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Moving Energy

Well, here we are facing a new year and I am spending the day doing some electronic ‘house cleaning’ before I go to the gym and attempt to keep my … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cognitive Distortion Series – Jumping to Conclusions

Cognitive Distortion Series:  2nd in a series of explaining what cognitive distortions are and how they negatively impact our lives and relationships. Jumping to Conclusions is also called ‘mind reading’ … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cognitive Distortion Series – Polarized Thinking

Thinking: The talking of the soul to itself. – Plato What we think matters. We are listening even when we are not aware of our thoughts, they are there and … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Slow and Painful Death

I often witness conversational exchanges between two people where one of the individuals expresses themselves by harshly criticizing the other: “You are always telling lies” “You don’t have any self-respect” … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Partnerships Defined – the anatomy of a good relationship

In the course of couple’s therapy I am almost always investigating the extent to which the couple is navigating their partnership. As may be imagined, the entire model of ‘partnership’ … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Text Me Not

I read the other day that 91% of American adults now own cell phones. In fact, many of us have completely retired land lines. Why not? Cell phones allow us … Continue reading

January 10, 2016 · 1 Comment

No Regrets! 5 Ways to Eliminate the Uglies

My mother used to say that she had “so many regrets” as do many of the clients I work with. Personally, I feel that REGRET [defined here as a feeling … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Benefits of Having a Snuggle Buddy – How 5 Minutes a Day Can Change Your Relationship

One of the things I hear A LOT when I work with couples is that “things have changed from when we were first together”. Let’s be realistic, relationships change.  As … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

No One is “Making” you….

I can’t keep track of how many times a week I talk about removing the word YOU from statements when people are talking to one another and most importantly, the … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

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