Relationships

19Aug 2016

GLPG clinician Tanya Tietema, MA, LLP answers some common questions & misconceptions about deciding to divorce and how the decision can impact your children.   Divorce or stay together? Parents often believe the golden rule is: “We have to stay together for the kids.” There are a lot of statistics to show that divorce causes negative effects on kids; however […]

06Jun 2016

What is Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy? BY: GLPG therapist Harper West, MA, LLP, EFCT-Trained Psychotherapist   Couples usually come into therapy with these common complaints: 1) We don’t communicate well. 2) We repeat the same arguments or behaviors over and over again. 3) We’re not close, connected or “in love anymore.”   Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy […]

29Apr 2015

Research shows that happy couples have a 5:1 ratio of positive to negative interactions. What does this mean for couples who could use a little improvement in happiness and satisfaction? Well, by increasing the amount of positivity you put into your relationship, you will also increase your own satisfaction with that relationship. Many times couples […]