Category: Healing & Repair

Covid-19 divorce

Coronavirus Divorce: Relationship was Badly in Need of Repair

By Caralee Frederic, LCSW One Partner ‘Leaning Out’ A new survey released last month shows the Covid-19 pandemic has, as predicted, increased the demand for divorce. About 45% said the main reason for the divorces was the “enforced isolation” with the spouse. Tension in the home,

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Colorado marriage retreat

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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Couples On The Brink Counseling

Discernment Quiz

Is Divorce The Answer? Couples On The Brink Counseling One question to ask yourself if you are 1) considering divorce, 2) considering marriage therapy and 3) wondering what type of counseling is right for you. QUESTION: Is your marriage on the brink of divorce? Select

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Colorado couples retreat

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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Couples Counseling

A Relaxed Body Can Strengthen Relationships

A Relaxed Body Can Strengthen Relationships “A relaxed body creates secure attachment.” That is my favorite quote from a two-day trauma training I just attended with Dr. J. Eric Gentry, an internationally recognized leader in the field of disaster and clinical traumatology. Think about how

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Recognize and counter 3 types of harmful betrayals

One of the more common complaints I hear among my couples, particularly those with sexual desire differences, is a lack of romance. What is romance? Why is it so important? RECOGNIZE AND COUNTER 3 TYPES OF HARMFUL BETRAYALS By Caralee Frederic, LCSW | Certified Gottman

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couples therapy

‘DEFENSIVENESS’ is Offensive

‘DEFENSIVENESS’ IS OFFENSIVE Goal to Help Children Led to Specializing in Couples Therapy By Caralee Frederic, LCSW | Certified Gottman Therapist | Couples Workshop Presenter Defensiveness is one of the “4 Horsemen” that are predictors of relationship dissolution, according to marriage expert Dr. John Gottman.

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A Proper and Meaningful Way to Say ‘I’M SORRY’

A PROPER AND MEANINGFUL WAY TO SAY ‘I’M SORRY’ Successful Couples Master the Art of Apology By Caralee Frederic, LCSW | Certified Gottman Therapist | Couples Workshop Presenter The way you apologize after hurting your loved one determines whether healing will occur or hurtful feelings

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