Importance of Play in Your Relationship – Renay Burger Interview Pt. 2

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Curiosity and playfulness are two qualities that are over-abundant at the beginning of most relationships. But as time passes many couples get bogged down in the heaviness of life and lose their playful connection. This leads to negative communication patterns which drain the love and fun out of their interactions. In this episode Tarah and […]

Spectrum of Intimacy – Learning to Love Completely

One of the primary reasons couples come to counseling is that they feel that their intimate relationship has deteriorated. Intimacy is the expression of love to your partner in various ways. To cultivate a satisfying and connected intimate relationship, couples must understand that intimacy and sex are not synonymous. If you measure your connection with […]

Healthy Family Dynamics – Navigating the Daughter-in-Law/Mother-In-Law Relationship

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Creating a healthy and functional family unit is challenging. Extended family relationships often create conflicts of loyalty that slowly erode trust and intimate connection. By understanding the complications of family dynamics from a holistic perspective couples have the opportunity to be more intentional in how they communicate and create systems that minimize conflict and encourage […]

Following Through – How to Build Trust in Your Relationship

It is the small things that you do every day that enrich your relationship with your partner. When couples intentionally try to “Follow Through” on the commitments they make to their partner, it builds trust and a solid and loving bond. By understanding what is essential to your partner and creating a consistent effort to […]

Psychiatry from a Holistic Point of View – Interview with Dr. Warren Kane

The mental health system is a confusing and often frustrating system for many patients to navigate. Once an individual breaks past the stigma of seeking mental health support they begin a journey without a roadmap. They struggle to understand the difference between therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists and a myriad of other mental health providers. . In […]

Anxiety and its Impact on Relationships – Interview with Gabe Lobato Therapist

Couple struggling with Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States aged 18 and older. Anxiety symptoms can range from restlessness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, irritability, headaches, stomach aches, overwhelming worry, and sleep problems. Anxiety profoundly affects individuals, which can also create significant strains on relationships. In this episode […]

Learning to Cope with Anxiety

Anxiety is so common that 1 in 3 people suffer from it, and unfortunately, many aren’t treated. Anxiety not only wreaks havoc on an individual but on a couple too. Anxiety shows up differently for different people. Often anxiety is about feeling a lack of control in your life. It can also be about obsessing […]

Stuck in Repeat – Solutions for Common Relationship Problems

You ask, we answer! Couples across the spectrum struggle with similar stressors and relationship dynamics. They find themselves stuck in patterns that leave them feeling frustrated, alone and unsupported. In this episode Tarah and EJ answer a few questions from their Social Media Audience. They address subjects like division of labor in the household and […]