Leaning into difficult emotions: The Staccato Technique

Leaning into difficult emotions: The Staccato Technique

The benefits of The Staccato Technique can cross generations and cultures.  
It improves emotional intelligence,
it increases mindfulness,
it aids in cultivating awareness
and helps develop discernment even during the most distressing events and experiences.
It can be done silently or verbally, individually or as a group.

It just requires 2 things: emotion and breath.

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Premature apologies are destroying your relationship

Premature apologies are destroying your relationship

At home couples therapy: if you’re feeling every argument is a conflict you’ve already had multiple times in the past, it could be because you are apologizing prematurely. Try this simple strategy - these 5 steps, when in the right order, can dramatically improve the success of your conflicts.

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3 simple techniques when conflict makes you want to shut down or shut up

3 simple techniques when conflict makes you want to shut down or shut up

All too often, couples come into therapy feeling as though their arguments escalate so quickly that the intensity of the conflict makes one or both of them shut down or shut up.  Once you read through a few of these strategies, you & your partner may find that one may be more beneficial to you than another, or you may find you like all three!

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