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Basic Issues Underlying Relationship Problems

At A Caring Approach in Bethesda, we work with couples and families to decrease stress, and to improve communication and relationship satisfaction. Although relationship problems can vary, there are a few underlying issues common to most conflicts. Problems can exist in areas having to do with money, intimacy, communication, sex, support, gender, housework, loyalties to ... Read More
 

Exploring Personal Beliefs in Counseling

Our experience of reality is determined by the beliefs that we hold about ourselves and the world. Beliefs are like spectacles through which we see, or like boundaries around us which represent the limits of our experience. Our emotions and behaviors are deeply influenced by the ideas and beliefs that we hold to be true. ... Read More
 

Our Emotional Intelligence: purpose and tasks of emotions

Our emotional life is the foundation of our interpersonal intelligence, our capacity to relate to others in creative and fulfilling ways. As a form of intuitive knowledge, our emotions play a vital role in communication, fulfillment of needs, intimacy, and reasoning. They are a part of our sense of identity and coping strategies which are ... Read More
 

Beliefs (Exercise for self-exploration)

Make a list of the positive and negative beliefs in any or all of the following areas of your life: sexual behavior, ideas about right and wrong, beliefs about your role(s) in life, your self-worth, your work, friends and recreation, intellectual abilities, creativity, family, and home life, money, love and romance, spirituality, and aspirations, or ... Read More
 

Using grounded mindfulness to cope with anxiety: Case example

Anxiety causes a great deal of distress and suffering. I find in my individual counseling practice in Washington DC that a common problem with anxiety is impaired attention. The sufferer not only pays excessive attention to distressful thoughts and feelings, but also the quality of attention is often associated with self-judgment and apprehensive expectations about ... Read More