Ineffective couple therapy

Inexperienced therapist Mistake No. 1 – Lack of Structure The most common mistake made by inexperienced couples therapists is providing too little structure for the sessions. These therapists let spouses interrupt each other and talk over each other. They watch...

Infidelity

Q. “How long does it take to end an affair? A. Between one phone call and 25+ years. Infidelity is most likely to occur in the first three years of marriage or in the last year of the marriage. Infidelity can be emotional, sexual and/or financial. In my...
Goals for couple therapy

Goals for couple therapy

Please start the new year with a resolution to repair whatever remains unresolved from the last two years of weirdness. I like this article from psych central for an understanding of what couple therapy offers. These goals for example, Deepen knowledge and...

Exits from intimacy

1. Why do we “perforate” our relationships with Exits? 2. What are some of the ways we use to avoid each other? 3. What can we do to gradually change this dynamic in our relationship? One definition of an Exit is “any behavior that acts out a...