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Innately Interwoven: Foundations of the Human-Animal Bond

“There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.”—Bern Williams   I will always remember bringing my puppy home for the first time. She was two months old, soft, warm, cuddly…and a lot of work!  After two long nights in which she woke me hourly with her little cries, I took [...]

By | 2017-11-02T15:37:44+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Counseling, Family, Human-animal bond, Love, Puppy, Relationships, Therapy, Wellness|Comments Off on Innately Interwoven: Foundations of the Human-Animal Bond

How NOT to Communicate With Your Partner

Almost every couple that reaches out to me for help will say that they need help with “communication.” They understand that even though they are talking together or expressing themselves (often loudly), they aren’t really communicating. This breakdown in communication stems from couples employing inappropriate strategies to resolve their conflicts. This often plays out in [...]

Should We Seek Family Therapy Services?

Every family faces its own unique set of challenges. Perhaps your family is experiencing problems with sibling rivalries, or maybe you’re facing more serious issues such as substance abuse and addiction. No matter how big or small your problems may seem, it’s important to evaluate your situation to determine whether the help of a professional [...]