HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF A CONVERSATION!

ALMOST ALL OF us have had the experience of being in a conversation where, no matter how hard we try, our thoughts keep wandering away from the person in front of us. Nothing ignites the spark of an engaging discussion. It’s just boring. What exactly makes someone boring? “Boring” is

Read More »

AFTER INFIDELITY – CAN COUNSELING HELP?

Having an Affair is the Ultimate Power Play.  Navigating the waters of marriage counseling after one partner has been unfaithful can be challenging. The trickiest part is maintaining an attitude of what Carl Rogers famously called “unconditional positive regard” for both the betrayer and the betrayed. The therapist quite naturally leans toward

Read More »

INFIDELITY – COUNSELING YOUR WAY THROUGH

Infidelity is unfaithfulness in a marriage or relationship. It can severely strain a relationship and the people involved. An affair can leave the other person feeling devastated, alone, betrayed, and confused. Sometimes, an affair ends a relationship. Other times, couples can repair the relationship. They may do this on their own or

Read More »

MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a counseling approach first described by Professor William R. Miller, PhD, in an issue of Behavioral Psychotherapy in 1983.  As the name suggests, this technique is about motivating the client to change a destructive behavior. This is often used for addiction as lack of motivation to quit

Read More »