Dr. K Joins Ranks of Gottman Certified Couples Therapist!

It’s official! Kathy McMahon, Psy.D. joins the ranks of Gottman Certified Couples Therapists. She’s the #209th clinician to be certified worldwide. Considering this work has gone on for 42

Continue reading

A Wonderful Proposal for Marriage

I’ve heard many wonderful proposals in my life. It is part of the “Oral History Interview” that is a crucial part of the assessment process. One of the high points of my job is hearing

Continue reading

Another Fight About Nothing

A couple is in the supermarket. The husband is walking past the vegetable section, and is approaching his wife, who has been on another isle. W: (sounding annoyed) Aren’t you going to pick up

Continue reading

Marriage and Friendship… a New Study

Despite the fact that as fewer people are marrying, a new study suggests that remaining single has significant quality of life impacts. Sound and solid marriages are more often found among educated, high-income

Continue reading

Dr McMahon featured on ISMHO – International Society for Mental Health Online

I was honored when the International Society for Mental Health Online asked me to write an article for them. Here it is, talking about the challenges and the rewards of working online with couples.

Continue reading

Worldwide Access to Couples Therapy

Watch our 5 minute video about Couples Therapy Inc ONLINE

Continue reading

Long Distance Relationships Can Work!

Long Distance Relationships Can Work! Our guts may tell us otherwise, but long distance relationships can and do work, according to recent research in the Journal of Communication (Jiang & Hancock,

Continue reading

Research on Emotions has New Implications for Couples Therapy

It is well known that women are more likely to develop major depression disorders, various forms of anxiety disorder, and PTSD, all of which are aspects of emotional dysregulation. These are often presenting

Continue reading

Heroin-Addicted Vietnam Vets Teach Us About Effective Couples Retreats.

The Vietnam war taught us a great deal about the importance of context. It’s even stronger than the most powerful pain-killing drug: Heroin. Can Intensive Couples Retreats take a lesson from i...

Continue reading

Pass the Popcorn… and Get Some Couples Therapy!

Researchers were stunned to discover that divorce rates for newlyweds cut by more than half by couples watching movies about relationships and discussing them afterwards. But not just any relationship

Continue reading