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5 Tips for Rekindling the Romance in Your Relationship

Phoenix, AZ Couples Counseling

By Dina | May 2, 2017 | Couples, Marraige

We see many people coming through couples counseling who want to rekindle the romance in their relationships. The stress of work, family responsibilities, and other external factors can leave people feeling the romance has fizzled out... READ MORE


Why Is Trust Vital to Relationships?

Phoenix, AZ Relationship Therapy

By Dina | Apr 4, 2017 | Couples, Infidelity, Marriage

Strong relationships have common foundations: they are generally based on mutual respect and open communication. They’re also rooted in trust. Couples who have difficulty trusting one another are more likely to experience marital complications and divorce than those who trust completely... READ MORE


How to Get the Most from Marriage Counseling

Phoenix, AZ Marriage Counseling

By Dina | Mar 7, 2017 | Couples, Marriage

Marriage Counseling Can Be Daunting To some people, it feels like a last-ditch effort to save their relationship, while others may see it as a necessary part of working through being together. Regardless of the way you view marriage counseling, you want it to be as effective as possible... READ MORE


Before Calling It Quits

Phoenix, AZ Relationship Therapy

By Dina | Feb 28, 2017 | Divorce, Marriage

One should never make the decision to end a marriage lightly.
It’s a serious choice that will undoubtedly affect the rest of your life. If splitting up is on your mind, there are some important questions to consider... READ MORE


Feeling Ignored in Your Relationship?

Phoenix, AZ Relationship Therapy

By Dina | Feb 7, 2017 | Couples, Divorce, Marriage, Pre-Marriage Counselling

Relationships require a delicate balance. Both people want to feel loved and valued. The more appreciated each person feels, the more willing he or she is to put forth effort and work together for a happy partnership. This need for approval and affection, however, is... READ MORE


How to Know if You’re Ready for Divorce

Phoenix, AZ Marriage Counseling

By Dina | Jan 3, 2017 | Couples, Divorce, Marriage

In Many Cases, Counseling and Teamwork Can Overcome Marital Differences and Get Your Marriage Back on Track. In other cases, however, divorce is the best option for both parties and may be best for your family in the long run. If You’re Considering a Split From Your... READ MORE


How PTSD Can Impact Marital and Romantic Relationships

Phoenix, AZ Couples Counseling

By Dina | Dec 6, 2016 | Couples, Divorce, Marriage, PTSD

Marriage is one of life’s greatest joys. War is one of its greatest sorrows. A veteran who returns home from war with PTSD faces the hardship of having these two relationships mixed together. PTSD casts its challenging symptoms onto every part of a veteran’s life, and... READ MORE


Helping Vets With PTSD Maintain Relationships With Their Children

Phoenix, AZ PTSD Therapy

By Dina | Nov 15, 2016 | Couples, Families, Marriage, Parenting, PTSD

A veteran mom or dad who returns home with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) also returns home with new relationship challenges for his or her children. A child may feel as though the parent who departed for duty several months ago is not the same parent who recently arrived back home... READ MORE


Five Reasons You Should Go to Couples Counseling

Phoenix, AZ Couples Counseling

By Dina | Nov 11, 2016 | Couples, Marriage

Marriage is a constant work in progress, and just because you have been with your spouse for a many years doesn’t mean that everything will be smooth sailing. In fact, the longer you have been together, the more likely different problems are to come up. And... READ MORE


Ways to Coax Your Partner into Couples Counseling

Phoenix, AZ Couples Counseling

By Dina | Nov 8, 2016 | Couples, Marriage

Couples Counseling Can Help Patch up Your Relationship and Teach You Healthy Methods for Coping With Stress and Disappointment. It can only be helpful, though, if both parties are willing to attend, keep an open mind, and listen to the counselor. Sometimes it can be... READ MORE


How to Tell if Your Marriage Still Stands a Chance

Phoenix, AZ Marriage Counseling

By Dina | Nov 1, 2016 | Couples, Marriage

The Divorce Rate in America is Staggeringly High! There are more than 875,000 cases every single year – about one divorce every 36 seconds. For some couples, there is no other choice. However, many relationships don’t fit this bill. There are several signs that show... READ MORE


Five Bits of Relationship Advice for New Moms and Dads

Phoenix, AZ Family Counselor

By Dina | Oct 25, 2016 | Couples, Families, Marriage

Before Your Bundle of Joy Arrived, You Spent Lots of Effort Baby-Proofing Your Home. It’s easy to prepare physically, but often we forget that other areas of our lives need attention, too. Becoming a parent is a wondrous feeling, but it takes a while to become accustomed to it. The changes can echo deep within your relationship, so you need to think carefully about how to proceed... READ MORE


You Might Be Ready for Marriage if You…

Phoenix, AZ Premarital Counseling

By Dina | Sep 20, 2016 | Couples, Marriage, Pre-Marriage Counselling

If you’re thinking about getting married, congratulations. Marriage is a wonderful thing. Just because you feel ready for marriage doesn’t always mean you’re actually ready. Similarly, uncertainty isn’t a sign that you shouldn’t get married. There are some key ways to... READ MORE