Understanding ADHD in the Context of Relationships Living with ADHD can present unique challenges, especially when it comes to relationships. At Be Well Therapy Group we have witnessed firsthand the impact it can have on individuals and their loved ones. In this article, we will explore the complexities of ADHD and how it can affect […]

Navigating ADHD in Relationships: Strategies for Compassion and Empathy

Sexual scripts and sexual blueprints are terms often used interchangeably, but they actually refer to distinct aspects of our sexual identity. Let’s break down the difference between the two and how they shape our sexual experiences. Sexual Scripts Sexual scripts are like the unwritten rules that guide our sexual behavior. They’re influenced by societal norms, cultural […]

Understanding Sexual Scripts vs. Sexual Blueprints: A Simple Guide

Do you want to fix your relationships, improve your emotional connections, and find long-term happiness? Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) might be the solution you’ve been searching for. In this article, we’ll explore who EFT is for, why you should consider trying it, and how a therapist at Be Well Therapy Group might implement it during […]

Fix Your Relationships With EFT

If Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) sounds familiar to you, but you aren’t exactly sure how it works, then you’ve come to the right place. EFT is a highly effective and evidence-based approach to couples and individual therapy that focuses on understanding and healing emotional bonds. Developed by Dr. Sue Johnson in the 1980s, EFT has […]

Exploring Emotionally Focused Therapy: Healing Through Connection

When it comes to dating and marriage, we often hear about the butterflies and the fireworks, but rarely do we hear about the ick in a long term relationship. But what about the moments when something feels off? Something inexplicable that sends shivers down your spine and makes you question everything? Ah yes, I’m talking […]

The Ick in a Long Term Relationship: What is it and How to Overcome

Is relational happiness reality minus expectations? Have you ever watched that seen from the the movie, 500 Days Of Summer, where Joseph Gordon Levitt, can’t wait to meet his ex, Zoey Deschanel at a party she’s hosting? He thinks that the meeting will go one way; they will immediately reconnect and realize that they are […]

Is Relational Happiness Reality Minus Expectations?

As a clinical social worker and therapist, I spend a lot of time speaking with individuals and couples teaching them how to feel their feelings. They are a critical piece of how we make positive change and move through life’s challenges. Emotions also offer us critical information about our needs, boundaries, relationships, and the world […]

This 3-Step Process Will Help You Feel Your Feelings

By: Brynne Kessler, MFT John Gottman’s research reflects: couples who stay together the longest are those who allow each other to be influenced by another. In other words, it is important to remain open to your partner’s perspective. As a couple’s therapist, I often witness couples get stuck in the communication challenge of needing to be […]

Do You Need To Be Right? Why fixating on right and wrong could hurt your relationship

Studies show that 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. If you’re looking at relationships in general, the breakup rate is much higher. In some cases, the people in the relationship shouldn’t be together, and breaking up is a good thing. However, there are tons of couples that could be truly happy and content if […]

Can Couples Therapy Save A Relationship?

How to make marriage work and stop fighting By: Jennifer Seip, LMFT, MA 1/14/21   It is hard to make marriage work. You spend years waking up to the same person every day. You see them at their best and at their worst. Small annoyances that you thought you could let go, slowly start to […]

Make Marriage Work: Self Compassion and Empathy Decrease Conflict

By: Jennifer Seip, LMFT   Do you know when it’s okay to keep something hidden from your partner?  Many believe that in a romantic relationship, there shouldn’t be anything hidden. But how close is too close? When should you disclose information and when should it be kept to yourself? In this article, I am referring […]

Secrets Versus Privacy

Yesterday, my husband and I were talking and the topic of insecurity came up. More specifically, insecure attachment. Quickly into our conversation we realized that we had two different definitions of what it means to feel insecure in a relationship. So today I think it would be nice to break down what attachment is in […]

Insecure Attachment: What You Should Know