Posts Tagged ‘couples counseling’

my partner gets angry when I talk about my feelings- couples counseling california colorado

My partner gets angry when I talk about my feelings

Many couples will come into therapy and one member of the relationship will claim that their partner gets angry when they talk about their feelings.  My partner gets angry when I talk about my feelings As a couples therapist, my job is to help people learn how to talk more effectively about their feelings.  Feelings…

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Before you start couples counseling, try this first

Starting couples therapy is hard.  There.  I said it.  And I’m a relationship therapist.  So I can only imagine if you’re reading this that you’re struggling with the idea of starting counseling with your partner.  The research shows many couples suffer for five years together before they call up a couples counselor.  So what can…

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5 relationship tips from a couples therapist

5 important relationship tips from a couples therapist

As a couples therapist, I’ve worked with all types of relationships.  Whether gay, straight, polyamorous, monogamous, or somewhere in between here are five tips that can help you start improving your relationship today.  Hopefully reading these tips can help you start having conversations that will lead to improved communication, intimacy and connection. Tip #1- Pick A…

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what to expect from your first couples counseling session

What to expect your first couples counseling session

Most people don’t know what to expect from the first couples therapy session.  In this post we’ll explore 15 top reasons couples come into therapy.  We’ll also look at what the process of starting couples counseling looks like on a practical and emotional level.  All with the intention of helping you better prepare yourself for…

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How to have a healing conversation after a fight with your partner

Every couple fights.  Period. End of sentence.  If you’re not disagreeing from time to time, your relationship is probably not as alive as it could be.  But that’s a topic for another day. The trouble most couples get into is not the fight itself, it’s the repair.   What is a repair? Picture this.  You…

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