PSYCHOTHERAPY + RELATIONSHIPS
If you are obsessed with human behavior, curious about how to manage change or conflict better, or interested in learning about how you can heal family patterns, uncomfortable emotions, or intimate relationships- you have found the perfect place.
Grab a journal and a mug of tea and dive into the world of relational psychology. Whether you are on this journey solo, with a partner, or with a family member, we’ve got content here to support you.
- How to Talk About Sex With Your PartnerIn the start of a relationship, passion and sex tend to come more easily. As Sue Johnson says in her book Hold Me Tight, the chemistry that we feel in the early days of a relationship is “nature’s way of drawing us together.” But many of us have been conditioned to consider sex as a passing sensation, the end goal of finding our perfect match, instead of an ongoing mechanism in lasting relationships. Making…
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Simple breakdown of attachment theory so you can break patterns and find joy in relationships.
Understanding and changing family patterns for the cycle breakers who are ready to heal.
Tips and tools to self-regulate, understand yourself, and show up in your relationships.
Research-backed approaches to building mentally healthy work environments.
In the start of a relationship, passion and sex tend to come more easily. As Sue Johnson says in her book Hold Me Tight, the chemistry that we feel in…
The only constant in life is change. Heraclitus No matter how much we may try to hold onto the stability of a state of familiarity, it’s impossible not to notice…
Childhood trauma is more prevalent than many people realize, with 67% of children reporting a traumatic experience before the age of 16. If you experienced a traumatic event, or a…
As much as we sometimes may resist this reality, all of us are deeply impacted, on an emotional and mental level, by the experience we had in our family systems…
Relationships are hard work, even the ones that are right for us. Intimate relationships require intentional focus, commitment of time, open communication, and tons of patience. Close relationships can also…
One cliche I hear often is true- relationships are hard work. Sometimes, having time apart is the best thing you can do for a partnership that isn’t quite working. It’s…
-The Therapist Behind the Blog-
I’m a relationship therapist obsessed with uncovering, understanding, and reorganizing relational patterns- all to help people heal themselves and show up better in their relationships.
I have a degree in Marriage & Family Therapy, advanced training in Emotion-Focused Therapy, and experience working as a clinician with individuals, couples, and families.
I’m also married and have been in therapy of all shapes and sizes through my life. So I know what it’s like to be on both sides in a session and do my best to write from both perspectives.
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Here are some tools to help you strengthen your communication and relationships
What is my attachment style?
Learning about your attachment style will help you understand the ways you process emotions, manage big changes, and instinctively communicate with others.
What is our negative cycle?
The negative cycle is pattern of communication where couples get stuck- the conversations you have over and over that don’t change. Figure out yours here: