Posts tagged Counseling in the Heights
Eye Gazing for Couples: An Exercise to Try at Home

Although there are a multitude of ways to cultivate connection and intimacy within a relationship, some a more easily thought of than others.  For example, most people understand that increasing empathetic and supportive communication can have a positive effect on emotional intimacy. 

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Gottman: Date 2

If you are just tuning into this new blog series, I highly suggest going back to read/complete the first date topic, trust and commitment.  As a recap, Eight Dates is a date guide about 8 different beneficial conversations that help couples to connect and gain a better understanding of one another.  Over the next couple of months, I will be completing overviews of each date conversation. 

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The Therapeutic Relationship

The therapeutic relationship is one of my favorite topics to discuss. Why? Because of the impact that it has on the outcome of therapy. It is also referred to as the therapeutic alliance, working alliance, and the therapeutic bond. The therapeutic relationship is a special bond, or connection, that develops between the therapist and the client over a period of time.

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Discovering Values in the Pursuit of Meaning

Defining values is one of the most critical parts to growth, as well as the counseling experience. It seems impossible to find your own meaning and purpose in life if you don’t know what you truly value.

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Finding Balance in Our Thoughts

The world is not really full of extremes, such as “good people” and “bad people.” Yet somehow people tend to think of things in a very polarized manner.

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