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September 20, 2016 by Trent, 0 comments

I work a lot with couples. I’m guessing this has to do with being a marriage and family therapist! Often in the course of therapy with a couple, I have heard someone say that their primary love language is (fill in the blank) (referring to Chapman’s 1995 book, The five love languages: How to express heartfelt commitment to your mate). The statement is then Read more…

February 14, 2013 by Kristyn, 0 comments

I will wholeheartedly admit it. I read research articles from time to time…just for fun. Most of the articles that I choose to read focus on a topic that I can relate to or that one of my clients may be able to relate to. Earlier this week, I stumbled across a news article that presented the findings on research Read more…

September 19, 2012 by Fatimah, 1 comment

There have been many conversations on this blog about changing selves and growth. Many factors contribute to change: environment, people, travel, pain, and emotions in general. But the focus has largely centered on the individual self and not as much on how change affects relationships as a result. I’m very aware of my own fluid change and shifting identity and Read more…

May 30, 2012 by Fatimah, 1 comment

Pictures. Paintings. Music. What do these words have in common? Each object or concept is one where every one walks away with a unique meaning.  Most people would agree to this statement and respect another person’s right to interpretation. Now, let’s shift this concept over to relational therapy (couples and families). In my work with couples, I may ask each Read more…