Marriage and Couples Counseling

Couples who experience serious and often gridlocked problems generally wait too long to seek help and their problems become entrenched. They feel abandoned and rejected and don’t feel listened to when they try to express their pain. Their fights may become...

Suicide In Children and Teens

If you’re in a crisis now, do not hesitate to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-TALK (8255) To chat online with a counselor, click here: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/GetHelp/LifelineChat.aspx The National Suicide Prevention...

Teen Suicide

If your Teenager is in a crisis now, do not hesitate to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) To chat online with a counselor, click here: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/GetHelp/LifelineChat.aspx The National Suicide Prevention...

The Stages of Change

According to the research of James O. Prochaska, Ph.D. & Carlo C. DiClemente, Ph.D. there are 6 stages of change. Their research helped many Americans quit smoking, recognizing that change is a process that has an emotional component, not just a...

Recommended Reading

RECOMMENDED READING For Cognitive Behavior Therapy If you are interested in doing CBT on your own, there is an excellent resource in Dennis Greenberger and Christine Padesky’s work book, Mind Over Mood, Second Edition: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You...

Effective Communication for Couples

Some things are worth arguing about! Arguing is a common and sometimes effective form of communication if the negativity between the individuals is managed. Constant arguing is tiresome and exhausting, especially when it is unproductive and neither gets their point...

Repairs After a Fight

Researchers have found that couples who are happily married do argue.  However, if their arguments become mean spirited, they spontaneously make repairs.  Dr. Kovner will teach you how to make repairs after a marital fight which can strengthen the bond of the...

Having Unpleasant Fights?

Has your fighting become unpleasant? One piece of advice is that even happily married couples argue. Some things are worth fighting for. However, if you or your partner say things that you or they later regret, or you argue when under the influence which could lead to...
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