Author Archive: Sarah DeMichele, PhD

2 Aug

Relationships and Banking

You've probably heard this analogy before - relationships are like bank accounts. Couples therapists often use this explanation to help people conceptualize what they do (and don't do) in relationships, in a way that's easily understood. Often an "aha" is heard as one partner (or… Read More

2 Feb

Your Loved One is on Psychiatric Medication. Now What?

Your partner has been diagnosed with depression and/or anxiety and the doctor has prescribed medication. What does this mean? First, it means that your partner's symptoms are interfering with his or her quality of life and/or functioning level. You probably already knew that. Second, it… Read More