Category: Family


Calling Time-out on Fighting

On the list of unpleasant things, getting in a fight with your partner is right up there with root canals. There are few things as stressful, and ther...

How To Talk With Your Children About Therapy

Unfortunately, in today’s society there is a negative stigma attached to therapy. I have heard many people say that therapy is just for weak or b...

No, No, NO! to Go, Go, GO!: The Transition to Sexual Intimacy

Many years ago, a student of mine wrote in her paper that upon asking her mom one week before she got married to give her some advice about sex, her m...

Myths About Parental Alienation

Whenever the topic of parental alienation arises, frequently others in the conversation respond that they themselves have gone through it, or they kno...

ABPA: A New Paradigm for Parental Alienation

Many years have been wasted by the distracting controversy surrounding parental alienation. Although there is a large body of research validating its ...

The Biology Behind Human Relationships

Relationship advice usually focuses on conscious actions: Don’t go to bed angry. Develop good communication skills. Go on a weekly date. These are a...

Physical Affection: Good for Your Health and Your Marriage

When it comes to the topic of physical affection (PA), sex tends to take the spotlight, while non-sexual PA tends to get overlooked. While sex is defi...

Play Therapy, The Parent’s Role

Many parents are unsure of what their role is in regards to helping their child once their child is in therapy; however, I have found that having pare...

Just Breathe! Reduce Anxiety With This Simple Exercise

It might seize you in the middle of the night, or perhaps at the beginning of a work meeting, or maybe while driving your kids to soccer practice. Whe...

Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples: Healing and Creating Connections

All of us, from cradle to grave, are happiest when life is organized as a series of excursions, long or short, from the secure base provided by our at...