Tag Archives: Connection

Two Therapists Talking: Sharing What Makes Us Feel Loved

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about the importance of sharing with others what it is that makes you feel loved. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Sex Addiction

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about our views on sex addiction. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write us at TwoTherapistsTalking@gmail.com.

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Keys to the Kingdom…

I talk a lot about boundaries – setting them, enforcing them, adjusting them. Unfortunately when people hear the word boundaries they often imagine a thick impenetrable wall surrounding them. In response, therapists say that boundaries should be flexible. I struggle with … Continue reading

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Am I Obligated to be Loyal?

Loyalty is a trait that most of us value a great deal. To me, loyalty is something that is earned. We become loyal to another person for different reasons. For me it is when there actions match my core values … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: What is Couples Therapy Like?

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss what couples therapy is like. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write us at TwoTherapistsTalking@gmail.com.

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When Different Isn’t Different…

One comment I hear from clients is that they feel “different from everyone else.” Some describe it as feeling “weird.” When they go on to talk about why this is a problem it is almost always a variation of the … Continue reading

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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…

When I work with couples I often ask them if they love each other. With the exception of those that are there for help navigating the end of their relationship, they almost always say yes. That’s the answer I would … Continue reading

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Differences in Sexual Desire…

I ran across a great blog post by Dr. Justin J. Lehmiller. He wrote about a recent article in the Wall Street Journal entitled “How often should married couples have sex? What happens when he says ‘more’ and she says ‘no?” There was … Continue reading

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Doing It When You Don’t Want To…

I enjoy writing this blog. Well, most weeks. I love to think about things that happen in therapy and in life. I love to draw connections between them. I love to see how perspectives on a situation change if you … Continue reading

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When Perspectives Vary…

Many clients come to see me about relationship issues. The types of relationships vary. They may be romantic or family or work or any number of other types of relationships. Despite being different in nature they have many things in … Continue reading

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