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Zoombombing & Video Therapy

Zoombombing is another recent addition to our new COVID-19 vocabulary, along with coronavirus, sheltering-in-place, social distancing, flattening the curve. What a learning curve! My therapist networks reacted with alarm. Will zoombombing affect our video therapy [...]

By |2020-04-10T16:19:29-04:00April 5th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Couples In Step Business Evolution, COVID-19|Tags: , |2 Comments

Video Therapy at Couples In Step

Here's how Irene , the founder of Couples In Step has integrated (and continues to integrate) video therapy into professional work with couples. Professionally Irene recall using Skype for the first time with a client couple around 2008. Despite the poor video quality and rampant dropped calls of that era, client couples continued to jump at the opportunity when she occasionally presented a video therapy call as an option...and now we're in COVID-19

By |2020-04-05T18:12:13-04:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Couples In Step Business Evolution, COVID-19|Tags: , |4 Comments

Responsive Lovers Don’t Rush to the Bedroom, Says Research

Far too many people imagine a responsive lover is someone who reacts well to sexual stimuli or their partner’s sexual desire. While responsive is defined as “reacting to suggestions, influences, appeals, or efforts”, a responsive [...]

By |2020-01-24T15:14:38-05:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Sexuality, Successful Relationships|Tags: , |0 Comments

Become an EFT Therapist – Here’s Why

Want to grow your practice? Interested in growing your therapy skills? Consider couples therapy as a specialty and train in Emotionally Focused Therapy. The way to becoming an EFT therapist is through ICEEFT, the umbrella organization for [...]

The Ashley Madison Affair: Why so Fascinating?

AshleyMadison.com is an online dating site that invites people in committed relationships to “have an affair, life is short.” Last August the website’s database was leaked, exposing 30 million customers’ personal information. For a few [...]

By |2019-05-30T18:23:38-04:00November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blog, Infidelity|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Beyond Curiosity: The Key for Racially Diverse Couples

Successful cross-cultural couples are curious about their partner’s culture. They don't presume their partner shares their assumptions about how things should be in a relationship. They delight in exploring their differences, and this helps them steer their way through many differences and misunderstandings.

But partners in a healthy cross-cultural [...]

Internet Porn Affecting Someone You Know?

Is internet porn adversely affecting someone you know? The airwaves in both the US and Canada have been giving this topic a good amount of "fear-mongering" attention of late. So perhaps it comes as no [...]

“I’m Afraid our Relationship will Suffer if We’re in Separate Beds”

So, you’re a committed couple. Congratulations! You live together. Great! But you're talking about sleeping in separate beds. And you're worried this will bode poorly for your relationship. Competing studies about this very issue come [...]