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Couples Therapy with a Brand New Man?

Are We Seeing the Emergence of a Brand New Man? Fascinating new research conducted by the University of British Columbia indicates that Millenial men tend to value selflessness, social engagement, and

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How Long Does Sadness Last? the Science of Bad Outcomes

How long do we feel sad after a serious personal setback? And what sorts of setbacks are particularly impactful? In these extraordinary times, I took a detour into new research from the field of Labor

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Personality Change After Heart Surgery

Can Personality Change After Heart Surgery? One of the ways science-based couples therapists are different is that we stay current with research that impacts relationships. Some of this research may, at

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How the Gottman Relationship Checkup and Other Relationship Questions Improve Couples Therapy

The Importance of Relationship Questions Before Couples Therapy At Couples Therapy Inc., we understand the importance of relationship questions. Every relationship contains two stories, eagerly waiting

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State Dependent Learning…an Often Neglected Idea in Couples Therapy

What is State-Dependent Learning? State-Dependent Learning is perhaps the most essential idea in couples therapy…but it rarely gets discussed. What is State-Dependent Learning? Simply put, State-Dependent

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Hiraeth…Timshel…and the Wolf You Feed

The Wolf You Feed Is the Wolf that Wins Today I’m going to write about two wolves, and especially the wolf you feed. I’ll also introduce two words you may not be familiar with… Hiraeth

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You Got This!…How to Build Resilience in the Time of Coronavirus

What is Resilience? Many of us want to learn how to build resilience during these tough times. Don’t worry…you got this! But first, we need to define what we are talking about? What is resilience? Resilience

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