By Kate Double, MSW, LCSW I have been giving a lot of thought lately to conflict and disappointment in relationships. Of course, as a couple counselor I am always thinking about conflict and disappointment in relationships, but I’ve been conceptualizing it a little differently lately – noticing something in my patients and in myself that […]
The Co-Regulation Effect
By Kate Double, MSW, LCSW What is Co-regulation? Maya Angelou stated, “People won’t remember what you said, they won’t remember what you did, but they will remember how you made them feel”. How you made them feel. Co-regulation. Your nervous system meets my nervous system, and a new nervous system is created between us. Have […]
The Myth of Positive Thinking
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What is Yoga Sex Therapy?
By Adrienne Alden-LMFT and Registered Yoga Teacher Integrating yoga into sex therapy allows clients to experience and practice safe and fun touch without the pressure of having to perform sexually. Part of the difficulty of psychological sexual struggles is that they manifest in the body. Our bodies respond to beliefs, memories, and interactions in ways […]
Top Reasons to try EMDR
by Kate Double You are in pain… sometimes that pain becomes agony, and you have been suffering for a long time without relief. Your pain stems from things that happened to you in your past. You know this, but you just can’t make it go away. You need to figure this out because your joy, self-concept, relationships, […]
Male Performance Anxiety
by Lauren Campbell In my practice, I regularly see people who are struggling with anxiety. However, my male clients commonly struggle with performance anxiety. This type of anxiety can happen in men of absolutely any age and can result from various factors. Cultural pressure in our pornified world where men are portrayed as always ready, […]
Being in Therapy, Being Transgender
by Kate Double Bathroom Buzz We’ve all heard talk of the “bathroom bill” in North Carolina, but many of us have very little understanding of the myriad of issues facing those that identify as other than the gender that they are assigned at birth. Relationship Restoration’s clinicians are constantly participating in continuing education to ensure […]
Sex and Mindfulness
by Adrienne Alden People can have beautifully connected relationships and miss the physical expression of it by being adrift in thought. Mindfulness is a skill that can be cultivated in various ways to help a person be in the here and now and feel the physical expression of love intended for them. Mindfulness can be […]