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Rossana Magalhaes
Rossana Magalhaes
Couple & Family therapist

It would be very helpful to identify with you eventual pattern where the  imposter syndrome is more or less present. Are... more

Sherry Katz, LCSW
Sherry Katz, LCSW
Couples and Family Therapist, LCSW

First step is to remove the label of your behavior as a syndrome and instead understand the reasons for it. "Imposter... more

Frank Walker
Frank Walker
I help couples manage the bumpy road called marriage. Whether your marriage needs a tune up, a major overhaul or just a flat tire changed. I can help.

From the very beginning of counseling sessions I emphasize that the work will and must end at some point. In counseling... more

Christopher Smith
Christopher Smith
President and Clinical Director, Seeking Shalom

There are different reasons why a counselor may seek to terminate with a client and these will each have different... more

Nat Roman
Nat Roman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MSc RP

There are typically three reasons why therapy is terminated: 1) Client has met therapy goals 2) Client is not... more

Rossana Magalhaes
Rossana Magalhaes
Couple & Family therapist

It is not the case of being right or wrong, in my view. If you are asking, I believe you truly care for your boyfriend... more

Jill Barnett Kaufman
Jill Barnett Kaufman
Psychotherapist

It's completely understandable that you would have male friends and that you would want to spend time with them.  When... more

Anna McElearney
Anna McElearney
Helping Couples Build Stronger Relationships

Thank you for submitting this question. I think this type of situation can be common for many couples struggling with... more

Sue Bates
Sue Bates
Change your dating & relationship patterns.

Oh, crying in therapy is very normal! I have a stack of kleenex boxes in my office. Cry away, therapist are very used to... more

People do cry in therapy sometimes, but it's not at all necessary to cry in order for most kinds of therapy to be... more

Lola Georg
Lola Georg
www.GeorgAssociates.com

Please do not worry about crying. People cry, laugh, rage, rant, and talk during counseling sessions. Part of the... more

Traci Lowenthal
Traci Lowenthal
LGBTQAffirmative Therapist

Hi!  Great question.  I believe counseling does help people! Of course, I am a therapist, so I would think that... more

Earl Lewis
Earl Lewis
Relationship Expert

Yes, Counseling provides an area for people to speak to an unbiased professional about their concerns to address their... more

Robin Landwehr, DBH, LPCC, NCC
Robin Landwehr, DBH, LPCC, NCC
Mental Health in a Primary Care Setting

Hi there! Thank you for your question. It's a great question and one that many people want to know the answer to. The... more

Lauren Ostrowski, MA, LPC, NCC, DCC, CCTP
Lauren Ostrowski, MA, LPC, NCC, DCC, CCTP
I tailor my therapeutic approach to each client's strengths and goals

This is a fantastic question. In one sentence, I would say the following: Recognize that while you and your partner... more

Anna McElearney
Anna McElearney
Helping Couples Build Stronger Relationships

A resource I think is helpful to learn more about "what makes a good marriage" and steps toward doing so is Dr. John... more

Earl Lewis
Earl Lewis
Relationship Expert

This answer varies based on you relationship. However, I do believe their are some basic fundamental areas that are... more

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