How do you know if the problems you have in your relationship are becoming serious enough that you need to seek the help of a couple therapist? I recently wrote a post for the popular blog MindBodyGreen about the 7 signs that might indicate you need to work on your relationship. If you think your relationship needs some help, the reality is a … [Read more...] about 7 Signs You May Need to See a Couple Therapist
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
When I first started providing couples therapy soon after graduation from my counselling studies, I really had little experience of how to help couples that were coming to see me. It was truly a baptism by fire because as I started to sit with couple after couple in the first year of my new career, I had to come up with something to help each … [Read more...] about 10 Things I’ve Learned About Love as a Couples Therapist
A de facto relationship is a domestic partnership outside of marriage. You see a couple at a party and they’re obviously “together”. They’re sharing a drink from the same cup, they finish each other’s sentences, they live in the same apartment, and they look like they’d wilt if they were parted. They’re not married, and they don’t have any … [Read more...] about De Facto Relationships: Bohemian or Convenient?