Building Intimacy in Marriage

Building Intimacy in Marriage

By William Schroeder, LPC It’s not uncommon for clients to enter counseling looking for guidance in building intimacy in marriage. First, I should address the most common question that comes up. CAN A MARRIAGE SURVIVE WITHOUT INTIMACY? All of us know couples who don’t seem very close but continue to co-exist together. They go to […]

Intimacy and Marriage

intimacy and marriage

By Leila Levinson, LMSW Clients frequently come to therapy with questions about intimacy and marriage. When we hear the word “intimacy,” we typically think of sex, especially if we are talking about a couple. And while enjoyment of sex is an important aspect of a healthy marriage, physical intimacy depends upon emotional intimacy. This becomes especially […]

Coping with Isolation as a College Student

Coping with Isolation as a College Student

 By Linus Streckfus, MA, LPC Associate, NCCSupervised by Travis Sebera, LPC-S The very nature of going to college can be isolating. New college students face a number of emotional and physical hurdles—they’re often separated from friends and family for the first time, in an unfamiliar place, and forced into new routines that require steep learning […]

Survival Tips for Holiday Homecomings

Survival Tips for Holiday Homecomings

By Adam Maurer, MA, LMFT-A It’s that magical time of year again when the air gets crisp with familial obligations to return home.  For some people, this is nothing more than a minor inconvenience.  Traffic on I-35 will be the worst part of visiting home for the holidays.  And then there are the rest of […]

Working Mental Health Breaks into Your Day

Working mental health breaks into your day

By Loren Lomme, LPC, RPT Many people believe that one major goal of self care is to help ourselves stay calm. That’s close but not quite the goal. The biggest way that mental health breaks help us is by increasing our ability to stay regulated, which sometimes looks like staying calm, but can also just […]