Love And Health

Love And Health  The SimplePractice Story

The SimplePractice Story

Intimate Tickles Thought You Might Be Interested Published: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 19:19:58 +0000 View Original Article During my training to become a Marriage and Family Therapist, I set out to find software that was flexible enough for my unique needs as a therapist while still keeping me in control of important tasks like client…

Love And Health  It’s Okay to Go to Bed Angry

It’s Okay to Go to Bed Angry

Intimate Tickles Thought You Might Be Interested Published: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:13:31 +0000 View Original Article As much as we both dislike conflict, we seem to have an uncanny ability to get into fights at the most inconvenient times. Take, for example, the fight about money we started minutes before a group of friends…

Love And Health  Emotional Intelligence Creates Loving and Supportive Parenting

Emotional Intelligence Creates Loving and Supportive Parenting

Intimate Tickles Thought You Might Be Interested Published: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 18:42:05 +0000 View Original Article In the foreword to my book, Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child, famed researcher on emotional intelligence, Daniel Goleman, writes: These are hard times for children, and so for parents. There has been a sea change in the nature of childhood…

Love And Health  Before You Get Married, Watch This

Before You Get Married, Watch This

Intimate Tickles Thought You Might Be Interested Published: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 21:28:07 +0000 View Original Article Richard Williams, also known as Prince EA, is a filmmaker, activist, and public speaker known for inspiring his audience in the direction of compassion and love. He recently created a beautiful video based on some of our core…

Love And Health  Emotional Intelligence Is Key to Successful Leadership

Emotional Intelligence Is Key to Successful Leadership

Intimate Tickles Thought You Might Be Interested Published: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 20:03:59 +0000 View Original Article Leadership skills are, in many contexts—the workplace, schools and classrooms, politics, volunteer organizations, and even within families—fairly recognizable. People who take initiative, who have a vision, and who can strategize, plan, and accomplish goals to achieve their vision…

Love And Health  Why Conventional Marriage Wisdom Is Wrong

Why Conventional Marriage Wisdom Is Wrong

Intimate Tickles Thought You Might Be Interested Published: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 20:03:01 +0000 View Original Article This article originally appeared in The Washington Post, co-authored by Christopher Dollard and John Gottman. Marriage is one of the oldest social, economic, religious and legal institutions in the world, and there’s no shortage of opinions on what makes…

Love And Health  Why LGBTQ Marriages Need Pride

Why LGBTQ Marriages Need Pride

Intimate Tickles Thought You Might Be Interested Published: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:45:13 +0000 View Original Article June marks the worldwide celebration of LGBTQ Pride. Cities across the world organize parades and demonstrations to raise the visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and other members of the queer community. Pride can be a moving experience…

Love And Health  Can Couples Recover from Addiction Together? An Interview with Dr. Robert Navarra

Can Couples Recover from Addiction Together? An Interview with Dr. Robert Navarra

Intimate Tickles Thought You Might Be Interested Published: Fri, 11 May 2018 17:32:15 +0000 View Original Article Dr. Robert Navarra is a Master Certified Gottman Therapist, Trainer, Consultant, Speaker, and Certified as a Master Addiction Counselor. Dr. Navarra developed the Couple Recovery Development Approach, a relational model of addiction assessment and treatment based on his research. He designed the Roadmap…

Love And Health  Teach Your Kids the Value of Self-Care by Creating Healthy Habits

Teach Your Kids the Value of Self-Care by Creating Healthy Habits

Intimate Tickles Thought You Might Be Interested Published: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 19:44:13 +0000 View Original Article Children, just like adults, benefit greatly from consistent and deliberate self-care activities. Even if they are not currently stressed or upset, teaching kids to regularly take care of themselves will help ensure that they have the skills to…

Love And Health  When “Yes” Really Means Yes: Have Great Sex with Affirmative Consent

When “Yes” Really Means Yes: Have Great Sex with Affirmative Consent

Intimate Tickles Thought You Might Be Interested Published: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:43:28 +0000 View Original Article Cultural debate and discourse about consent have gained traction following the #MeToo movement. After years of silence, women are sharing their stories about sexual misconduct and assault. However, in the United States, a country that doesn’t teach comprehensive…

Love And Health  Growing After Trauma: An Interview with Dr. Julie Gottman

Growing After Trauma: An Interview with Dr. Julie Gottman

Intimate Tickles Thought You Might Be Interested Published: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 20:15:40 +0000 View Original Article Julie Gottman, Ph.D. is the co-founder and President of The Gottman Institute, and Clinical Supervisor for the Couples Together Against Violence study. A highly respected clinical psychologist, she is sought internationally by media and organizations as an expert…

Love And Health  Therapy as a Journey: Using Process-Oriented Treatment Planning

Therapy as a Journey: Using Process-Oriented Treatment Planning

Intimate Tickles Thought You Might Be Interested Published: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 18:04:02 +0000 View Original Article Treatment plans are central to psychotherapy, but the way in which they are regularly created and utilized can pose ethical problems. The treatment plan is a document created by the therapist and client that identifies the client’s presenting…

Love And Health  What Couples Can Learn from the Four Questions on Passover

What Couples Can Learn from the Four Questions on Passover

Intimate Tickles Thought You Might Be Interested Published: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 20:04:07 +0000 View Original Article Co-authored by Drs. John and Julie GottmanQuestions and curiosity form the basis of Judaism, and as we’ve discovered through our research on couples, the foundation of lasting romantic relationships. Jewish families all over the world will gather around…