Archive | Conscious Coupling & Uncoupling | Should We Stay or Should We Go?

Conscious Uncoupling Starts With Unconscious Coupling

Conscious Uncoupling Starts With Unconscious Coupling. Couples Relationship Counseling in Seattle! If possible you haven’t heard, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin (a movie star &  rock star, respectively) announced their divorce this week after a respectable ten-years of marriage.   In fact numerous celebrity duos have recently announced their split as a “conscious uncoupling” — […]

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Psychotherapy With the Brain in Mind | Relational Neurobiology

The Construct “MindSight” and Relational Neurobiology   What is Mindsight? “Mindsight” is a term coined by Dr. Dan Siegel to describe our human capacity to perceive the mind of the self and others. It is a powerful lens through which we can understand our inner lives with more clarity, integrate the brain, and enhance our […]

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Psychotherapy With The Brain in Mind! | Dr. Hart | Seattle Mental Health

Increased basal ganglia activity is often a finding we have seen with anxiety disorders. When there is increased activity on the left side it is often associated with anxiety and irritability (expressed anxiety) and when there is increased activity on the right side there is often anxiety, social withdrawal and conflict avoidance. Increased activity in […]

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Are You in an Unhealthy Relationship?

It’s natural for any couple to have rough patches, but when these rough patches extend into long-term problems it may be time to evaluate the relationship and determine whether or not is is salvageable. Sometimes, we must consider the possibility that not only is it personal shortcomings getting in the way of the quality of […]

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Miscommunication: When What You Say is Not What You Mean

An important aspect of marriage is the lines of communication that a couple shares with each other. Another important aspect of marriage is downtime. Downtime can mean different things for different people, whether watching football, researching a trip, or maybe just checking Facebook. Even innocent questions asked during downtime, however, can sometimes have disastrous effects […]

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How to Handle Loss as a Couple

It can be more important than ever for a couple to come together when faced with a loss. Each person needs someone to be there for them and help them to overcome a situation as trying as a loss, so it is important for someone in a relationship requiring this kind of attention to be […]

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What is All This Talk About Communication Skills?

“Communication” means different things depending on the context in which the word is used. For example, good communication in advertising or politics is words that will sell those who hear them on either a product, person, or an idea. In relationships, however, communication is not about broadcasting a message, but rather it is an interactive […]

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Creating Romantic Abundance in Your Life

Amy Leigh Mercee claims that if you have the internet access and the time to read this article then you have some level of abundance in your life when compared to other people around the world. Most of us have many things in abundance, yet still feel empty and in need of something to fill […]

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7 Unconventional Ways to Build Your Confidence

This article raises the question of what things we could be doing in our lives if we had an unshakable confidence in ourselves and our ability to perform these tasks. If the answer is that there are a lot of things we could do if we only had that confidence, the next question becomes how […]

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After the Honeymoon

This article has a pretty easy core idea to get across: marriage isn’t easy. Western culture today tends to romanticize marriage, and, indeed, romantic marriage is an idea that has grown more popular relatively recently, replacing in some places more traditional arranged marriages. While romantic marriages are the norm now, their romanticized nature often doesn’t […]

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