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Expert Tips: How To Enhance Emotional Intimacy In Any Relationship

By Annie Miller, LMFT

 

This past weekend, we kicked off our new Community Enrichment Series at Sync Counseling. We partnered with Coffee.JPEG in Sierra Madre, CA for this series.  Dr. Curtis Miller, Executive Director at Sync, spoke with couples about the key elements of “Making Love Work.” As I listened, I realized that his words could resonate in any kind of relationship, not only in a couple dynamic. Dr. Miller shared that there are two ways we live in our relationship with the world and with others: objective & subjective. These two things play a big part in the degree of intimacy present in our relationships. Here’s how. 

 

Paying For Therapy: Why Leave Insurance Out Of It?

By Jeff Creely   Therapy is an investment; an investment in yourself. It can help you find peace, motivation, and healing from pain. It is also transformational. There’s magic in that “aha” moment when you finally discover how to have the life you want. One of the best things about talk therapy is that it can help you gain control over symptoms like insomnia, anxiety, and more. And, therapy can be as effective as medications for anxiety and depression, but without the side effects.    Therapy can benefit everyone. It can help you learn to...

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What Are The Early Signs And Symptoms Of Alzheimer’s Disease?

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A Clinical Psychologist explains how overwhelming feelings like Anxiety or Fear work

In this post, Clinical Psychologist Christopher Nahumck explains the natural mechanics behind overwhelming feelings like Anxiety or Fear, how these emotions often hijack us, and what you can do to take control.  Christopher Nahumck is a licensed Clinical Psychologist based in Sierra Madre. You can learn more about the work Christopher does here.   All of us have experienced overwhelming feeling at some point in our lives.   Some emotions are good. Like when you accomplish an important task (graduating from college, your first big bonus, getting married or having a child).   Other times feelings are overwhelming and filled with negativity....

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How to manage your anger better (practical tips from a therapist)

In this post, Bekke Abe will help you manage your anger better by helping you: Identify the type of anger, you or your loved one may be experiencing; Practice physical ways to reduce the symptoms of your anger; Learn more effective ways to engage in conflict; And by helping you acquire the right support and skills to manage your anger better long-term.   Bekke Abe is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist based in Sierra Madre, Downtown LA and Burbank. Bekke is currently working under the supervision of Dr Curtis Miller....

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