A TED Talk by Sex Therapist Esther Perel I have been a huge fan of Esther Perel ever since her groundbreaking book published in 2007 called Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence. She wowed audiences with her 2013 TEDSalon talk in New York called The Secret to Desire in a Long-Term Relationship, so it's no surprise she was invited … [Read more...] about Rethinking Infidelity…A Talk For Anyone Who Has Ever Loved
We just love sharing our client success stories! One of the biggest reasons we do what we do is we love helping people. To see an individual or a couple make significant changes in their life and be able to start a new relationship or improve a current one can be incredibly rewarding for our team. Watch the videos below to hear about some of … [Read more...] about New Client Success Stories from Clinton Power + Associates
Get your relationship off to a strong start in the new year! As we all turn towards the start of a new year and think about resolutions, why not have resolutions for your relationship? Here are 10 relationship resolutions for the new year, inspired by relationship therapist Stan Tatkin’s relationship essentials. Write these down or print … [Read more...] about 10 Rip-Roaring Relationship Resolutions for 2015
In this audiobook, couple therapist Stan Tatkin answers the question: Why be coupled anyway? Stan Tatkin is an experienced and passionate couple therapist who believes there are good reasons to be coupled, which he talks about extensively in the engaging and fascinating audiobook called Your Brain on Love. His model of … [Read more...] about Your Brain on Love: The Neurobiology of Healthy Relationships – Review
I have written another article for MindBodyGreen on the topic of Facebook and relationships, which has been shared more than 13,000 times! These days, not a single week goes by in my therapy office without hearing at least one of my clients reflect on how they've been emotionally affected by something on Facebook. As powerful a tool Facebook can … [Read more...] about 5 Relationship Rules for Facebook
Yoga can transform your body, mind, spirit, and relationships. I first started practicing Iyenga Yoga 20 years ago when I had an overuse injury from performing as a musician. I needed to find a way to help repair and strengthen my shoulder and I had heard great things about the benefits of yoga. This was long before I was a relationship … [Read more...] about 5 Surprising Ways Yoga Benefits Your Relationships
Do you need to make a sincere apology or ask for forgiveness? I was recently interviewed on Melbourne radio station 3AW693 about how Victorian politician Geoff Shaw could make a genuine apology to parliament. This was an interesting interview because not being a Victorian citizen, I wasn't aware of this political hot topic that was the talk … [Read more...] about How to Make a Sincere Apology
Money issues are one of the most common issues all couples deal with. It has long been understood that financial stress is one of the most common reasons given for divorce and relationship trouble - and Australian couples are no different in this regard. Combine the after-effects of the global financial crisis and the fact that many women still … [Read more...] about Money Issues: What to do When Your Partner Earns More Than You
Codependency is unhealthy and destructive for relationships. The word “codependency” sounds a lot nicer than it is. Rather than a situation where two people are mutually “dependent” on one another, codependency is a term originally used to describe the network of relationships that form around an individual battling a pathological condition, such … [Read more...] about Codependency: Are You in an Unhealthy Relationship?
Study shows child free couples report stronger relationships than those with children. The decision to not have children is one that usually elicits pretty strong opinions from people. Culturally, most of us see having kids as an important part of adulthood, yet increasing numbers of people are becoming more vocal about wanting their lives … [Read more...] about Childless Couples: Are They Happier for Not Having Kids?