Attachment and Friendships

Attachment and Friendships

Written by therapist Melissa Del Carmen Our Good Friend, Gretchen Wieners Who here has seen the 2004 teen comedy, Mean Girls? For those who haven’t, it is about a home schooled teenage girl, Cady Heron, who experiences the culture shock of the high school hierarchy of...
Making Use of Communication Exercises

Making Use of Communication Exercises

Written by therapist Bria McCalpin As the majority of us know, communication is a part of any relationship and sometimes it can be difficult to communicate with others, especially with partners. However, it is important to know there will always be ups and downs as...
Understanding Your Needs in Relationships

Understanding Your Needs in Relationships

Written by therapist Bria McCalpin There may be a point in a relationship where you require specific needs, and they are not getting met by the person you want them from. Sometimes, we can be unsatisfied in relationships and find ourselves getting frustrated over time...
Validation in Relationships

Validation in Relationships

A lot of couples will come into therapy because they don’t feel like they are close anymore. Many times they will talk about how they are not physically close and through therapy they realize that they are not emotionally close anymore either. Having a stronger...
Healing After the End of a Relationship

Healing After the End of a Relationship

Written by therapist Bria McCalpin As much as we hope that we do not break up with a partner, sometimes relationships can end either expectedly, or as a surprise. Regardless, relationships are hard work, so when they do not succeed, it can be even more difficult to...