Articles in Body Image, Marriage and Relationships and Trauma and PTSD

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by Stevette Heyliger LPC on September 18, 2019
Moving on After an Affair, Together or Apart?
by Stevette Heyliger LPC on September 18, 2019
Over time, there are many issues that can make a couple's relationship weaker, such as financial problems, feelings of growing apart, and stresses associated with raising children. But an affair is different. An affair can be catastrophic.... Read full article
on August 15, 2019
Why Your Diet May be Hurting Your Relationship
on August 15, 2019
Rick was biting his fingernails while waiting in the long Starbucks cue. Once he was finally seated and nearly finished his double espresso vanilla latte, licking the cruller icing off his fingers and gazing out the window that he could again wonder:... Read full article
on August 04, 2019
Trauma bonding and abusive relationships
on August 04, 2019
Trauma bonding is the biological addiction to the abuser and the ups and downs of the relationship. This need for affection is like a drug.... Read full article
by Shoshana Schwartz on June 10, 2019
Codependency and Enabling Behavior
by Shoshana Schwartz on June 10, 2019
In terms of addiction, codependency occurs when one person, such as the addict's spouse or other family member, has learned or believes that the love they receive from the addict is contingent on allowing the addict to behave in a certain way. ... Read full article
by Dr. Dahlia Mann on June 03, 2019
The benefits of couples counseling online
by Dr. Dahlia Mann on June 03, 2019
Do you feel like he doesn’t understand you? Do you feel that she doesn’t give you space? Do you find yourself fighting a lot, or barely speaking to each other? It’s time to talk about couples counseling.... Read full article
by J.D. Murphy, LMFT on May 23, 2019
What underlies your addiction? Consider trauma/PTSD
by J.D. Murphy, LMFT on May 23, 2019
PTSD and trauma are well-known risk factors for both alcohol and drug use. Many people with PTSD use substances to self-medicate their symptoms.... Read full article
by Pam Kelberg on May 07, 2019
Coping with Mother's Day and Infertility
by Pam Kelberg on May 07, 2019
A special day set aside for celebrating motherhood can be challenging for those struggling with infertility. It can be particularly difficult to be faced with reminders of a deep and personal issue that can be hard on any given day. ... Read full article
by Dr David Lefkowitz on February 12, 2019
Creating peace in your family
by Dr David Lefkowitz on February 12, 2019
Peace at home means offering support and stability to each member of the family in order to stop a distressing situation & facilitate love, respect, and cooperation between family members. Professional help can be instrumental in creating this change... Read full article
by Jennifer Lauren Arceneaux on December 26, 2018
We're just dating, is it too soon for couples therapy?
by Jennifer Lauren Arceneaux on December 26, 2018
When we think of couples counseling we don’t usually think of young, unmarried couples who are dating. But with increased awareness and rejection of the stigma around mental health, couples therapy for those who are dating is on the rise ... Read full article
on November 12, 2018
The Healing Power of Connection
on November 12, 2018
This article explores the healing power of connection and therapy. Learning emotion and stress regulation can only be done through connection with another person, sometimes a therapist. ... Read full article
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