Three Ways to Keep Your Relationship in the Positive Perspective

*Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC for The Gottman Institute. "Positive Sentiment Override (PSO) or the Positive Perspective is something that couples can work on every day. Having a Positive Perspective of your partner and your relationship helps to more effectively problem solve during conflict, make more repair attempts (an action or statement that aims at reducing [...]

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When You and Your Partner Fight

*Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC for Psych Central. "It’s an inescapable truth that you and your partner will argue or fight. Often in therapy, I see that couples are unable to resolve a conflict, especially if it is regarding what renowned couples therapists Drs. John and Julie Gottman call “gridlock issues.” When this happens, couples often argue, then [...]

By |2019-05-14T21:07:08+00:00November 18th, 2016|In The Media, Maureen Werrbach|0 Comments

When You Fight Fairly, but Your Partner Doesn’t

*Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC for Psych Central. "So you’ve scoured the Internet, read a bunch of self-help books, and even seen a therapist to help you learn how to communicate effectively with your partner. Eventually you come to the conclusion that no matter how fairly you fight with your partner, he or she just doesn’t fight [...]

By |2019-05-14T21:08:09+00:00November 18th, 2016|In The Media, Maureen Werrbach|0 Comments

Are You Turning Towards Your Partner?

*Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC for Psych Central. "...The foundation and inside of a healthy relationship rest on things like trust and commitment, fondness and admiration, turning towards and a positive perspective of your partner, as well as a healthy conflict style, and shared meaning." -Maureen Werrbach, LCPC | Therapist at Urban Wellness Read the complete [...]

By |2019-05-14T21:07:51+00:00November 18th, 2016|In The Media, Maureen Werrbach|0 Comments

When Someone You Love is Unhappy

*Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC for Psych Central. "Love is what connects us to others. It provides us with fond memories of those around us. The truth about love, though, is that it often links our own happiness with the happiness of others. We feel compelled to make those we love who are unhappy, happy." -Maureen [...]

By |2019-05-14T21:08:27+00:00November 17th, 2016|In The Media, Maureen Werrbach|0 Comments

Busting Summertime Depression

*Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC for Psych Central. "The mark of summer is upon us. The kids are out of school, it’s hot, and it’s the season in which everyone expects to feel good. Except you don’t. Let’s take a look at some of the causes of summertime depression." -Maureen Werrbach, LCPC | Therapist at Urban [...]

By |2019-05-14T21:09:02+00:00November 17th, 2016|In The Media, Maureen Werrbach|0 Comments

Fight, Flight or Freeze: The Stress Response

Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC at Psych Central. "Imagine the following scenarios: 1. During a staff meeting that you led and thoroughly prepared for, your boss criticizes you for not completing a task that was someone else’s responsibility. All eyes are on you. You feel flushed, your heart starts racing, and you have you [...]

By |2019-05-14T21:08:46+00:00November 17th, 2016|In The Media, Maureen Werrbach|0 Comments

Predicting Divorce: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalpyse

*Article contribution by Maureen Werrbach, LCPC for Psych Central. "The beginning of a relationship is a lot like buying a new house. Everything seems terrific, and that initial excitement can last for weeks, months, or even years. But like any house that isn’t taken care of, eventually your relationship may start to fall apart, leaving you wondering [...]

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