It's not selfish to take care of yourself. I remember this when my critic tries to call me selfish as I watch a movie by myself in the bedroom (I am an introvert and rejuvenate when I have time to myself). What do you need to remind yourself when you take time to feel peace and joy, create and play, rejuvenate and refresh? #selfcareRead More
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How to Find the Best Psychotherpaist? Secret Unlocked
Here are some tips to get started with looking for psychotherapist for yourself…Read More
If you are thinking about using journaling as part of your wellness strategies, you may want to write down some goals first. Here are some suggestions on how others use their journal and how you might want to as well.Read More
Dealing with an emotionally explosive spouse is not easy. One minute you’re fine and you feel like you know your partner, the next, you feel like you’re married to a stranger.
While every marriage has its ups and downs, emotional explosions and angry outbursts really take a toll on your relationship and will cause shut down and distance.
These five tips may be just what you need to help you manage these outbursts in your marriage.Read More
Are You Always Shouting and Reacting? Does it feel like you are less interacting and more overreacting? Want to be a better communicator?Read More
Just like a plant grows vigorously and flourishes when its needs are met, humans thrive when they are cared for and cared about. Anxiety, though, is as damaging to a person as the lack of sunshine is to a plant, causing it to shrivel up and die.
To thrive once again, you must counter and manage anxiety firmly and decisively.Read More
Many times we know what we don't want better than we know what we do want. This is true for couples that I see in my practice as well. It is sometimes easier to voice complaints: "He/She doesn't make me happy anymore" "We are just a mess" When I ask them, "If we worked together for awhile and you finally got to the place where you said to yourself, 'there that's better, I like how we are now' what would be different?" I often get a blank look, or general statements and not much detail to how things would be better.Read More
How Depression Lies to You
Consider for a moment: The exact same event can have a completely different impact on different people. That is because people don’t necessarily just reflect the reality of an event, they interpret its meaning. And while depressed people often doubt themselves, they seldom doubt their judgment about their own interpretations.Read More
Depression cunningly sneaks into your heart and steals everything that ever excited you... Find out how to Control Your Depression and Take Back What It Stole From You.Read More
Substance abuse can wreak havoc on a marriage. Has it brought yours to the brink of total collapse?
Have you given up trying to figure out how to help your spouse break free from substance abuse? Is your life so chaotic that you’ve contemplated divorce? Are you sure you’re willing to go through with that?
How can you find the strength to take action? And what actions would be best?Read More