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  1. Pre-Marital Counseling is Important!

    The Importance of Pre-Marital Counseling Joining together in a marriage can be challenging for any couple. Before marriage, we tend to have this idea that life will be pure bliss once we are married. …Read More

  2. Self-Care & Grief Recovery

    Hi All, It's been on my mind to blog for several months, but I've kept putting it off.  It's been on 'the' to-do list forever, yet I couldn't quite get moving on that list fast enough.  You see, I l…Read More

  3. Change Happens

    Many times people fear change because we focus on what we need to give up, or what will be lost.  This is a universal experience that pops up in individual, couple, and marital counseling.  But, cha…Read More

  4. The Power of Retreat

    Hi All, It's been a roller-coaster year!  Since January, my father was diagnosed with cancer and to date has had one surgery, a round of chemo, a round of radiation, and two other hospital stays.  A…Read More

  5. Prevent Relationship Fatigue

    The couples I work with sometimes start therapy with relationship fatigue.  One or both partners may express feeling 'so tired' of talking, frustrated with not seeing their efforts pay off, difficult…Read More

  6. How Couples Dance

    Every relationship has a pattern, or a dance, that organizes the communication, action, and reaction to each another.   The cool thing is that working with a couples therapist can help to identify th…Read More

  7. New Year’s Intentions

    I prefer the idea of setting and focusing on our intentions rather than resolutions.  Intentions seem to frame our interests and goals in a positive, forward-moving direction while resolutions seem t…Read More

  8. Preventative Marriage Counseling

    It is widely believed that marital and couples counseling is a option for couples who are already in distress and experiencing a painful relationship. However, I am beginning to see clients who are se…Read More