February 20, 2015

Obstacles to Getting Couples Therapy

Unfortunately, many couples see professional counseling as an unattractive last result, whether they are having minor emotional connection issues or are in major turmoil. The truth is, counseling is nothing to be ashamed of;
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February 7, 2015

Love, Chemistry & Emotion

Love is not just something that comes from your heart; it comes from your soul, your mind, your brain, and all of the chemicals that swirl around in your body. It turns out that
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January 25, 2015

Routines, Affirmation & Empathy

Every couple is different in its own way, but everyone will experience hard times eventually. Every relationship has its bumps, its rough patches, and its doubts. For decades, many psychologists and other scientists have
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November 29, 2014

Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)—also known as Emotion Focused Therapy, or Process-Experiential Therapy—is a form of psychotherapy used to treat individuals, couples or groups. It is typically a short-term (8-20 session) form of therapy that
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July 10, 2014

Facebook Research

My nephew Elliot Berkman was called upon to add some light to the Facebook research furor bringing his expertise to bear on the quality and limitations of the research. “All they are looking at
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July 9, 2014

Depression & Marital Stress

The pioneer of Emotionally Focused Therapy and my former teacher Sue Johnson was quoted in the Chicago Tribune recently. She was discussing the nature of a distressed marriage and recen research that shows it
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