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 [...]

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, [...]

Esther Perel on Rethinking Infidelity

2018-04-08T02:18:29+00:00November 18th, 2017|

Last Saturday I had the unique opportunity of attending Esther Perel’s workshop in NYC entitled When Desire Goes Looking Elsewhere.  She has become a leading expert in the field of infidelity and relationship betrayal. Following the release of her second book, State of Affairs, she [...]

Cheating to Stay Married?

2018-04-08T00:33:42+00:00October 24th, 2017|

I got a divorce not because I wanted to have sex with somebody else or because I wasn't having sex with my own husband but because I wasn't happy. These reasons are a frequent impetus for many to enter into an affair. However, research is [...]