106: How Embracing Vulnerability Strengthens Our Relationships

Dr. Lisa Firestone is the Director of Research and Education at The Glendon Association and Senior Editor for the mental health website PsychAlive.org. She is the author of numerous articles and chapters and the co-author of several books including Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice, Creating a Life of Meaning and Compassion, Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships and most recently The Self under Siege. Dr. Firestone is international trainer and speaker on: couple

2017-08-05T18:16:01+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|

103: How Trauma Affects Our Relationships

Kristen Holbrook is a Registered Clinical Counsellor based in Coquitlam, BC. Kristen offers both individual and couples counseling in her private practice. She has specialized training in the area of trauma and has been trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). In addition to her private practice work, Kristen provides counseling to women who have experienced historical and domestic abuse in an agency setting. In this episode we discuss relationship

2017-07-13T00:20:21+00:00 July 12th, 2017|

100: Young Love vs Mature Love

John Amodeo PhD, MFT, has been a licensed marriage and family therapist for over thirty-five years in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is the author of Dancing with Fire: A Mindful Way to Loving Relationships. His other books include The Authentic Heart and Love & Betrayal. He is a former writer and contributing editor for Yoga Journal, and has conducted workshops and lectured internationally on relationships and couples therapy. He

2017-06-21T22:04:00+00:00 June 21st, 2017|

95: Don’t Wait Around, Make the Change YOU Want

Winifred Reilly is a marriage and family therapist, with a private practice in Berkeley, CA. In her thirty-five years of clinical practice she has treated hundreds of couples, many who were convinced they were headed for divorce. Winifred has been a guest lecturer on marriage and sexuality, and her writing has appeared on The Huffington Post, The Good Men Project, xoJane and on her relationship advice blog, Speaking of Marriage. In

2017-05-17T06:50:19+00:00 May 17th, 2017|

90: Six Steps For More Love In Your Life

Dr. Margaret Paul holds a PhD in psychology, is a relationship expert, public speaker, consultant and artist. She has successfully worked with thousands and taught classes and seminars for over 48 years. Dr. Paul is also a bestselling author, popular Huffington Post and MindBodyGreen writer and co-creator of the powerful Inner Bonding® self-healing process, and the related SelfQuest® self-healing software program - recommended by actress Lindsay Wagner and singer Alanis Morissette. In

2017-04-25T15:24:28+00:00 April 5th, 2017|

89: How to Find A Quality Partner

Marni Battista has a Masters in Education and is a Certified Life Coach by the International Coaching Federation. She is also a Master Practitioner at administering an Energy Assessment, “The D-Factor,” that helps clients pinpoint exactly why they are, or are not date-able, and what types of messages they are unconsciously broadcasting to others based on their thoughts, feelings, actions and attitudes. Marni is also trained as a Facilitator and Mentor

2017-04-25T15:29:36+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|

88: Avoiding The Relationship Comfort Zone

Mirel Goldstein is an expert marriage therapist in New Jersey who has been successfully lecturing and writing about marriage, as well as helping couples reignite the spark in their relationships, for the past 15 years. Her popular blog can be found on her website goldsteintherapy.com. Her YouTube video called, "How to recognize dismissive attachment behaviors in yourself and others", has inspired thousands of couples to address attachment issues that may be getting

2017-04-05T14:09:50+00:00 March 15th, 2017|

85: Give Yourself A Break

Kristy Arbon is the founder and CEO of HeartWorks Training LLC, a business set up to support women in their practice of mindfulness, self-compassion and shame resilience using the practices of mindful self-compassion, Internal Family Systems, Brene Brown's shame resilience model, Buddhist philosophy and exploration of archetypes. Kristy is a qualified social worker, a certified Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher and has completed Internal Family Systems Level 1 training. She is passionate about

2017-02-25T04:55:19+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|

84: Raise Your Low Self-Esteem To Improve Your Relationship

Amanda Carver is a psychotherapist who lives and works in Ottawa, Ontario. She has worked many years with adolescents and families struggling with trauma and mental health challenges. She works heavily from an attachment perspective, understanding how early relationships with our parents and other important people in our lives affects how we connect with people later in our lives. Amanda is a mother of two young children and a partner in

2017-06-28T19:07:47+00:00 February 15th, 2017|

79: Save It For The Morning

Amie M. Gordon, PhD, is a social psychologist who researches romantic relationships. For over a decade, Dr. Gordon's work has helped shed light on the factors that help and harm romantic relationships. Currently she is working at the University of California, San Francisco where she is tackling questions about the role of sleep in relationships. Dr. Gordon's work has been published in over a dozen research articles focused on relationship topics

2017-04-25T15:39:35+00:00 January 17th, 2017|