Sometimes there is no “happily ever after” for the couples we work with. By the time they make it to our office, the “water under the bridge” is no longer flowing,
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I recently taught a class for Dr. Ellyn Bader in her online couples training program on working with alcoholic/addicts on developing their emotional sobriety. I want to share some of the
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Focusing on Your Aim of Life East = Inward A few times a year, I exit from my busy life running a therapy centre to go on meditation retreat. I’m here now
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Are you afraid of hard work? Not your own hard work. Your clients’. Did you know the only way partners can expect meaningful change in their relationship is if they commit to ongoing strenuous effort? If not, you are not
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Get Couples Therapy on Track and Moving:  What most Therapists Don’t Know I love working with high distressed couples because it challenges me as a therapist to grow and learn.  I’m
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To confront or not confront - that is the question I’m sure you have had those tense moments with couples when you ask yourself “should I confront this or not?” They
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[Part 3 in this 3-part Series] In my last 2 blogs, I have outlined a clear roadmap and template to help you be successful and reduce your stress when working with couples.  There are many approaches to
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[Part 2 in a 3-part Series] Last week I shared my passion for doing the Bader-Pearson model of couples therapy.  I told you how it transformed my skills in a way that
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If not, I'd like to share some tips with you today.  But first, let me tell you a little about my journey. I used to think that my many years in practice
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The art of effective couples therapy requires unique skills that differ from successful individual therapy.  Early attachment bonds are re-lived with couples and unresolved emotional pain is triggered such that
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Vancouver, BC (March 30, 2015) – Vancouver counselling expert and director of The Good Life Therapy Centre Sue Diamond Potts is to co-host a workshop with renowned professional Dr. Ellyn
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