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Imagine with me a typical Saturday at home. You are sitting on your couch checking out a show you've been dying to watch on Netflix when you hear your partner’s voice over your shoulder. “Hey, can you come here for a second?” she asks you. “I need to talk to you about...

Last week, I had the honor of presenting at a local support group about how to communicate well with the ones you love. I love working with couples and families to teach them the practical skills they need to love each other well, heal wounds from their past, and deepe...

Last night, I had the honor of being asked to present about Stress & Marriage with a group sponsored by Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church. I love working with couples to teach them the practical skills they need to have a strong, thriving, and fun love relationship. W...

Good news, everyone!

Today, I'm over at my blog on Psychology Today talking about one of the main barriers to communication I see in couples. When we rush to solve our partner's problems for them instead of simply listening to understand, we deny ourselves an amazing op...

 Hi everyone!

I'm excited to let you know that I'm being featured over at The Gottman Institute's blog talking about the small but significant things we can do to strengthen our relationships or marriages. If you are a longtime reader, you may be well aware of how much...

As a couples counselor serving families in Houston, I believe strongly in the healing powers of a great date. Regularly scheduling time to have a good day with your partner can deepen your connection: By prioritizing shared positive experiences, you show each other jus...

When you are in a long-term, committed relationship, scheduling time to connect with your partner is so incredibly important. Regular date nights are a great way to step away from the stresses of day to day life so you can create fun experiences with the one you love. 

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I got some exciting news I'm pumped to share. The Memorial Heights Blog has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Marriage Counseling Blogs by Feedspot. I love sharing helpful insights and research with couples about how to build a love that lasts, so this re...

The amount of books dishing out relationship advice for a buck can be seriously overwhelming. It seems like everyone from TV game show hosts to spiritual leaders with questionable credentials has a theory on how to make relationships work. With advice ranging from most...

Hi everyone!

I just posted an article over at my Psychology Today blog (link above and below) answering a question I get asked frequently: Do we really need premarital counseling? 

My resounding response is always yes!

Premarital counseling can be such a powerful, effecti...

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