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EFT Couples Therapist: Personal & Professional Meet

By |2020-02-16T21:26:10-05:00January 8th, 2014|Categories: Attachment, Blog, Emotionally Focused Therapy|Tags: , , , |

Here's a bit of my journey to becoming an EFT couples therapist. September, 2006 saw me heading to Ottawa to attend a couple's therapist training. I am a couple's therapist so nothing unusual in that. [...]

On the Homefront: What is Love to Most of Us?

By |2019-03-03T22:03:57-05:00June 7th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Successful Relationships|Tags: , |

Love can flow like a fast flowing river or it can be like a dry creek bed. Whatever it looks like, we all crave it. Finding a relationship that encompasses mutual joy and shared responsibility [...]

Attachment and Adult Relationships

By |2019-03-03T22:28:54-05:00May 11th, 2013|Categories: Attachment, Blog, Browsing The Web|Tags: , , |

When children are born they develop an "attachment bond" with their primary caregiver/s. This bond shapes the brain of the infant, influencing self-esteem, expectations of others, and the general ability to participate in successful relationships. [...]

Are Women More Emotionally Intelligent Than Men?

By |2020-02-16T22:20:22-05:00May 3rd, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Neuroscience|Tags: , |

Emotional differences between men and women is the topic of fierce debate. Tests measuring emotional differences between men and women tend to show that women have an edge over men when it comes to empathy [...]

Nonverbal Communication

By |2019-05-30T18:39:31-04:00April 14th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Comunication|Tags: , |

While it may be common knowledge that communication is an essential component of a healthy relationship, the importance of nonverbal communication in particular may not be as commonly known. Nonverbal communication is a more natural [...]

Successful Relationships

By |2019-02-25T01:30:01-05:00April 13th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Successful Relationships|Tags: , |

Laughter can play an important part in cultivating a healthy and long-lasting relationship, with its ability to draw people together and form positive bonds. It can be used as a tool to broach sensitive subjects, [...]

Taming the Tiger: Finishing Fights Well

By |2020-04-10T22:23:48-04:00October 26th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Conflict, Featured|Tags: , , , , |

Think back to the last fight you had with your spouse. Put aside the “what” you were fighting about and zero in on how you felt.

Were you “flooded” with intense emotion? Did you feel physically overwhelmed? Were your [...]