“Talk therapy,” also known as psychotherapy, emphasizes the importance of a client speaking to a therapist as the primary means of expressing and resolving issues. In other words, talking leads to problem-solving. The Talking Solution blog posts discuss common concerns I encounter when working with individuals, couples and families along with helpful solutions, guidance and encouragement. If you like what you see, please share it on social media!
Many people consider going to couples or marriage counseling at some point during their relationship. Sadly, marriage counseling has a questionable success rate. This is for a variety of reasons that can be mitigated when [...]
There are many relationship rules, but here are the ones I believe are essential. The rules come from a combination of sources, including my professional work with couples as a marriage counselor, scientific research, and [...]
Well trained marriage therapists have most likely studied the work of Drs. John and Julie Gottman. The Gottmans have done the most extensive research on marriage and what predicts divorce. They discovered four main predictors, [...]
If you were to hear that a therapist’s method of helping distressed couples bond again had a seventy-five percent success rate (as opposed to the rather dismal thirty-five percent success rate of most of the [...]