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5 Tips to Spring Clean Your Relationship

Spring has always been one of my favorite seasons!  It represents hope, growth, possibilities and new beginnings.  Now that I live in South Florida, the seasons are much more subtle, but I'm always mindful of them.  Just as the seasons change, people, partners' and relationships change. In my practice, I specialize in working with couples going through various life transitions.  Some transitions are…

How Your Marital Problems Affects Your Children

[caption id="attachment_2326" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Image Source: Shutterstock[/caption] Kids that are affectionate are always a product of affectionate family.  They see affection in the parents or the father and mother and it becomes part of them. What we know is that children who grow up in homes where there is a stressed marriage are severely affected. In fact, if you do a 24-hour urinalysis…

Why Miley Cyrus Was Wrong About Sex Over 40

[caption id="attachment_2287" align="alignleft" width="5760"] Photo Credit: Shutterstock[/caption] Miley Cyrus told Matt Lauer the other day that if you're over 40, you never have sex. Really? Anybody can have sex. With a $20 bill men can go to a street corner and have sex. Women can initiate affairs at the drop of a hat. That's nothing.  Who cares about that.  What we are interested in is making…

Why Love Mapping is Important

What is Love Mapping Love mapping is the term coined by the work of Drs. John and Julie Gottman for knowing your partner.  This is more than simply knowing their favorite food or type of movie - it's a continual download of your partner's inner world into your brain.  Knowing what their stressors are, their current worries, their major fears (and continuously updating that knowledge).  What we're talking…

Overcoming Infidelity

Couples can overcome infidelity. Shirley Glass and John Gottman have done a lot of great research on infidelity and their conclusions are overwhelmingly positive. IT all comes down to what the couple does after the infidelity has been revealed (or discovered). The couples MUST go through a process of healing Gottman calls the overall process Atone, Attune and Attach. Atonement: This by definition,…

2014 Gottman U.S. Tour

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New Website Design

National Marriage Seminars announces a new website design that makes it easier to find Events and Event Information.

Helping Professionals Network

Helping Professionals Network (HPN) is Tampa Bay's exclusive community for helping and healing professionals. Our networking opportunities will help you create solid connections and foster lasting relationships. Our member community will serve as referral sources, collaborative partners, mentors, sounding boards and a support system. HPN's membership is referral-based, so you know you're spending your…

American Counseling Association

The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession. Founded in 1952, ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various practice settings. The mission of the American Counseling Association is to enhance the quality of life in society…

PsyCare

PsyCare provides trainings and clinical services to professionals and families throughout the state of Florida. Founded in 1990 we have been recognized as having Superior practices and services to the clients and professionals we serve. Our basic foundational mission is based on quality and integrity in service delivery. Executive Clinical Director Dale Thompson, LMHC has served on numerous state and…

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