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Couples Counseling the Gottman Method: The Sound Relationship House

Gottman Method

A house built from the ground-up begins with a strong foundation, complimented with durable framework, a specialty roof, and interior and exterior finishes. What’s to say that a relationship isn’t built from the ground up beginning with a strong foundation, complimented with durable framework, a specialty roof, and interior and exterior finishes? The Gottman Method …

Is an Affair the End? Marriage Counseling After Infidelity

Marriage Counseling After Infidelity

Infidelity. It’s the scenario most married couples hope to avoid, but one that affects as many as ⅓ of marriages in the United States today. Is an extra-marital affair grounds for immediate divorce? Or, is marriage counseling after infidelity an opportunity to repair and rebuild a once-strong marriage? The answer, may surprise you. After an …

5 People Who Need Couples Counseling – Are You One of Them?

Couples Counseling

Marriage – it isn’t easy. On the other hand, reaching out for help from a marriage counselor isn’t easy, either. Even tougher than swallowing your pride and getting the help your marriage needs? Divorce. Whether you are in the throes of a multi-decade marriage, or are about to say I do, chances are you have …

First Time at Counseling: What to Expect & Tips to Make it Successful

First Time at Counseling

You aren’t happy. Or, maybe you are happy – but for reasons that go against your principles. Perhaps you struggle with infidelity, or feel uneasy in your current situation at home. Maybe you are frustrated by your emotional eating habits, or can’t seem to shake the anxiety you have been dealing with for most of …

Stay At Home Moms with Kids in School: Facing Depression & Regaining a Sense of Self

Stay At Home Moms with Kids in School

You are a stay at home mom (SAHM). For the past several years, you have been the main daytime care provider for your kids. You sacrificed a lot over the years, and no doubt experienced a range of emotions as a result. Whether you thoroughly enjoyed staying home with your kids, or spent much of …

Stay At Home Moms: 5 Daily Self-Care Tips to Help Combat Depression

stay at home mom

Maybe you always knew that you were destined to be a stay at home mom. Maybe the role was assigned to you unexpectedly, or perhaps staying home with your kids became a financial or emotional necessity after returning to work for the first time. Regardless of how you came to be a stay at home …

The Startling Naperville Opioid Epidemic: How Getting the Right Kind of Help Can Make All the Difference

Naperville Opioid Epidemic

2016 opioid related deaths in DuPage County were up 53% from the year prior. Does that number startle you? Because it should. These numbers, scary as they may be, are not the result of false reporting. Released in a report by the DuPage County Coroner’s Office , also pointed out that the number of deaths …