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5 Things to Consider Before You Begin Couples Therapy

2018-11-10T19:08:43+00:00November 10th, 2018|

The frequency with which inquiries show up in my practice for couples therapy is far greater than before. I receive calls daily from all kinds of couples... Married, pre-married, cohabitating, post-married, heterosexual, gay, straight, ambivalent, committed, etc. with all sorts of struggles both in and out [...]

Sex Addiction: A Diagnosis of Controversy

2018-11-10T13:33:16+00:00September 15th, 2018|

As reported by CNN,  “For the first time, compulsive sexual behavior -- commonly called sex addiction -- is classified as a mental health disorder on the World Health Organization's International Classification of Diseases (ICD) list -- a decision not without controversy.” Sex-Addiction is on the [...]

Discernment Counseling: Is It for You?

2018-07-22T00:27:00+00:00April 15th, 2018|

Have You Heard of Discernment Counseling? Discernment Counseling started with Bill Doherty, Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota and his Couples on the Brink Project. He devised a model to help couples who are ‘stuck’ choose an end in mind—one of 3 paths: stay stuck, [...]