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Couples Counseling

The Problem with Relationship Advice

The Internet is a wealth of information. You can get medical advice, relationship advice, learn how to cook and really find anything you need. Some of the most popular viral articles these days are ones on relationship advice. As an Imago relationship therapist I can't help but click on an article posted in my social media feeds that promises some sage advice on how to fix, save or create the perfect relationship.  Read more »

Take the First Step to Improve Your Relationship

Wondering what you can do to improve your marriage or committed relationship, even if your partner is resistant to change? Check out this video with Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., as he explains how it takes only one person to make a relationship better.

Conflict is Growth Trying to Happen

Several years ago, when I worked as a bereavement counselor, I'd often receive puzzled looks at parties when people I hadn't met before asked where I worked. "You're a grief counselor?" they'd ask. "But isn't that depressing?" Actually, I'd say, it's just the opposite. One of the many things I enjoy about counseling those who have lost loved ones is that it brings a constant reminder of my own mortality. It's a wake-up call, reminding me that time is fleeting and precious. Some may call this morbid (well maybe just a little bit!), but I consider it inspiring.
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Couples Workshop - Getting the Love You Want

Time: 
11/17/2012 - 11/18/2012
Location: 
Washington DC

Register now for our Weekend Getting the Love You Want Workshop if...

  • your relationship needs to restore its warmth and aliveness
  • you are beginning a new relationship and want to boost its positive potential
  • you need a fresh, positive approach to your communication and conflicts
  • you are trying to decide if this marriage or relationship can and should be saved

What this workshop will do...  Read more »

You Can Be Right, or You Can Be Together

You've probably heard the relationship advice, "You can be right, or you can be together." Often when we get into conflict with our partners, we hold on with every ounce of our being to the conviction that we are right...and surrendering that assumption may feel like capitulation in the heat of an argument.
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Couples Workshop - Getting the Love You Want

Time: 
09/08/2012 - 09/09/2012
Location: 
Washington DC

Register now for our Weekend Getting the Love You Want Workshop if...

  • your relationship needs to restore its warmth and aliveness
  • you are beginning a new relationship and want to boost its positive potential
  • you need a fresh, positive approach to your communication and conflicts
  • you are trying to decide if this marriage or relationship can and should be saved

What this workshop will do...  Read more »

OVERCOMING Infertility!

Cade FoundationPlease join me on Wednesday, May 9 from 6:30 - 9:00 pm at the Cade Foundation Outreach Event in Landover, Maryland.  I will be participating for the second year in a row in this free educational seminar for families or individuals with infertility.    Read more »

All you have to do is become curious. . .

Curious about Imago? This video is a great resource. Harville Hendrix, the founder of Imago Relationship Therapy, talks about how are we attracted to our partners, the phases of relationship, and how to replace criticism and negativity with curiosity.

Couples Workshop - Getting the Love You Want

Time: 
06/23/2012 - 06/24/2012
Location: 
Washington DC

Register now for our Weekend Getting the Love You Want Workshop if...

  • your relationship needs to restore its warmth and aliveness
  • you are beginning a new relationship and want to boost its positive potential
  • you need a fresh, positive approach to your communication and conflicts
  • you are trying to decide if this marriage or relationship can and should be saved

What this workshop will do...  Read more »

Couples Workshop - Getting the Love You Want

Time: 
03/31/2012 - 04/01/2012
Location: 
Washington DC

Register now for our Weekend Getting the Love You Want Workshop if...

  • your relationship needs to restore its warmth and aliveness
  • you are beginning a new relationship and want to boost its positive potential
  • you need a fresh, positive approach to your communication and conflicts
  • you are trying to decide if this marriage or relationship can and should be saved

What this workshop will do...  Read more »