Couples Counseling

Making Relationships Work!
When negative relationship patterns develop and take hold, sometimes after years of smooth sailing, people feel hurt, angry, and confused. Being stuck and unable to recover leads to a sense of frustration and helplessness.

Communication breaks down, and conflict patterns repeat and escalate. Feelings of depression and anxiety are often part of the experience.

Unfortunately, […]

Communication

In the course of individual or couples therapy, and in workshops, we offer assertiveness training – how to express thoughts and feelings in a way that invites your partner into an open, collaborative dialogue; and how to listen to your partner in a way that shows empathy and understanding.

As part of that training, we offer […]

Individual Therapy

In individual counseling with adults we work not only with relationship issues, but life challenges in general to help clients feel better, more empowered and effective.  Feelings like anxiety, depression, and anger not only feel bad; they can interfere with function when they become too intense and overwhelming.  They can derail the communication process and […]

Infidelity and Affairs

When a partner becomes aware of some form of infidelity – including emotional and/or sexual affairs – it is extremely painful, even traumatizing. There is a deep sense of hurt and betrayal, often accompanied by anger and rage. Despite the deep wounding, many couples want to try to recover. and psychotherapy can an important resource […]

Sexual Addiction Help

With the publication of “Out of the Shadows” in 1983, Dr. Patrick Carnes introduced the concept of sexual addiction to a mass audience. He compellingly described the emotional conflict, anguish, and despair experienced by sexual addicts. Using the “addiction model” he explained the development of the disease and how to begin to recover.

At that time […]