Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Counseling + Sex Therapy

Fight the Summer Blues (&/or Just Be Happy) in Princeton, NJ

Did you start dreading the end of summer before it even began? Do you think you might be affected by SAD (seasonal affective disorder)?  Or, do you notice a somewhat blah mood sometimes in the summer (not necessarily SAD)?  It’s not just the winter blues; it happens in the summer too.  Here are a few… Continue Reading

Therapy Tidbits: How to Be Happy in a Relationship – Premarital Counseling

People in relationships often struggle to hold onto their own identity within the partnership.  This is not necessarily gendered or specific to opposite sex relationships. A long-term relationship (LTR) is the coming together of two individuals choosing to live their lives together.  It really isn’t the romantic notion of “two becoming one.”  This idea seems… Continue Reading

Therapy Tidbits #1: Refill Your Water Jug

We all have a figurative internalized water jug that we use to pour over others in need.  You pour out a little water out for your partner, a little more water for your kid(s), for a friend or two, for a coworker…and then, before you know it, your water jug is empty and you have… Continue Reading

Be Happy in 2017

With the New Year just around the corner, it seems important to take a look at the expectations we have around happiness in our lives. People seem to confuse happiness with pleasure and/or peak experiences of joy. We are not meant to constantly be in a state of “happiness,” which means we are chasing something… Continue Reading

When To Consider Seeing a Sex Therapist

What makes a certified sex therapist different than any other kind of therapist? It really comes down to an acknowledgment of the importance of sex in our lives and relationships, the ability to talk about sex in sessions, and continued education. Sex therapists make clients feel at ease when sharing concerns they have around sexual… Continue Reading

Kimberly Atwood, MA, LPC
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