Father’s Day Ambivalence

I’m looking forward to Father’s Day. Plans aren’t formalized yet, but I’ll likely cook a nice meal and get together with family and friends. I anticipate a day celebrating the good men in my life. My husband, Ed, is an awesome husband and Dad, and I’m sure my girls...

Past-President of Psychotherapy St. Louis

Last Friday was the Annual Meeting of Psychotherapy St. Louis. Members gathered at the Relationship Center of St. Louis where we honored out-going Board members and celebrated our accomplishments over the past year. Bill and Linda Wing, LCSW(s) were our perfect host...

How To Disrespect Your Spouse

If you’re like the rest of us, no one has to tell you how to disrespect your partner. Even when it is not intentional, it happens. Right? Take comfort in the fact that we all have done it. Try as I may, I’ve said some pretty rotten things to my husband, too, so I join...

Deciding Between Individual Or Couples Counseling?

It has been estimated that at least one third of couples are not on the same page about attending couples counseling. One partner is hopeful the professional counselor will give them a ticket to marital bliss while the other would rather be doing anything, literally...

President of Psychotherapy St. Louis

I have been elected to serve as President of Psychotherapy St. Louis for the upcoming 2014-2015 fiscal year. It's an awesome responsibility, but I'm sure it will be a great year serving with a fine group of dedicated professionals. Looking forward to a year of getting...

Love Sense

  A new year increases my desire to pass along the latest research in relationship counseling. How convenient is it that Dr. Susan Johnson came out with her most recent book, Love Sense, available on January 1, 2014?   I first heard Sue mention her new book...