relationships

Depression in Relationships

By Sarah Dale, MSc., RP (Q) Have you noticed a loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities, energy, appetite, and less engagement with others? Has there been a decline in your ability to focus at ...
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Relationship Therapy for Individuals

As a couple therapist in Toronto, I’m sometimes asked about what to do if you want to go to marriage therapy or couple’s counselling but your partner refuses. Does relationship therapy work if only one ...
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Re-building Your Relationship After Kids

While many of the couples I work with talk about the challenges of maintaining a close emotional relationship over time, couples with children often seem to have the biggest challenge in this regard. Research supports ...
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Five Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship Over the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! So the song goes, but in reality this time of year is often very stressful. If you celebrate Hanukkah or Christmas there are family obligations, presents to ...
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Does Attending Marriage Counselling Mean That You Have Failed?

As a Couple Therapist, I often see couples who say that attending therapy makes them feel like they have failed in their relationship. Recently the stigma around seeing a therapist on one’s own seems to ...
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How Much Sex is Enough?

The last blog entry I wrote was about the topic of communication in relationships, which came up during a talk I gave for a local group of mothers. The other theme that came up at ...
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Communication in Relationships

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of speaking to a group of mothers. I was invited to speak in my role as a marriage and relationship therapist. Excited to have this opportunity to ...
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New Year’s Relationship Resolutions

The New Year is upon us, and with it the sense of a fresh start. It’s the time of year when we take stock of our lives, reflect on where we want to be and ...
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