The Couples Therapy Blog
From the relationship experts at Couples Therapy Inc, The Couples Therapy Blog brings you the latest in science-based couples therapy research. Search the posts below for actionable ways to heal your intimate relationship. The Couples Therapy Blog is your spot for the latest in effective couples therapy practices and relationship tips.
Effects of betrayal on the brain: Altering mind and bodyWhat is betrayal theory?Betrayal trauma theory, proposed by psychologist Jennifer Freyd, explores how trauma can be particularly impactful when it's perpetrated by people or institutions upon whom an individual (keep reading...)
"Feelings about feelings"John Gottman created the term "meta emotions" and "meta-emotional mismatch" to describe when people in relationships have different emotional understandings and displays. He called them "feelings about feelings."This notion highlights the significance of understanding our emotions (keep reading...)
Dr. Burford is a Christian minister practicing science-based couples therapy through Couples Therapy Inc. He works with all couples with a specialization on couples wanting a biblical perspective. This post originally appeared on his blog.__________________________This article is long because (keep reading...)
Tim and Carolyn*, both 36, were an attractive, financially successful couple when they met through mutual friends. Carolyn was attracted to Tim's generous and carefree style. He frequently bought her lavish gifts and treated a crowd of friends (keep reading...)
Dr. Burford is a Christian minister practicing science-based couples therapy through Couples Therapy Inc. He works with all couples with a specialization on couples wanting a biblical perspective. This post originally appeared on his blog. Research by The (keep reading...)
This post was recently featured on a podcast episode of Optimal Living Daily.Listen now! In intimate relationships, the first few words of a conversation or conflict can set the tone for what follows. In these initial few sentences, partners (keep reading...)
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