Creating a Healthy Blended Family

Blended families are so common that 1 in 3 Americans are either step-parents or have a step-parent. Unfortunately, most people don’t begin the process of blending their families with eyes wide open. They tend to go in excited and assume that they will figure it out because they love each other. Most of the time, […]

Ketamine Therapy – A Powerful Tool in Treating Depression and Anxiety

Psychedelic treatment of mental health issues is re-immerging as a powerful tool in treating mental health struggles. Ketamine is a very safe pharmaceutical that is now becoming available in many states. A growing body of research demonstrates that ketamine treatment incorporated with a robust psychotherapy integration program can be a powerful tool in treating depression, […]

High Frisky – Being the high desire partner in your relationship

If you are “high frisky,” it is possible that you have a partner who has a lower libido than you do. This can be frustrating and, without healthy communication, causes significant tension in your relationship. When this is the case, the key is to talk about your differences and how you feel. You may find […]

Podcast: What To Expect When You Begin Therapy

Therapy can be an intimidating process to begin. Some individuals believe that it means that there is something wrong with them and that the stigma of going to counsel will negatively impact how others perceive them. For some, it is a scary thought to address issues from their past that they have purposely avoided addressing. […]

Forgiveness – Helping couples learn to let go and heal together

Forgiveness is the process of letting go of negative thoughts and feelings from a past event or series of events. Throughout the course of a relationship, it is inevitable that individuals within a couple will have moments where they hurt one another. When couples are unable to forgive one another they build a backlog of […]

How the past affects your current relationship – Interview with Gabe Lobato (Masters Level Intern, business owner, husband and father)

Throughout an individual’s life, they have experiences that shape how they see and interact with the world. Our prior experiences create the way we respond consciously and unconsciously in our relationships. When couples come together, they have entirely different ways to adapt to their environment. When you enter into an intimate relationship, you respond to […]