Posts Tagged ‘family’

August 1, 2015

What we can learn about child sex abuse from the Bill Cosby scandal.

Bill Cosby is not accused of  child sexual abuse but the reaction to the allegations gives us an excellent window into the experience of survivors of sexual abuse who try to tell others about what was done to them. We are outraged. We can’t believe a trusted person could have possibly committed this heinous crime. […]

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February 10, 2015

Arguments Spoiling Your Relationship? Learn How to Manage Conflict Now.

All couples have disagreements and different ways of doing things. It’s inevitable. We are different people. Arguments are not necessarily lethal to a relationship and many very happy and successful couples argue a lot. In fact, I worry more about a couple who says they never argue or disagree-that’s a lot of sweeping under the […]

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August 25, 2014

Addicts and Their Families-How Spouses Can Get Help

Are you in therapy because you are married, in love with or living with an addict? Many people enter therapy trying to cope with the stress of living with an addict and they are always asking, “how can I get her to stop”, “what can I do to make him change”. That’s great! You’ve taken […]

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September 26, 2013

The Power of Friendship

Humans are social beings. For the most part, we crave the company of others. Not all the time and not in all situations. There are people who require a great deal of solitude and who may prefer to be alone much of the time but if they are well balanced and healthy, they will still […]

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September 6, 2013

Loving Someone With A Mental Illness

Whether the issue is addiction, depression, anxiety or Bipolar Disorder, the challenge is still the same-how do I help my loved one, how do I take care of myself? Read more http://www.yourtango.com/2013192188/individual-vs-couple-mental-illness-counseling.

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December 1, 2011

Coping with the Holidays

The holiday season has begun and many people will find this a difficult and painful time.  This reaction has received more attention and awareness in recent years but is always worth revisiting.  The effects of a poor economy continue to affect many families in our country.  Many Americans have lost  jobs or even homes making […]

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