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Your partner isn’t a mind reader.

Do you feel frustrated when you share things about your day with your partner? Do you wish they would stop trying to fix or problem solve, and instead listen and show support? Have you stopped sharing because you know you won’t get what you need? Couples become distressed when they approach one another to share…

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Are you feeling anxious or depressed?

Life is a journey that brings with it many ups and downs. We are constantly confronted with the need to be flexible and accept change. Sometimes the changes that occur are planned, like moving, deciding to start a family, graduating from college or graduate school, or changing careers. When change takes you by surprise, it can…

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a ‘two-sided’ affair?

  The discovery of an affair is one of the most painful and damaging experiences for a monogamous couple. When the affair is revealed, the betrayed partner is left to sit with a slew of debilitating and upsetting feelings. 

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what do they say about your same-sex desire?

Family Therapy Magazine’s featured article in the January/February 2013 issue, “Coming Out, Then Coming Together” by Dr. Eliana Gil, PhD., ( highlights Gil’s work with two lesbian women in their early 40’s who were struggling with a life transition as a couple. Through Gil’s use of expressive therapies, the women uncover some of their deeper…

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if love wasn’t blind…

“I finally met the love of my life!” Such joy is expressed in the proclamation of love. Whether the joy is ours, or the excitement belongs to a friend or relative, we come together to rejoice in love, and questions abound about this new and mysterious person.

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