Mary Jo Rapini - Counselor/Therapist - Houston, TX
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Mary Jo Rapini (LPC)

Counselor/Therapist

Contact information

Email me

Phone www.maryjorapini.com

Fax: 713-838-1411

Articles

Are You Married To A Control Freak?

Back in 1973 an important incident happened in Stockholm, Sweden. It is now known as the “Stockholm Syndrome” and it helped people in my field understand why people who live with a controller stay with them (even if they are victimized) and even protect them. The incident began when robbers broke ...

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A Good Marriage May or May Not Be Compatible

There is a myth that couples talk about all of the time in my office. They tell me that they are living together to see if they are compatible. I am sure they are sincere in their effort to make sure they can tolerate one another, but living together is not going to reveal that. According to the ...

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Married to a Man Who Thinks He Has Erectile Dysfunction

I work as an intimacy and relationship counselor with urologists and internists, who often see patients due to erectile dysfunction. Frequently, I see couples who worry about erectile dysfunction when the changes they are experiencing are completely normal. Aging, stress, and intimacy conflicts can all hinder ...

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Some Bullies Grow Old

It is a common notion that as people grow older they become wiser. For the most part, we do mellow with age. With each year, most of us reflect more, are more mature when reacting, and take fewer comments personally. A person that may have been rash or hot-headed in the past may seem to have gone soft. ...

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Fighting Fair is Good for Your Health and Marriage.

. The one area that most couples do not explore before they get married is how to fight. It may seem derogatory or somehow cynical to focus on how you will fight with each other when you are beginning a new life together, but nothing could be further from the truth. Learning to fight fair has health benefits ...

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Mary Jo Rapini

Quick Stats

Credentials:

LPC

Time in Practice:

10 years +

I practice in:

My state/province only

Additional Expertise:
I offer my services:

At my office

Licence information:

Expiration 8/31/14
Number 9614

Articles by Mary Jo Rapini
couple fight 3

Are You Married To A Control Freak?

Is your partner controlling? Do they isolate you from family and friends? Never hear "I'm sorry?"

justmarried

A Good Marriage May or May Not Be Compatible

Good marriages doesn't mean you are always compatible. It means you work together when you are not.

angrycouple

Married to a Man Who Thinks He Has Erectile Dysfunction

Masking an inability to achieve an erection by taking a medication is unwise and dangerous.

parents

Some Bullies Grow Old

What happens to young bullies? They grow old & are in our families. How do we help w/o getting hurt?

couple fight 3

Fighting Fair is Good for Your Health and Marriage.

Do you and your partner feel closer or more distant after a fight or arguement? Learn to fight fair

Mary Jo Rapini

All Specialties

Addiction, Anxiety Issues, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Empowering Women, Grief, Loss, & Bereavement, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, Parenting, Postpartum Depression, Sexuality, Stress Management