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Ask a Therapist: What’s a Great Book For Couples?

I just finished re-reading what I consider to be some of the best information about couples and relationships out there, Dr. Susan Johnson’s “Hold Me Tight: Conversations for a Lifetime of Love” (2008). Dr. Johnson is the founder of Emotionally-Focused Couples Therapy and her book explores the attachment principles behind human connection, specifically within intimate […]

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Ask a Therapist: How to Manage The Bully

Bullying continues to be a huge problem in our schools and youth communities. With bullying remaining such a prevalent issue, it makes sense that we should strategize ways to help ourselves and our loved ones navigate these challenging relationships. Kendra Doukas, LMFT addresses this complex topic and offers useful guidance on how to overcome the difficulties being faced.

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Reconnecting With the Meaning of the Holidays

For many of us, the holiday season is stressful, overbooked, and difficult. Our to-do lists are overflowing and pocket books draining as we look to fulfill out gift list for those in our lives. Reminding yourself about the true meaning of this time of year can really help to feel connected to a greater good versus bogged down by the holidays.   

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