Teresa Maples - Counselor/Therapist, Family Coach, Life Coach, Marriage Educator, Marriage/Couples Counselor, Relationship Coach, Sex Therapist, Wellness Coach, YourTango Expert Partner - Tacoma, WA
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Teresa Maples (CMAT,CSAT,LMHC)



5 Steps To Opening Up Emotionally In Your Relationship

Do you find it hard to let yourself be vulnerable in a relationship? Fear of intimacy is the main reason people do not open up emotionally with another person. I define intimacy as feeling safe with another person ...

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11 Ways To Love Your Body

The verdict is in: Bad body image has all kinds of detrimental effects on your life. The way we see it, you have two options: Sit on your hands and wallow or get up and do something about it, and we urge you to try the latter. With that in mind, here are 11 of our experts' best tips for how you can begin to ...

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5 Love Lessons From 'Silver Linings Playbook'

Healthy relationships take work and awareness. Merriam-Webster defines a romantic relationship as an emotional attachment between individuals (a meaningful relationship). In other words, relationships require two people to interact in certain ways to make the Read More

Study Says Romance Can Last In Long-Term Relationships

Have you settled for companionship in your would-be romantic relationship? Companionship is when you exist in the same home but spend very little time together, and neither of you is particularly satisfied. Take the stereotypical man-watching-football-while-his-wife-cleans-the-house scenario. She resents ...

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How You Can Make A Difference For The Mentally Ill [EXPERT}

My heart goes out to the victims and families of those who died during this most recent senseless tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. Being a parent and  professional counselor myself, I felt a guttural pain imagining how I would feel if my child ...

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Teresa Maples

Quick Stats

Main Specialty:

Couples/Marital Issues

Infidelity / Affair Recovery

Sex Addiction



Time in Practice:

10 years +

I practice in:

All areas, please inquire

Additional Expertise:

Family Coach

Life Coach

Marriage Educator

Marriage/Couples Counselor

Relationship Coach

Sex Therapist

Wellness Coach

YourTango Expert Partner

I offer my services:

At my office

Other, please inquire

I am fluent in:


Licence information:

Expiration 10/25/14
Number LH00004733

Articles by Teresa Maples
open up emotionally

5 Steps To Opening Up Emotionally In Your Relationship

Expressing your emotions in a relationship isn't always easy, but it can be profoundly rewarding.

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11 Ways To Love Your Body

Could your relationship use a little repair?

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5 Love Lessons From 'Silver Linings Playbook'

This insightful rom-com can teach us a lot about love.

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Study Says Romance Can Last In Long-Term Relationships

Who says the spark has to fade away over time?

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How You Can Make A Difference For The Mentally Ill [EXPERT}

3 ways you can prevent mass shooting tragedies in your neighborhood.

Teresa Maples

All Specialties

ADD/ADHD, Addiction, Alcohol Dependency/ Addiction, Anxiety Issues, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Depression, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Empowering Women, Family Support, Grief, Loss, & Bereavement, Health/Wellness, Identity Issues, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, Internet Addiction, Life Management, Life Transitions, Marriage, Other, Parenting, Post Traumatic Stress / Trauma, Self-Esteem, Sex Addiction, Sexuality, Stress Management, Trust Issues, Wellness