Partner Won’t Go to Therapy Sessions With You? Here’s What to Do

It can be difficult when one partner in a relationship doesn’t want to go to therapy sessions. It is critical to remember that you are not alone in this and that there are steps you can take to make the situation more manageable with the assistance of an Oakland California, therapist.   How to Convince… Continue reading Partner Won’t Go to Therapy Sessions With You? Here’s What to Do

Defusing and De-escalating Conflict in Black Couples and Families

The starting point for unraveling communication difficulties in African-American couples therapy and family therapy is to lower the intensity of conflict by changing the language that is used. Much of how we argue is the product of learned behavior. As long as the chemistry of anger courses through our bodies, clear compassionate communication is unlikely.… Continue reading Defusing and De-escalating Conflict in Black Couples and Families