Category: Therapists

betrayal

Betrayal Trauma Recovery Through Full Disclosure

By Kara Facundo LPC Clients who have betrayed their partners through infidelity, emotional affair, pornography use, or other acting out behaviors often question if or how much they should confess to their loved one. Wouldn’t the full truth cause more hurt and prolong healing and

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Couples Resolutions

4 Ways To Be Better Together in 2022

By Caralee Frederic LCSW Resolve To Do Better In Your Relationship Twenty-one months. That’s how long we have been living with the COVID-19 pandemic. So much has been lost. As we enter a new year, I’d like to reflect on what we’ve gained. I believe one

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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 divorce was the “enforced isolation” with the spouse. Tension in the home,

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Emotion Coaching Style

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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Sex Therapy

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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marriage counseling

A THERAPIST’S BIASES

A word about my biases…Every once in awhile, it comes to my attention that I ought to clarify for clients my biases. Usually, this happens after someone in a couple has indicated that they thought I would be “neutral” or “unbiased” as I worked with

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Gottman couples therapy

Divorce: I Know What It’s Like

Divorce: I Know What It’s Like At times, I learn of the impending trauma of a divorce, due to betrayals, affairs, or addictions, which will devastate a family I know and love personally. People will be shocked. They will not have seen it coming. There

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Continuing Education

Why I Became a Gottman Couples Therapist

Goal to Help Children Led to Specializing in Couples Therapy By Caralee Frederic, LCSW | Certified Gottman Therapist | Couples Workshop Presenter I initially pursued a career in psychology and social work because I wanted to help children who were hurting, but quickly found that

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