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August 2011
Can taking time out, save a troubled relationship?
(related tags: couples therapy, couples counseling)

Trial separation can sometimes salvage a marriage that’s on the rocks, because it provides time for growth and reflection. Do you think taking time out from a troubled relationship can actually save it?
July 2010
1 in 4 Married Couples Sleep in Separate Beds
(related tags: couples therapy, couples counseling)

Marital bed “once a symbol of matrimony” is threatened with extinction. According to the National Sleep Foundation, nearly one in four American couples sleep in separate bedrooms or beds. In addition, the National Association of Home Builders says it expects 60 percent of custom homes to have dual master bedrooms by 2015. TODAY’s Natalie Morales takes a look at this marital trend.

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May 2014
Digital Foreplay: The Truth About Online Dating
(related tags: online dating, tinder, therapy, couples therapy, dating apps)

Online dating sites and apps like Tinder and Plenty of Fish are changing relationships. Online dating is a new, and some say easy way for people of all ages to start relationships. On Point’s Aleksandar Milojkovich talks to marriage and family therapist Allison Cohen, CSUN Psychology Professor Luciana Lagana, and cyber dating expert Julie Spira.

RADIO

What are the Repercussions of Social Media?
(related tags: couples therapy, couples counseling)

How do email, text, Facebook and Twitter negatively impact our relationships?

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Is Your Bed a War Zone?
(related tags: couples therapy, couples counseling)

Is your bed a war zone? Does your husband snore or your wife steal the covers? Do you suffer from sleepless nights because you share a bed with your romantic partner? We’ll talk about the challenges and benefits of sharing a bed.

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BOOKS
“Free-Range Kids: Giving Our Children the Freedom We Had Without Going Nuts with Worry”
by Lenore Skenazy
(related tags: kids psychology, family counseling)

“Free-Range Kids is the best kind of manifesto: smart, funny, rigorous, sane, impassioned, and bristling with common sense. If you’re a parent, or planning to become one, read this book. You have nothing to lose-apart from your anxiety.” Carl Honor ©, author, In Praise of Slowness and Under Pressure
MAGAZINES & WEBSITES
Woman's Day
11 Reasons Why You Should Never Give Up on Love
(related tags: couples counseling, couples therapy)

Even if life experience has made you lose hope, there are plenty of reasons to hang in there.


Divorce Signs: 10 Signs Your Marriage Is In Trouble
(related tags: couples counseling, couples therapy)

Wondering about the status of your relationship? Learn the top 10 indicators of marital distress and head trouble off at the pass!


Relationship Advice
(related tags: couples counseling, couples psychotherapy)

Expert Q & A on all things relationship!


Top 6 Reasons You Love A Bad Boy…And Shouldn’t
(related tags: individual therapy, psychotherapy)

A common issue amongst women, bad boys are attractive on so many levels. Read on for the “Why’s” and how to counteract them.


Why Holding On to Your Ex Means Holding Off on Your Life
(related tags: couples psychotherapy, couples counseling)

Because breaking up is hard to do, we tend to stay at the party too long. Learn about the stages of a break up and how to move onward and upward.

PBS

Depression: A Family Affair
(related tags: psychotherapy, individual therapy)

Depression affects more than just the sufferer. It’s an entire family issue. Gain new perspectives and tools to help both yourself and your loved ones.


30 Days, 30 Ways to Build Better Self Confidence
(related tags: psychotherapy, counseling)

Learn 30 great tips and tricks for gaining better self esteem in just 30 days.


August 2011 issue – Is It Okay to Flirt With Other People
(related tags: couples psychotherapy, couples counseling)

At one point or another, everyone is faced with the question, “Is it okay to flirt with someone other than my partner?” Get the answer here.


Do or Don’t: Sleeping in Seperate Beds
(related tags: couples therapy, couples counseling)

Imagine this. It’s time for bed. You and your sweetie make sure the doors are locked, turn off the lights, kiss goodnight and then head for separate beds.


Happily Sleeping in Separate Beds?
(related tags: couples therapy, couples counseling)

Separate beds are not a symbol of a dysfunctional relationship if they lead to healthier interactions between couples.


A Woman’s Guide to ‘Me’ Time
(related tags: individual therapy, psychotherapy)

How to find the time for yourself and why it matters.

7 Relationship Problems and How to Solve Them
(related tags: psychotherapy, counseling)

Wondering how to find a way out of your relationship bind? Even in the darkest moments, there are creative solutions to solving these struggles. Concrete tools ahead!


Shacking Up before Divorce
(related tags: couples therapy, couples counseling)

Legal: Think Again about State Law before Moving in with new Partner