The Couples Institute - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist, Marriage Educator, Psychologist, Relationship Coach, Speaker/Presenter - Menlo Park, CA
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13 Common Parenting Conflicts & How To Resolve Them

Any parent knows that as beautiful as the journey of raising a child is, it's certainly not without conflict. A recent survey of more than 100 YourTango Experts revealed that, from an expert standpoint, the topics parents most commonly fight with each ...

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Is Your Partner Passive-Aggressive?

Theoretically, asking your husband or wife to empty the dishwasher should be totally devoid of drama or tension. It's just one of many chores necessary to keep your Read More

'Hope Springs': A Revolutionary Film About Marriage

This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to catch the newly-released movie Hope Springs, written by Vanessa Taylor, producer and scriptwriter of the television series Game of Thrones. Coming out of the movie, I tried to sort out the many messages and lessons that sprung forth (pun intended). Read More

A Successful Marriage is a Series of Unnatural Acts

I recently completed my 64th weekend workshop for couples. Once again I was impressed by a group of intrepid couples who were willing to leave their emotional comfort zone to create something better for themselves. One of the exercises of the workshop is brainstorming a list of effective communication ...

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Listen and Concentrate

It is impossible for me to even estimate the number of times I hear couples in my office say their partner doesn’t listen or understand. Often both people will say it. As my practice is in Silicon Valley, home of some of the brightest people on the planet, one would think understanding would come ...

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The Couples Institute

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MFT, PhD

Time in Practice:

25 years +

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All areas, please inquire

Additional Expertise:

Counselor/Therapist

Marriage and Family Therapist

Marriage Educator

Psychologist

Relationship Coach

Speaker/Presenter

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Expiration 6/30/14
Number PSY6961

Articles by The Couples Institute
13 Common Parenting Conflicts & How To Resolve Them [EXPERT]

13 Common Parenting Conflicts & How To Resolve Them

From picky eating to bed-wetting, learn what parents argue about most and how to resolve conflict.

Why I Regret My Passive-Aggressive Past [EXPERT]

Is Your Partner Passive-Aggressive?

Don't let passive-aggression ruin your marriage!

'Hope Springs': A Revolutionary Film About Marriage [EXPERT]

'Hope Springs': A Revolutionary Film About Marriage

Are you brave enough to join the marriage revolution?

Inspired

A Successful Marriage is a Series of Unnatural Acts

Natural tendencies in communication are ...natural. Effective communication can be quite unnatural.

Brain Puzzle

Listen and Concentrate

It is impossible for me to even estimate the number of times I hear couples in my office say ...

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IN QUEST OF THE MYTHICAL MATE: A Developmental Approach To Diagnosis And Treatment In Couples Therapy
In Quest of the Mythical Mate presents a ...
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Tell Me No Lies
Lying-For Better or WorseEverybody lies. ...
By Ellyn Bader Ph.D., Peter T. Pearson Ph.D., Judith D. Schwartz
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The Couples Institute

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Communication Problems, Couples/Marital Issues, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Financial Stress, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, Parenting, Stepfamilies