This Psychology Today Blog post has put Couples Therapy in perspective for me. As a therapist, I forgot how vulnerable and worrisome it is to be in front of a Therapist. The good news is that all the myths surrounding Couples therapy do not have to end in the wrong note. Researchers have also found […]
Marriage is the union of two unique individuals that have committed to each other to harvest their love and admiration into a secure connection that is empowering for each other. Well, at least that is what it should be. Ideally, couples establish a safe relationship that allows room for disagreements and conflict and for each […]
This Psychology Today Blog post is worth reading. The post shares 5 easy things to do, to “divorce proof” your marriage. Focusing on your relationship and working hard to deal with the challenges will improve your chances of staying out of the lawyer’s office. Choose to “divorce proof” your marriage. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/if-you-re-in-my-office-it-s-already-too-late/201803/five-ways-divorce-proof-your-marriage#_=_
Loving someone and giving yourself to that person takes work and sacrifice. Love alone does not make your relationship work. Loving your spouse requires friendship, patience, forgiveness, and purpose. Make your marriage a priority and reach your full potential. Take a few minutes to watch this video to learn What’s the secret to a lasting […]
One big misconception that we all have about disagreements with our significant other is that not saying anything will make us feel better and will end the argument or conflict. However, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Every time we purposely keep quiet in the name of LOVE we are planting the seed of […]
As a counselor, I have had many clients go into heated meaningless arguments about the most insignificant things. Things such as a comment that had every good intention but the spouse receiving the message misinterpreted the message and took offense. Many times, this happens because of being stuck and holding on to negative feelings. Dr. […]
Since 1949, Mental Health America and our affiliates across the country have led the observance of May is Mental Health Month by reaching millions of people through the media, local events and screenings.
What a year 2017 has been? I am immensely grateful for all the good times, and the many new people that came into my life.
A Khalid Latif video lesson: Stand For Hope.
Here, you can learn facts about Mental Illnesses from The National Institute of Mental Health.