Many years ago, when my daughter was about 2 years old, and I was at home during the endless hours of toddlerhood, I remember talking on the phone to my first friend to have children. Not only was she about 4 years ahead of me in the parenthood journey, but she was one very wise … Read More about Being Real and Nonjudgmental as a Mother: Why Sharing Your True Feelings is Critical to Your Health and Wellbeing
One of the most common questions I hear early on in relationship counseling is, understandably, “Can you help us? Is there hope?” The feelings of fear and doubt are clearly present behind these questions, and the answer is never a simple “yes” or “no.” One of the biggest determinants of positive outcomes in couples therapy … Read More about When Should We Come in for Relationship Counseling?
There is simply no way to avoid conflict in a long-term relationship with an intimate partner. Conflict is an intrinsic part of relationships. You are two different people who are spending a lot of time together. As you are each your own person, you are bound to find things about your partner that do not … Read More about Conflict in Relationships: The Importance of Language
Paige is a psychotherapist at Wildflower. She earned a dual Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago. She has extensive training in treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and … Read More about Therapist Spotlight: Paige Zimmerman, MSW, LCSW
The hope of change and renewal accompanies most of us as we part with one year and enter another. Some people feel confident and energized as they vow to exercise more, spend quality time with their children, learn to play an instrument, be kinder, change jobs. Others voice their aspirations more timidly or not at … Read More about Focus on Values, Not Resolutions