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States of Betrayal

By Kara Facundo LPC “I don’t understand how they could do this to me? Did they really love me? Do I even matter?” Being in a state of betrayal can be incredibly challenging and emotionally distressing because it often involves a breach of trust. Someone

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The 4 Parenting Styles

By Amanda Linan LCSW, CST What Style Are You? Research indicates that there are four parenting styles into which most people would fall. Parents can be good, loving parents no matter what style they use! The research does show that children who are parented using

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What is Emotional Intelligence and Why Does it Matter?

EQ and Your Children​ Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is not commonly discussed, yet it affects every facet of our lives. By definition, it means being able to identify and understand your own emotions, understand and empathize with another person’s feelings, and respond to emotions with appropriate

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4 Ways To Bring Back Intimacy

Improving Intimacy. One of the services we provide is Intimate Solution counseling. This approach is weaved into our overall work with couples and individuals, especially for those who suffer from intimacy anorexia and their partners. What is Intimacy Anorexia? Intimacy anorexia, as defined by sex

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Discernment Quiz

Is Divorce The Answer? Couples On The Brink Counseling If you are: 1) Considering divorce 2) Considering marriage therapy 3) Wondering what type of counseling is right for you 4) Wanting to save your marriage but your partner does not One question to ask yourself:

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What is Sex Therapy?

Sex Issues I often get asked what sex therapy means. It’s a fair question as it’s sort of vague. In a sense, it is exactly what it sounds like: therapy about sex. Here are the most common topics that fall under the umbrella of sex

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The Gift Mothers Really Want

With Mother’s Day looming, many fathers and children are scrambling for the right gift. A bouquet of flowers? Jewelry? A trip for a pedicure? So many options!But the gift that could have the most impact is some understanding.What? What does that even mean?Well, in my

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Why Does Love Hurt?

Because Love Matters By Caralee Frederic, LCSW “Why does love hurt?” It’s a question that gives me pause every time, because my knee jerk reaction is to say defensively “It doesn’t” or “It shouldn’t.”Love should feel great! And a lot of the time, it does.

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Sex After Childbirth

Deep breath. I know this is a sensitive topic. The whole cautionary “nothing in the vagina for six weeks and make sure you use a contraceptive”…

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Sexual Addict Partner Recovery

PARTNERS OF ADDICTS: WHY RECOVERY IS NEEDED Many partners of addicts ask: “I’m not the one who betrayed and broke our covenant. I’m not the one who screwed up and broke promises. Why should I have to be in recovery?” Why? Because YOU are worth

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Sexual Addict Individual Recovery

At times, it is wise for the addict and spouse to participate in individual therapy. This could be to address individually the struggles of the current situation and to explore thoughts and feelings that could be hurtful to share with the partner.In individual therapy, the

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