Secure Attachment

Secure Attachment: The Key to Healthy Relationships In this article, we delve into the crucial concept of secure attachment and its profound impact on our lives. More than just a term, secure attachment is a fundamental element that shapes our emotional well-being,...

Attachment Styles

Four types of attachment styles are commonly observed in individuals. These attachment styles, namely secure, anxious-preoccupied, dismissive-avoidant, and fearful-avoidant, play a significant role in shaping our relationships and interactions with others....

Men and Depression

Almost twice as many women as men experience depression. Women are more likely to seek professional help than men. In fact, 2 out of 3 counseling clients are female.Men just aren’t as good at seeking out help.Men don’t, however, get a pass when it comes to depression....

Communication Is Not The Problem

“We can’t communicate” is a statement I hear a lot in my counseling practice. It doesn’t take long before I discover it isn’t true. Most of the couples I see communicate quite well. In fact, the whole neighborhood hears them communicating. They communicate in my...

Christmas Advice To My Sons-in-Law

Christmas can be stressful.It is supposed to be wonderful and magical – and at times it is both of those things – but it can also bring its own unique problems.  Most of what I have learned about managing holiday stress I have learned the hard way. With...

5 Reasons To Go To Marriage Counseling Alone

As the name would suggest, marriage counseling is intended for couples. But sometimes, only one spouse is willing to go. If that describes you, then you may want to go to marriage counseling alone. One spouse may believe marital therapy won’t be helpful.   Or they...

Managing Holiday Stress

If you are looking for help managing holiday stress you are probably looking for answers. You want to enjoy the spirit of the season without losing yourself in the process. But stuff keeps getting in the way. The stress of worrying, shopping, decorating, traveling,...

What Causes Depression?

What Causes Depression? What Causes Depression? It really depends on who you ask.  If you ask a physician, whose training is in biology, physiology, and neurology, you will likely get an answer that talks about genetic and biochemical causes. If you ask me – my...