The Couples Institute - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist, Marriage Educator, Psychologist, Relationship Coach, Speaker/Presenter - Menlo Park, CA
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The Couples Institute (MFT,PhD)


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The Couples Institute

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Time in Practice:

25 years +

I practice in:

All areas, please inquire

Additional Expertise:


Marriage and Family Therapist

Marriage Educator


Relationship Coach


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At my office


By Email

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Licence information:

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?


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 ...

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

The Couples Institute

All Specialties

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