Archive for the ‘Therapy’ Category

1 Oct

Getting to know October’s Featured Therapist Cassie Stiffler, MFT

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our staff therapists on the blog. Read our interview below with October's Featured Therapist Cassie Stiffler, MFT. Tell us a little about what makes you unique as a therapist and person: First and foremost, I am a… Read More

25 Sep

“Why Won’t My Therapist Just Tell Me What to Do?” A Response from Ben King

Last week. NY Magazine posted this What your Therapist Really Thinks article by Lori Gottlieb, which addressed the question "Why won't my therapist just tell me what to do?" Throughout this article, the author makes several great arguments as to why a therapist doesn’t, and in… Read More

20 Sep

Is Therapy a Good Idea for You?

  For many people, seeing a therapist isn’t an exciting idea. You may think that you should be able to deal with any problem life throws at you, your family or friends will look at you in a negative light if they knew, therapy will… Read More

1 Sep

Getting to know September’s Featured Therapist, Ben King, MFT

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our staff therapists on the blog. Read our interview below with September's Featured Therapist Ben King, MFT. When tasked with writing about myself, I wanted to make sure that I was writing to the right person -… Read More

23 Aug

What an Eclipse and Therapy Have in Common

A commentator said of Monday’s eclipse, “Everyone was just a person with something in common at that moment.”  At Council for Relationships, we know that the need for therapy is something that everyone has in common – either at certain points in life or on… Read More

1 Aug

Getting to know August featured therapist, Ryan McMillian, MDiv, MFT

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our staff therapists on the blog. Read our interview below with August's Featured Therapist Ryan McMillian, MDiv, MFT. What makes you unique as a therapist and person? I am charismatic and reserved, direct and diplomatic, a guide and… Read More

5 Jul

Overcoming Emotional Distance from Your Lover

By Sammi Nguyen When your relationship settles into a long-term routine, you might find that a queasy feeling of distance has grown up between you and your lover when you weren’t looking, or that trivial disagreement over washing the dishes escalates in no time flat… Read More

1 Jul

Getting to know July’s Featured Therapist, John McWilliams, MSS, LCSW

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our staff therapists on the blog. Read our interview below with July's Featured Therapist John McWilliams, MSS, LCSW. What makes you unique as a therapist and person? Well, I am not sure that I am particularly unique… Read More

2 Jun

Getting to know June’s Featured Therapist, John R. Hill, M.Div., MFT

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our staff therapists on the blog. Read our interview below with June's Featured Therapist John R. Hill, M.Div., MFT.  What makes you unique as a therapist and person? I am unique as a therapist because of the… Read More

1 May

Getting to know May’s Featured Therapist, Emma Steiner, MSW, LCSW

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our staff therapists on the blog. May's Featured Therapist Emma Steiner, MSW, LCSW wears many hats at Council for Relationships. Read more in our interview below.  What is your role at Council for Relationships? In addition to… Read More