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Dr. Karen Sherman, Author

Dr. Karen Sherman - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage Educator, Psychologist, Relationship Coach - Plainview, NY
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You deserve to have a life of joy and you can if you are open to it!

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9 Ways Your Relationship Can Beat The Winter Blues

Do you have the winter doldrums? While some people actually suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), the dark, cold winter months take their toll on almost everyone. And our relationships aren't immune, either. If the winter has you feeling down, there's a good chance your partner feels the ...

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Valentines Day Is Over ... Now What?

Was Valentines Day special? Did it help you to remember that you mean something to your partner? I hope so. After all, that's the purpose of this day. However, now it's over. So, does that mean waiting another 364 days until you can be reminded of how special you are? As a Read More

5 Rules For Fighting Fair With Your Husband

In an article on Time.com, divorced couples offer lessons about what it takes to sustain a solid marriage. Relationships are tough; they require a whole lot more than love to make them ...

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10 Resolutions To Replace The Ones You Already Broke

When January rolls around, tradition suggests making all sorts of resolutions. However, they all seem to have one thing on common: They get broken. Statistically, 25 percent of New Year's resolutions are broken in the first week, and 90 percent by the end of February! Were any of your resolutions about ...

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Technology See-Saw: Balancing in 2013

Here it is 2013!  Some of us thought there wouldn’t even be a 2013; others of us can remember back to the movie 2001 where the ideas in that film seemed so far fetched.  Paraphrasing an old ad, “We’ve come a long way, baby!”  The world certainly is a different ...

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Happy Together Again

After many years of feeling very unhappy in her marriage, Sue (not real name) decided she could take no more. She felt that Tom (not real name) was impossible to live with and totally did not get her needs. She had come from a very dysfunctional past where living with Tom was merely repeating the same pattern of not feeling like she mattered at all. The only reason she was staying with him is because she couldn't support herself. To make things worse, she no longer respected him. Tom, also, came from a very dysfunctional family and his family was still acting out and functioning in ways that were hurtful to Sue. Tom never really came to her defense with the excuse that he hadn't witnessed the incident. Sue exploded at one point and said she was done which served as the trigger for Tom to seek help.

Over several sessions, I worked with Tom on several issues and in a variety of ways: his childhood issues, understanding Sue's perspective, learning how to be more assertive. Clearly, a big help was Tom's motivation to make the marriage work. A couple of times, Sue joined him in session to clarify her needs and to also understand his point of view.

After several months, Tom decided he no longer needed to come. He was well aware and mindful of his feelings, of Sue and her needs. He learned to check in with her about their marriage rather than ignore it. They are happily back together as partners!

Main SpecialtyCouples/Marital Issues
CredentialsMFT, NCC, PhD
Time in Practice25 years +
I practice inMy state/province only
Additional ExpertiseCounselor/Therapist
Marriage Educator
Psychologist
Relationship Coach
I offer my servicesAt my office
Telephone
Via Skype
I am fluent inEnglish
Licence informationExpiration 6/30/15
Number 012180
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Marriage Magic! Find It, Keep It, and Make It Last

A self-help book written by a psychologist and communications ...

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Mindfulness and The Art of Choice: Transform Your Life

Do You Have the Life You Want? Each person is entitled to have ...

USD $12.58

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Main SpecialtyCouples/Marital Issues
CredentialsMFT, NCC, PhD
Time in Practice25 years +
I practice inMy state/province only
Additional ExpertiseCounselor/Therapist
Marriage Educator
Psychologist
Relationship Coach
I offer my servicesAt my office
Telephone
Via Skype
I am fluent inEnglish
Licence informationExpiration 6/30/15
Number 012180
Latest Expert Videos
My Store

Marriage Magic! Find It, Keep It, and Make It Last

A self-help book written by a psychologist and communications ...

USD $13.18

Buy online

Mindfulness and The Art of Choice: Transform Your Life

Do You Have the Life You Want? Each person is entitled to have ...

USD $12.58

Buy online