the United States report that they think they have low sexual desire. The distress this causes them and their relationships calls us to take a second look at this problem. Many couples say they think of sex as something that should happen spontaneously. Sometimes couples assume that if sex is......

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  You want to control your anger but you’re not sure how to do it.  Where to start?  A friend once said to me “I operate on the 5 year plan. If I get angry I ask myself – is this going to matter in 5 years? If the answer is no, then I let......

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I Specialize in Relationship Issues, Family Therapy, Stress Management, Spirituality and LGBT Journeys...

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  Are you ready to find solutions instead of stalemates at the end of your disagreements? Are you willing to try compromise? Compromise can be a difficult path to take. It can mean agreeing to a solution you really don’t like. It can mean making an agreement that feels like a lose-lose for everyone involved.......

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Wouldn’t you like this holiday season to be the best ever? Wouldn’t it be great not to leave the holiday season with regrets? No matter how old we are, how successful we are in life and how experienced we are in dealing with relationships, every family has one or two people who seem to be......

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Every August I wish I could make summer last just a little longer. During my recent week at the shore I even started to wonder if there are ways I could bring those feelings of well being and calm with me as I returned to home and work. While it’s not the same as walking......

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When things go well for us at our beginning we experience ourselves as cute as a button, the most beautiful baby ever born, with the full attention of at least one adult who gazes at us for hours and waits for a sign that we are returning their gaze. Even with this most ideal beginning......

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Counseling is the perfect place for imperfect couples to be and counseling imperfect couples is what I enjoy most about my work. The greatest strength that couples bring to counseling is the willingness to make that first scary call and schedule the first appointment.  It takes courage to pick up the phone.  It takes hope......

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Family Therapists and You Research studies repeatedly demonstrate the effectiveness of marriage and family therapy in treating the full range of mental and emotional disorders and health problems. Adolescent drug abuse, depression, alcoholism, obesity and dementia in the elderly — as well as marital distress and conflict — are just some of the conditions Marriage......

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