Counseling for Business Partners

Couples counseling isn’t just for romantic partners anymore. It’s also helpful for business partners. Recently, the New York Times profiled Ilan Zechory and Tom Lehman, two founders of Genius.com, and discussed how couples therapy is helping people who work together in business relationships. “Counseling has…

Re-Writing the Painful Past

Scientific research has long shown the benefits of expressive writing–the private kind of writing done to express emotions, not to please readers. Now, reports the New York Times: “researchers are studying whether the power of writing — and then rewriting — your personal story can…

Problems of Other Couples

The Book of Life on the “secret problems of other couples” and the work of Canadian photographer Chloë Ellingson: “Our sense of what a ‘good enough’ relationship looks like is unfairly biased. We need to help ourselves by having a more accurate, informed picture of…

Mind-Body Pain

“Psychosomatic” has become a dirty word, but the psyche (mind) and the soma (body) are most certainly connected and act on each other. There is no one without the other. While it’s always important to rule out serious medical conditions with a doctor, psychotherapy that…

Think Positive?

Many people want to focus on the “power of positive thinking,” believing that if you keep your thoughts upbeat and happy, you’ll be in a better state of mind and move towards achieving your goals. But more and more research is emerging that says that…