We have all heard the statistic that 50% of marriages end up in divorce. Couples find themselves wanting to beat the odds, but many struggle. Couples therapy can help you and your spouse validate and accept each other, gain insight, and learn to manage differences.
The most critical factors for successful counseling are for the therapist to be able to accurately understand your feelings and concerns, have a nonjudgmental attitude toward you and your issues, and for both of you to be able to be authentic. If you feel progress isn’t being made, don’t assume that therapy can’t help you.
When partners allow each other to talk without interruption, they are encouraging each other to express themselves more and on a deeper level. When both are allowed to deeply express themselves, then as a couple they will feel a greater sense of emotional connection.
A true story from our CEO (Sandra) and how she now gives herself permission, advantage and encouragement to reach beyond what her initial assessment of her limits are.
When accepting the end of life, healing might take on a different meaning. It may be easier to shift priorities and find ways to renew that sense of wonder and appreciation. This can lead to a time of personal growth, fulfillment and more meaningful experiences.
The adolescent years can be quite a challenge for parents and teens. The teen years present brand new experiences and expectations. In order for parents and teens to navigate these years together successfully, there are a few general ideas parents should keep in mind.