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My Therapist Fell Asleep During Our Session! (And Other Reasons You May Have Been Burned by Therapy): Part II

My Therapist Fell Asleep During Our Session! (And Other Reasons You May Have Been Burned by Therapy): Part II

Now that you’ve read Part I on being burned by therapy… Here are the common reasons I’ve heard from clients over the years about being burned by therapy. Obviously, this list can’t possibly cover EVERY reason someone may have been burned by therapy (and therefore may not represent your own experiences). This is simply based […]

My Therapist Fell Asleep During Our Session! (And Other Reasons You May Have Been Burned by Therapy): Part I

My Therapist Fell Asleep During Our Session! (And Other Reasons You May Have Been Burned by Therapy): Part I

I hear it all the time. Story after story from folks who contact me because they need therapy help but are super hesitant to move forward and schedule a first session – let alone several sessions after that (assuming we “gel”) because they’ve been burned by a past therapist. With nearly 15 years under my […]

My Partner Won’t Do Couples Therapy

My Partner Won’t Do Couples Therapy

One partner is adamant about starting couples counseling while the other is against it.  This is super common! Handling this depends on the underlying reason behind the resistance to couples therapy. The most common ones I’ve seen fall into 3 categories. Lack of Knowledge One common reason for not wanting to attend couples counseling is […]

Portrait of a Couples Therapy First Session

Portrait of a Couples Therapy First Session

Unsure what to expect for your very first session in couples therapy? Not to worry…I’ve got you covered! If you’re a bit nervous about session number one, that’s perfectly normal. And very understandable. After all, it’s not every day that someone asks you and your partner to sit down in front of a perfect stranger […]