What To Expect in Couples and Marriage Counseling Family Psychology of South Bend comes from a tradition of clinicians who try to demystify counseling and psychology, thus the straight forward topic of today’s article about marriage counseling. I want to begin with some words from the famous psychiatrist Alfred Adler often quoted by my mentors. He […]
Marriage and couples counselor Trey Duckett discusses managing relationship conflict.
Marriage and couples counselor Sara Baxter discusses why our partner might be shutting down, and what we can do about it.
Marriage and couples counselor Sara Baxter discusses how to move past resentment in our relationships.
As someone who has worked in the field of eating disorder (ED) treatment and prevention for 10 years, I am used to the way the disease operates and familiar with the seemingly backward truths that don’t fit the stereotypes. One of my office staff recently told me that the biggest thing she learned working with […]
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The article below was first written by Dr. Petersen for GoodTherapy.org and is published by them at http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/respect/. It is reproduced here with permission. If you are concerned about your child’s disrespectful behavior, you have probably tried many corrective measures: Demanding adherence to rules. Correcting language or eye rolling. Lecturing them about how much you do […]
Divorce and marital satisfaction are not in the stars or a matter of luck. They are highly predictable. In fact it is embarrassingly rare for clinical psychology to be able to predict much, but divorce and marriage satisfaction is are stunning exceptions. Jon Gottman’s research in particular has helped us understand every strong intimate relationship […]
When we commit to a relationship, we usually expect that our partner will reciprocate with roughly the same level of emotional involvement that we put into it. Many of us hope to find a soulmate, a partner who can share and understand our feelings and ways of thinking on an intensely personal level. Others don’t […]