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My Partner Won’t Come to Counseling with Me? Now What?

By |August 19th, 2016|

I get a lot of distressing phone calls from individuals who have had a major event or relationship disaster that […]

Couples Communication Skill: What Do you Want for Dinner?

By |August 19th, 2016|

How many times have you asked your significant other what they want to do for dinner, or what they’d like […]

Couples Skills: Sample Script for Conversations instead of Arguments

By |August 19th, 2016|

Many of the couples I see have some difficulties slowing things down and tell me they are in a conversation […]

What to Expect in Couples Counseling with Brady Counseling Solutions

By |July 19th, 2016|

What to Expect in Couples Counseling with Brady Counseling Solutions

It is normal to have some anxiety over what may happen […]

Apologies and Forgiveness

By |July 19th, 2016|

All relationships have better times than others, and all humans make mistakes. The strength of a relationship is not in […]

Couples Skills: Conversations versus Arguments

By |July 19th, 2016|

Most of the couples I work with identify communication as their number one goal to work on. I’d like to […]

Couples Skills: 50 Tips to De-escalate, Deal with Flooding, Take a Break and Self-Soothe

By |June 16th, 2016|

In a previous blog, I addressed some of the reasons why a partner might get “easily overwhelmed” and shut down […]

Couples Understanding: My Partner Gets “Easily Overwhelmed” In Arguments. Help!

By |June 16th, 2016|

Many couples have at least one partner that gets overwhelmed during an argument, and may begin to shut down, want […]

Validation Series: How to Validate, even when you Disagree (3 of 3)

By |June 16th, 2016|

In the two previous validation series blogs, we discussed the definition and importance of validation and by contrast, how destructive […]

Validation Series: How Invalidating your Loved Ones is Damaging Your Relationship (2 of 3)

By |June 16th, 2016|

Emotional invalidation is when a person’s thoughts and feelings are rejected, ignored, or judged. Invalidation includes dismissing, minimizing, teasing, […]