According to research conducted by the University of New York, out of every a hundred people, three to five of them struggle with gambling. These statistics are astonishing considering the rising number of online and offline casinos. Just like in drug addiction, gambling addiction refers to the stage whereby a person cannot resist the… Read More The Grave Dangers of Gambling Addiction
Relationship problems are extremely stressful for most people. Some couples separate or divorce after long distress. Some couples distressed about their relationships look for therapy hoping that therapy can rescue them from misery. As a matter of fact, these couples have good potential to restore their partnership. There are several initial steps couples need… Read More When couples fail to connect.
Sex May Be at the Core of Many Problems That Makes Couples Feel Disconnected. Couples may feel disconnected in many ways. Sex is a salient example. Research and statistics show that couples with no sex in their relationship usually are not very long-lasting. Sex may be at the core of many problems couples face,… Read More Sex May Be at the Core of Many Problems
Feeling like you are stuck in the same loop, arguing and losing connection? Do you feel that you are both missing what is most important to the other partner? Does every discussion with your partner end up following the same unsatisfactory pattern? … Read More Do you feel frustrated about the relationship with your spouse/partner?
Do you feel that you are missing some important skills? Assertiveness? Communication skills? Insight in your own motives? Are you also the type of person who wants action, not just spending years in therapy? Learning and implementing new ways of living with people is what I specialize in. I am very attuned to each individual, so whether you are soft… Read More Welcome.
Are you open and honest about your past and present? Are you sharing your goals for the future with your partner? Or are you expecting that your partner will fix your problems and compensate for your shortcomings—perhaps without disclosing these expectations to him or her? If so, you could be setting yourself up for… Read More How to create a trust in your relationship from the early stage. Pre-marital counseling tips
There are several approaches that can be applied when starting a relationship with a someone from a different culture. These steps can be applied toward relationships within the same culture, as well. Studies of relationships have shown that, by addressing the following steps in early stages of a relationship, couples can build a strong… Read More What Should Couples Do Early On To Prevent Conflicts, Misunderstandings, and Feeling of Hurt?
Couples often come to see a therapist, wondering how to fix a problem in their marriage. Often they start their relationship expecting to face all problem together, only to find that their relationship is the biggest problem. As a matter of fact, prevention is much easier than treatment. What should couples do early… Read More Prevention VS Treatment in couples therapy.
There are a lot of bumps on the road of marriage. Leo Tolstoy opened his novel Anna Karenina with the phrase that became the famous marriage quote: “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” The most fairy tales end, “and they lived happily ever… Read More Why do marriages often fail?
A common theme for intercultural relationships is the discrepancy of identity status, that creates a distance between partners. This can stay invisible to the partner who lives within his cultural group and sees each situation applying his/her cultural code.