STOP Spiraling Thoughts: 5 Steps

STOP Spiraling Thoughts: 5 Steps

At some point, you have likely experienced spiraling thoughts. Spiraling thoughts tend to be when we are experiencing anxiety, having negative thoughts, ruminating on an idea/emotion, or have thoughts that lead us down a rabbit hole of “what-if” scenarios or worst case possibilities. Although these thoughts may initially surface to make us want to feel… Continue Reading

Key Tips To Setting Boundaries with Others

Key Tips To Setting Boundaries with Others

At some point or another, you have likely set a boundary, tried to set a boundary that was not respected, or have heard from someone that you should be setting boundaries. Boundaries are essential for your self-care, self-value, and overall health. As a therapist, I frequently see individuals and relationships struggle due to the lack… Continue Reading

5 Bad Reasons to Divorce

5 Bad Reasons to Divorce

As a marriage counselor, unfortunately I see lots of times when marriages just don’t work. Despite all the time and work that people put into counseling, sometimes people just decide that they’d rather not be married and they’re better off going their separate ways. Sometimes it’s probably for the better. But other times there are… Continue Reading

A Therapist’s Tips To Increasing Connection

A Therapist’s Tips To Increasing Connection

If you’re in a romantic relationship, you have likely noticed that there are moments in which your connection physically and emotionally with your partner increases and decreases. This tends to be based on different periods or phases in your relationship. Although it is common for emotional and physical connection to fluctuate, there are things that… Continue Reading

What Blocks Intimacy?

What Blocks Intimacy?

Intimacy is important in relationships, and I am not just talking about sex. I am talking about the sense of emotional vulnerability and connection to your partner. But when our relationships are struggling, it can be hard to find that connection. You might not even fight often, but you feel yourself drifting apart. And when… Continue Reading