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September 05, 2023

How to Improve Communication in Your Relationship: Tips for Better Connection

How do you feel connected to your partner? And do you know what your partner does to connect with you?


September 05, 2023

How to Identify and Address Childhood Trauma in Your Own Life

Anything that’s been hurtful to your heart can be traumatic and leave an impact. Any perceived trauma is valid, no matter how big or small.


September 04, 2023

The Benefits of Couples Therapy for a Healthy Relationship

A loving relationship is not about having the upper hand- it’s about holding hands – J. Gottman.

September 01, 2023

How to Stop Negative Thoughts from Fueling Anxiety

We listen and believe what our mind tells us. Start making changes by questioning if what your mind is telling you is helpful, neutral or harmful.


August 04, 2023

How to Talk to Your Therapist About Anxiety and Depression: Tips for Effective Communication

Many people suffer from anxiety and depression, and many people need the help of a professional to get through it.

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August 04, 2023

How to Address Conflict in Your Relationship: Tips for Resolving Differences

Don’t try to avoid conflict, it’s inevitable even in the healthiest relationships. Instead, be willing to create a safe environment where you can dialogue about anything.


August 03, 2023

Understanding Complex Trauma: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

You may have heard of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, but have you heard of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD)?

Social Anxiety

August 02, 2023

How to Overcome Social Anxiety: Tips for Building Confidence

Everyone experiences anxiety for different reasons, but some people experience it more than others.


July 11, 2023

The Benefits of EMDR Therapy for Trauma Healing

Trauma can be incredibly difficult to carry. EMDR therapy can help.


July 11, 2023

The Importance of Intimacy in Relationships: Tips for Strengthening Your Connection

INTIMACY=Into Me See/ Into Me You See.


July 07, 2023

The Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation for Anxiety Relief

Think of mindfulness as “being alive now.” Let’s take a deeper look at what mindfulness looks like and how mindfulness meditation can assist in anxiety relief.


July 07, 2023

How to Recover from Infidelity: Steps for Healing and Moving Forward

Infidelity is trauma for the betrayed person. And just like all trauma, it must be processed with love and compassion in order for you to truly heal.


June 06, 2023

The Role of Attachment Styles in Relationship Dynamics: How to Identify Yours

Did you know that how you form connections in adulthood is strongly dictated by how you formed connections in your childhood?

Healthy Relationship

June 06, 2023

The Role of Boundaries in a Healthy Relationship: How to Set Limits

Let’s talk about boundaries.

Communication in Relationships

May 04, 2023

The Importance of Communication in Relationships: Tips for Effective Communication

Effective communication is a must for healthy relationships. Let’s talk about the best ways to communicate with your partner.


May 01, 2023

Understanding PTSD: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

PTSD can be incredibly overwhelming to experience, but please know that you are not alone.

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April 27, 2023

Why Can’t We Compromise?

Compromising doesn’t mean giving up core needs.

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April 06, 2023

Building Trust in Your Relationship: How to Strengthen Your Bond

Trust is the foundation of a healthy relationship, let’s talk about healthy communication and strengthening your bond.

Coping with Anxiety

April 03, 2023

Coping with Anxiety: Tips and Techniques for Managing Symptoms

Most people will experience some anxiety at one point in their lives, so let’s talk about it.

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March 07, 2023

How identifying core beliefs, needs and shared values can strengthen your relationship

It’s important to recognize that relationships can find a consistent middle ground.

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February 28, 2023

A guide to breaking up with your partner

Consider a breakup? This too is a skill that can be learned.

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February 21, 2023

Reducing relationship anxiety in 8 steps

Relationship anxiety is complex and can have an immense impact on how partners interact with one another.

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February 14, 2023

How to reduce pressure and set expectations on Valentine’s Day

Couples can often feel overwhelmed by choice in the lead-up to Valentine’s Day.

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January 31, 2023

Practicing self – healing to cope with relationship betrayal

Betrayal trauma does not have to define your life.

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January 27, 2023

Reducing Relationship Anxiety In 6 Simple Steps

If you find yourself experiencing relationship anxiety, there are ways to help.

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January 20, 2023

What is infidelity trauma and how can you heal from it?

The psychological signs of infidelity trauma

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January 13, 2023

How to be a strong couple with 9 simple steps?

The Sound Relationship House as a model for strong couples.

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November 28, 2022

Dating Anxiety: How to Move Forward

Anxiety is an attempt by our nervous system to seek safety

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August 12, 2022

Am I Too Traumatized to be in a Relationship?

Dating when you have trauma can be challenging, but not impossible.

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October 26, 2021

How to Deal with Shame

What story from your life makes you go into hiding?

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March 8, 2021

Are You Keeping Secrets from Your Therapist?

Therapy can help couples with the skills they need to learn and the pain they need to process. But are you speaking honestly with your therapist?

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November 12, 2020

Conversational Boundaries without Stonewalling

Difficult conversations can lead to flooding. Here are steps to remain calm while staying present for yourself and your partner.

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September 9, 2020

“Small ‘T’ trauma” and Its Effect on Dating

Want a fulfilling relationship? It all begins with knowing and healing the real you.

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April 13, 2020

For Better or for Worse: Conflict and Connecting in Crisis

Understanding and adjusting to emotional needs in the midst of uncertainty.

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October 21, 2019

Betrayal Trauma in Addiction

Mary and George* have been together for three years. George is struggling with alcohol, cocaine, gambling, and sex addiction.

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December 19, 2018

How to Stop Detached Dating and Create Real Connection

In our fast-paced, modern world of seemingly endless swiping, matching, and messaging, there’s an epidemic of detached, disengaged, and guarded dating.

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