Needy or Needed? Understanding and Embracing the Difference.

  When deep and hurtful rejection occurs, it can create a trigger response of what we call “fight, flight, or freeze.” Ironically, trauma survivors can sometimes resort to pushing away those they care about most in efforts to avoid experiencing the vulnerability of close relationships. However, others can sometimes hold on just a little too […]

When To Press The Panic Button – Your Guide To Asking For Help

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Even the most independent among us need support sometimes. Yes, even you. In fact, it can be hard to know when it is time to seek help when we become overwhelmed in life. However, doing so can prevent far greater hurt and anguish in the longer term. We all go through difficult chapters in varying […]

How to Apologize

It’s impossible not to hurt our partner’s feelings from time to time: Missteps and misunderstandings happen in all relationships — Things we say, don’t say; do, don’t do; or forgetting something important to our partner. So, forgiveness is an essential component of a loving, healthy relationship. I often use the metaphor of a slow dance: […]

How Long Does Marriage Counseling Take? 

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You’re certainly not alone if you’re wondering how long marriage counseling takes. It’s a question we do hear from time to time. And, the answer? Not very long, actually. Additionally, many couples achieve relief from arguing in the first phase of the marriage counseling process. Here, in this blog post, we’ll help you understand the […]

Navigating Your Relationship: The Power of Marriage Counseling

n the intricate dance of marriage, partners often find themselves facing challenges that can strain their relationship. It’s during these times that seeking professional guidance through marriage counseling can be transformative. The Prescott Relationship Center offers a safe haven for couples looking to strengthen their bond, communicate effectively, and rediscover the joy in their partnership. […]

Dr. John Gottman and Dr. Susan Johnson’s Emotionally Focused Therapy

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In the realm of marriage counseling, two names stand out for their groundbreaking contributions: Dr. John Gottman and Dr. Susan Johnson. Their respective approaches, the Gottman Method and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), have revolutionized the field by offering evidence-based techniques to help couples navigate challenges and build thriving relationships. In this comprehensive article, we will delve into […]

Marriage Coaching vs. Marriage Counseling: What Are The Differences?

It begins with you and your spouse having problems. At some point, you may recognize that these problems are not getting resolved. Seeking outside professional help sounds like a really good idea. But who will you call? Consult your nearest search engine, and you find lots of information on marriage coaching and marriage counseling. Too […]