• When You Love the Dog More

    Are you a dog person? I am. No offense to cat people. I don’t get it, but bless you for loving those fur-ball hacking, litter box using, snobby puff balls. Haha. Just joking. But seriously. I’m a dog person. Always have been. I have two of THE CUTEST pups. Bentley and Penelope. They are [...]

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    The Vacancy Factor

    A Therapist's Cautionary Tale You know that feeling you get when you’re watching a movie you’ve seen before and that character you’re rooting for is on the cusp of making a mistake you know will ultimately lead to their demise?  That very gut instinct is the basis behind [...]

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    The Roommate Epidemic

    It’s ten o’clock at night and you’re sitting in bed, side by side.  Each of your faces are illuminated by the blue light of your smart phones.  You’re chatting with friends on social media, you’re typing emails to your coworkers, you’re watching [...]

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    The Ghost of Lovers Past

    Oh love.  A story old as time.  Funny how one simple little word can immediately conjure visions of fairy tales and romance.  Love brings with it a sense of hope, newness, and stability.  It takes us to a place of butterflies and rainbows, sunshine and good hair.  A [...]

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    Preparing your marriage for the journey of infertility

    If you’ve found yourself on this page then unfortunately you’re probably struggling with infertility.  Let me start by saying I am so, so sorry this is your path.  A hard, arduous road – one you likely never saw coming – lies ahead.  While the fact that [...]

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    Hot Date

    After counting down all week, seconds ticking by at a snail’s pace, the clock finally strikes five.  Freedom!  Before your boss can even get her hand up to wave goodbye you’ve already peeled out of the parking lot.  The only thing racing faster than your car is your [...]

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    Fighting Fair

    10 steps to coming out of an argument unscathed  Inevitably, disagreements will arise in all relationships.  Believing otherwise is not only naïve, but it can also leave you and your partner ill-equipped to handle conflict.  If the dynamic of your relationship is particularly [...]

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    Private Couple's Retreat

    There comes a time in every relationship that a vacation just won’t do.  Sure, the two of you are in desperate need of a getaway, but something deep within urges for more than just sand, sun, and fun.  While you could both use some rejuvenation, so too could your [...]

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    Marriage Revolution

    I’m sure you’re aware there are many articles and studies out there about commitment.  From reasons monogamy is “dead” to biological markers that supposedly prove we’re not wired for one partner only, the anti-commitment research abounds.  However, this is not[...]

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    Daydreaming Divorce

    All too often, I find that new clients sitting across from me on the couch are gazing longingly through the balcony door at the view.  Their marriages are crashing around them, just like the waves are crashing along the ocean shore. These couples are wishing for a different life, and you may be[...]

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