Marriage and Family Therapy for Couples & Individuals, Registered Circle of Security Parent Educator, Health/Wellness Consulting/Coaching for individuals and groups. Specializing in relationship distress, medical crisis survivorship, wellness, and stress management. Background in Olympic level sports medicine, athletic training, professional cycling. Masters Degree with a focus on Marriage and Family Therapy. Teaching Stress Reduction techniques.
Working to understand each others signature strengths and virtues is a tool I use to help couples appreciate and know each other better. Watch this video to understand the value of this knowledge and cutting edge new psychology.
“What are your strengths…..you have super powers and focusing on your strengths and those of others helps you make a better version of yourself…….Pause and ask yourself: Does what I am about to do accurately reflect who I am and what and who I want to be?”
the process of therapy by focusing on the core of pure empathy and attunement with another suffering human being is presented. Christian Conte shares the need for others to: “Just imagine if everyone in your life defined you by your worst moment, that this moment accompanied you like a badge of shame throughout your life, limiting all future possibilities, including your hopes and dreams.”
Using examples of extreme cases of anger and violent behavior from his years of working with convicts he draws a picture of the need for new methods of compassion and empathy for struggling individuals and society at large. He shares his fascinating method of therapy which is based on “Yield Theory”. A theory rooted in principles of ancient Taoism.
Want to send a message of You’re Still the One….this is such a sweet video, evocative of love and connection….sending the message of let’s start over. Come on, life, relationships…never perfect…..start over…breathe and be in love.
Reading a quality relationship self-help book with your partner can be one helpful avenue to take as a way to enhance the process of professional therapy. Research tells us that couples who choose to read Hold me Tight while they are in therapy show slightly better outcomes.
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