When a person reaches out for therapy due to having a sexual dysfunction, one of the first things they often want to know is, can you fix me? Is this psychological? Is there hope? Well, as someone who has worked with folks who suffer from numerous types of sexual dysfunctions throughout the years, I can […]

Understanding Sexual Dysfunction: Its Impact on Relationships and Individuals

As a relationship therapist, I often find my clients feel a sense of responsibility for their partner, or family members’ feelings.  My clients feel entangled in the emotions of their loved ones which causes them to develop people pleaser tendencies. They don’t know how to self validate and they try to anticipate, adjust or control their […]

How to Self Validate and Stop Being A People Pleaser

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 do you quiet your inner critic and increase self compassion? By Jennifer Seip Let’s envision that you have a friend. The two of you go as far back as middle school or elementary school. How about we call them Alex. You and Alex used to do everything together. I mean, you grew up together. […]

How To Silence Your Inner Critic + Be Nicer To Yourself

By: Jennifer Seip Let’s talk about Toxic Shame. What comes to your mind when you think of it? For me, it’s a dark, sinking feeling in my gut. My breathing gets shallow and I want to spend all day curled up in bed, alone, by myself. For others, it’s raging adrenaline. Their heart feels like […]

Toxic Shame: How To Overcome It

Do you struggle with people-pleasing? Here are three tips to stop being a people-pleaser. August 23, 2020 By Jennifer Seip

3 Tips To Stop Being A People-Pleaser

For Those of You Who Are Animal Lovers: The Emotional Benefits That Come From Owning A Pet February 21, 2019 By: Jennifer Seip Hi everyone! If you don’t feel like reading, click this link for my full video! The Emotional Benefits That Come From Owning A Pet You had to know this was coming. Eventually, […]

The Emotional Benefits That Come From Owning A Pet

12/12/18 By: Jennifer Seip Have you ever heard the term, “Growth Mindset?” Many people believe that the key to success is hidden in this framework. What is Growth Mindset? Growth Mindset is the belief that people’s most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work. Because our brains are plastic, if we consistently […]

The Power Of Having A Growth Mindset

Learn more about some of the fascinating powers of your brain! 12/5/18 By: Jennifer Seip, LMFT, MA Have you ever heard someone refer to humans as left brain dominant? Do you even know what that means? Well today I’m going to tell you exactly what that means and how to get more out of your […]

How Insight About The Left and Right Brain Can Lead You To Euphoria

The importance of having self compassion. By, Jennifer Seip   I am definitely a believer in a bit of self disclosure. Some therapists are not, but if you haven’t already discovered from watching my videos and reading my blog posts, I am. Lately I’ve been a bit out of sorts, even a little down. This […]

Self Compassion’s Role in Love and Relationships

I’ve been thinking a lot about self doubt and vulnerability lately.  As counselors we are taught that self disclosure is good, only when it aids in the clients growth, (of course we can’t disclose too much because it would take away from our ability to analyze things fairly.) With some people it comes easier and […]

Self Doubt? I’m Here.