What To Expect From Couples Therapy

If you feel you and your spouse are at a communication impasse in your marriage, you may find you benefit from couples therapy. Also known as couples counseling or relationship counseling, couples therapy can benefit your union both short-term and […]

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Why Getting Counseling Before Marriage is a Great Idea

Marriage counseling – a scary thought – right? Many couples think that marriage counseling is only needed when divorce is imminent, but it is very beneficial to go to counseling before marriage. You’re going to spend the rest of your […]

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Common Reasons to Seek a Marriage Counselor

When a relationship breaks down, a marriage counselor can help a couple overcome their issues, and start building a more meaningful relationship. There are many reasons why couples seek out a marriage counselor San Diego, but some of the most […]

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How Virtual Affairs Can Be as Dangerous as Actual Physical Affairs

Virtual affairs, also known as online affairs, are often viewed as harmless indulgences, because physical interactions do not take place. These virtual affairs can begin from an ad placed in the personals section, through a dating app or a social […]

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When is the Right Time to Stop Counseling?

Every client that undergoes counseling wonders when is the right time to stop counseling sessions. You may feel you are not benefitting from this particular client-counselor relationship or, perhaps, you have been in counseling for an extended period time. To […]

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It’s Never Too Late to Move Forward from Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse is a trauma that greatly affects your life on many levels, but the extent of its impact depends upon your coping tools. Regardless of how long you have been battling with the terrible ordeal you suffered, a licensed, […]

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There is No Right or Wrong Way to Grieve

A common misconception concerning the process of grieving is that it is associated with the loss of an important person in your life. However, the pains of grief can be experienced over any major loss, such as the death of […]

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The Most Common Times Couples Seek Counseling

Over the years, I have seen couples seek a psychotherapist for a plethora of reasons. Sometimes, therapy is seen for a happy couple that just wants to make their love stronger, but this is not the norm. Patients often come […]

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I Think I Just Had My First Panic Attack! What Do I Do?

As a psychotherapist I know that panic attacks are frightening. People often describe the experience as feeling like they’re having a heart attack. Others experience an overwhelming feeling of impending doom. If you think you’ve experienced your first panic attack, […]

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Marriage Myths: Unconditional Love or Nothing

San Diego Marriage Counseling

A largely perpetuated marriage myth is that a marriage must be founded and reinforced with unconditional love or the marriage is doomed. This slippery slope of thinking allows free reign of unchecked damaging thoughts and behaviors to run rampant in […]

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