Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Counseling + Sex Therapy
Couples Communication

Couples Communication

Disagreements within couples can be heated, intense, scary and painful at times.  However, these same disagreements can also bring a couple much closer together and help cultivate a partnership by getting on the same page.  Relationships are difficult in part because it is a bringing together of distinctly different people with very different upbringings.  Of… Continue Reading

Be Happy: Being versus Doing

Be Happy: Being versus Doing

This post has been inspired by two sources.  The first being a recent trip to Greece and the second a podcasted talk by one of my favorite resources, Tara Brach.  The particular talk is entitled, “Human Doing to Human Being.”  If you’re interested, I encourage you to listen to it because she’s able to give… Continue Reading

How Can I Be Happy? Worry Less and Self-Compassion

How Can I Be Happy? Worry Less and Self-Compassion

I have been reminded of the Serenity Prayer several times over the last month.  It is such a good reminder for us all as a way of finding more happiness and contentment in life: God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and… Continue Reading

Relationship Issues: Ask for Help

Relationship Issues: Ask for Help

One of the main discussion points for both couples and individuals in a relationship is the challenges of asking for help.  I apologize in advance for some of the broad generalizations made along gender-lines in the rest of this blog, but this topic is somewhat gendered in the way it is expressed.  However, it is… Continue Reading

Benefits of Online Therapy

Benefits of Online Therapy

When I first started offering online services to clients, it was out of necessity.  Initially, I admit that I was skeptical about the effectiveness of e-therapy and my ability to connect to clients in the same way I do in person.  However, I have been pleasantly surprised by the many advantages online therapy provides clients,… Continue Reading

Relationship Issues: Be Curious

Relationship Issues: Be Curious

I try to live my life with as much curiosity as possible.  There is always more to learn if you’re open and curious.  This is true for me in my line of work for sure, I’m curious about a lot when I sit with others talking about their deepest feelings and more difficult moments.  I… Continue Reading

Kimberly Atwood, MA, LPC
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