Healthy Behaviors, Relationships

Validate through Empathy

One of the most common ‘issues’ I see in my practice when working with couples is a lack of validation for how someone FEELS. Of course, it’s not only absent in couples relationships, but in family and business relationships as well.What is Validation?By definition it is “to confirm or establish the truthfulness or soundness of… Continue reading Validate through Empathy

Healthy Behaviors

Bump in the Road

Over the weekend I squeezed in a couple of social events and had some great conversations with old and new friends. In the process of small talk I shared some of the news in my life and the invention of Immediately (as frequently happens to MH therapists) one of the people I had just… Continue reading Bump in the Road