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When a Catholic Marriage Is in Trouble

Catholics hold marriage in high esteem, seeing it as a way to…

How To Manage Anxiety

In my therapy practice many people come to me for help with managing anxiety. I say manage anxiety because some anxiety is normal and can be helpful. But when it gets to the point where your anxiety is negatively affecting your everyday life- then it makes sense to get some help.

Effective Communication in Dealing With A Difficult/Angry Partner

For individuals in a relationship with a difficult partner who have not found their way of communicating effective when things heat up and get out of control, I have found a technique derived from the Yale Communication Model to be extremely effective.
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Therapy for Affairs, Cheating, Infidelity, Betrayal

In my therapy practice I treat couples who come to me with a wide variety of relationship and marital challenges stemming from an affair. In this article, I’d like to focus on some of the root causes of these challenges and talk a little bit about how therapy for affairs, cheating, infidelity, betrayal can begin to address problems in the relationship.

Surviving the Holidays

The holidays are approaching. Although they can be a time for joy, the holidays can also bring additional stressors with increased financial, job and family responsibilities, that adds to an overall sense of anxiousness and overwhelmingness. The holidays can also bring about a time of sadness, due to the memories of times gone by with family members and significant others whom we no longer have with us.

Psychology and/or Religion?

Priests are asked to bless many different things. I’ve blessed my share of homes and cars, boats and motorcycles, a Dunkin’ Donuts, corporate offices, animals, medals, sacramentals and of course people in all sorts of circumstances.