10 Relationship Exercises to Try at Home

2018-01-23T07:33:15-05:00

Relationships exercises can help prevent you from ever calling us for an appointment. As a couple’s therapist, I know that on the outside, a couples’ need for counseling may seem like the relationship is already doomed. Can a relationship survive when things are “bad” enough that outside help is needed? Yes, actually, it can. And [...]

10 Relationship Exercises to Try at Home2018-01-23T07:33:15-05:00

Six Key Steps to Surviving an Affair

2018-01-05T07:43:25-05:00

For most of us, infidelity isn’t just a rough patch in a relationship – it’s usually the end of it entirely. In a recent study done in the UK, 33% of people surveyed actually think a relationship can survive and thrive after an affair. Yet when the same question was asked to UK relationship counselors, [...]

Six Key Steps to Surviving an Affair2018-01-05T07:43:25-05:00

Is this Your First Holiday After Divorce?

2017-12-22T07:31:56-05:00

The holidays are typically a time of joy and merriment. We are told to cherish loved ones and bask in the “togetherness” of this magical time of year. Advertisements and movies often show families sledding in a snowy scene or gathered around a fire drinking hot cocoa. But not all families will feel such warmth [...]

Is this Your First Holiday After Divorce?2017-12-22T07:31:56-05:00

Christmas Family Vacation – Holiday Anxiety?

2017-12-15T07:16:10-05:00

How to Avoid Holiday Anxiety with Your Family Canonsburg native Perry Como was the first to say, “there’s no place like home for the holidays”. For some folks, Christmas vacation includes going someplace warm, but most people in Pittsburgh are trading the sun for relatives this year – because nothing beats Pennsylvania and some homemade [...]

Christmas Family Vacation – Holiday Anxiety?2017-12-15T07:16:10-05:00

Emotional Abuse in relationships

2017-10-05T08:19:32-04:00

Emotional Abuse “The scars from mental cruelty can be as deep and long-lasting as wounds from punches or slaps but are often not as obvious. In fact, even among women who have experienced violence from a partner, half or more report that the man’s emotional abuse is what is causing them the greatest harm.” ― Lundy Bancroft [...]

Emotional Abuse in relationships2017-10-05T08:19:32-04:00

Controlling Husband – five signs to look for

2017-08-28T10:55:40-04:00

Five signs you might be married to a controlling husband Are you concerned that your husband may be controlling? Perhaps you’ve felt this way for a long time, but have found yourself creating excuses for such behavior. Maybe you feel that it’s your fault, or that it’s just the way he is. In fact, you [...]

Controlling Husband – five signs to look for2017-08-28T10:55:40-04:00

Codependency when soulmates become relationship addicts

2017-07-06T09:15:11-04:00

Codependency or Relationship Addiction “If you live your life to please everyone else, you will continue to feel frustrated and powerless. This is because what others want may not be good for you. You are not being mean when you say NO to unreasonable demands or when you express your ideas, feelings, and opinions, even if [...]

Codependency when soulmates become relationship addicts2017-07-06T09:15:11-04:00

Falling out of love – what do you do about it

2017-06-29T11:15:07-04:00

Falling Out of Love? The realization that our feelings towards our partner have changed can be confusing. Is it for the best? Was it him or me that changed? Was I actually in love or was it all fantasy? This can be one of the most painful processes to undergo. In order to understand where [...]

Falling out of love – what do you do about it2017-06-29T11:15:07-04:00

Infertility – what do you do when you are struggling with a fertility problem?

2017-06-08T10:18:22-04:00

Infertility “A fertility problem may be one of the most difficult challenges you’ll ever face. It’s normal to feel a monumental sense of loss, to feel stressed, sad or overwhelmed. Don’t chastise yourself for feeling this way. Facing and accepting your emotions can help you move through them.” –Kate Marosek, LCSW specializing infertility concerns The [...]

Infertility – what do you do when you are struggling with a fertility problem?2017-06-08T10:18:22-04:00

Divorce: What Should You Do When Kids Are Involved?

2016-10-18T10:08:40-04:00

Divorcing? It is never an easy decision to separate or divorce. Even as adults it can be a very taxing process in which we lose our identity, friends, family members, and some financial freedoms. Our adult brains can rationalize or even anticipate the changes that will be coming upon us, but what does it mean [...]

Divorce: What Should You Do When Kids Are Involved?2016-10-18T10:08:40-04:00
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