Relationships






October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As a therapist who has worked extensively with children and adults that have been affected by domestic violence, I felt it important to shed some light on this taboo subject. It is frequently referred to as a relationship issue, a secret, or private […]

Top 5 Things You Should Know About Domestic Violence


When starting a family, parents rarely think of the “skills” they have (or don’t have) and how they want to teach these to their children. Like any relationship, it takes work to have a happy and healthy family unit. Family Skills like communication, conflict resolution, and emotion management all play […]

Family Skills


Negotiating the Best Valentines Day EVER As a trained mediator, I have spent years teaching negotiation skills to parents who are in the midst of divorce; helping them to restructure their relationships in a way that severs their intimacy while preserving the very best of their parenting partnership. Which is […]

Best Valentines Day Ever