Category Archives: Emotional Well being

10 Good Reasons to Break Up With Your Boyfriend or Girlfriend

Knowing when to stay in a relationship and when to exit can be an overwhelming and emotionally draining decision. I often work with clients who enter psychotherapy or coaching wondering if they are thinking about a potential breakup in the … Continue reading

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10 Effects of Depression on Relationships

Depression impacts the quality of your life and relationships. Specifically in romantic relationships, depression can make quality time with your partner less enjoyable and create feelings of hopelessness about where your relationship is going. Depression can also affect your relationship … Continue reading

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How to Get Over a Breakup — 10 Coping Tips (For Yourself & Friends)

The end of a relationship can be devastating, leading to changes in routine, mood, interest in activities and hobbies, and other physical symptoms, such as poor sleep quality and loss of appetite. Are you wondering what you can expect and … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Dating After Divorce

Dating after divorce may be uncharted territory, but it is absolutely possible to have a successful, happy and healthy dating life post-divorce. I hope you will check out my latest article, featured on www.datingadvice.com, a leading online resources for dating … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Relationship Anxiety Resource (Causes, Effects & Strategies)

Many of my clients experience relationship anxiety, which can directly interfere with their ability to build and maintain healthy intimate relationships. Through the teaching and use of coping skills, anxiety management strategies, and mindful dating methods, we work to ensure … Continue reading

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Dating Someone with Depression

As a psychotherapist and relationship coach, I am passionate about spreading mental health awareness and promoting positive and healthy relationships.  When I was asked to write an article about dating or being in a relationship with someone experiencing depression, I was … Continue reading

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5 Signs You Are Trying to Change Your Partner- eHarmony Guest Blog

Flawed thinking and the desire for perfection may leave you feeling unsatisfied with yourself and with your partners. On the other hand, self-acceptance is the means to achieving a happy life just as acceptance of your partner is the path … Continue reading

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How to Get Over a Guy You Never Dated

Getting over a guy you are interested in but never dated may feel just as painfully overwhelming as getting over an ex. The grief process can be difficult, especially if you are not sure how he fits into your life … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Become a More Available Dater (Part 2)

My last article discussed five signs that you are not an available dater.  These signs include: 1. You’re not interested in partners who treat you right 2. You’re a serial dater 3. Your words don’t match your actions 4. You’re … Continue reading

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When Dating Gets You Down: How to Keep the Hope Alive- eHarmony Guest Blog

I hope you will check out my latest dating and relationship advice for eHarmony. Click here to examine your thoughts around dating and to learn how to date in a more positive way without letting the past or fear-based thinking … Continue reading

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Tips for Teens About Healthy Relationships

I hope you will check out my article on tips for teens about healthy relationships, which features guidelines for healthy relationships and healthy expectations.  It also discusses how to identify red flags and warning signs of unhealthy, toxic or abusive … Continue reading

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6 Causes of Relationship Anxiety & How to Handle it (Part 2)

My last article discussed 6 common causes of relationship anxiety.  In case you missed it, you can read it here. While relationship anxiety can be a natural part of relationships, it can be overwhelming, confusing and difficult to decipher.  Part 2 … Continue reading

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6 Causes of Relationship Anxiety & How to Handle It (Part 1)

Are you suffering from relationship anxiety? Click here to read about 6 common causes of relationship anxiety written for www.datingadvice.com, a leading online resource for dating and relationships.  Stay tuned for part 2 on how to manage relationship anxiety and … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Improve Your Marriage in 2015 and Beyond

Happy Friday! I am very excited and grateful to be featured on Corey Allen’s Simple Marriage website and to share ideas on improving the quality of our loving relationships. I am a huge advocate for using a proactive and empowered approach to better … Continue reading

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Silencing Your Inner Bully

Do you have a harsh inner critic? Do you speak negatively to yourself? Do you constantly put yourself down? If any of these questions resonate with you, I hope you will check out my interview in Mind + Body Magazine on … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Lessen that Relationship Baggage (and Improve Self-Esteem)- eHarmony Guest Blog

Happy Friday! I hope you will click here to read my latest article featured on eHarmony. It focuses on how our relationships serve as mirrors, how to avoid letting the past (and old childhood and relationship wounds) dictate the present and … Continue reading

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