Psychology Orlando

Psychological Affiliates Inc delivers Orlando patients state of the art Psychologists services. Our experts specialize in Family Counseling, Psychology and Collaborative Divorce Psychology.

What to Expect in Relationship Therapy

Deborah O. Day, Psy.D - Thursday, November 07, 2013

These days, before many couples decide to call it quits, they undergo couple’s therapy or marriage counseling. In general, no one is excited about the prospect of sitting on a psychologist’s couch and detailing all the problems within a marriage, however, plenty of couples have found relief from their relationship woes by seeking the help of a professional. It is always useful, before jumping into any kind of therapy, to have some idea of what is going to happen.

 

Most psychologists will ask questions, listening to responses of both spouses, in order to get at the heart of the couple’s problems. For example, a couple may come in saying that they no longer feel the other loves them. Through some pointed questions, a psychologist may determine that they are actually having a problem with communication, not with love.

 

Even for couples that have already decided to get a divorce, relationship therapy may be advantageous. A therapist will be able to help them navigate their new dynamic, so that they can at least be on friendly terms, especially in cases where the couple shares a child.


In either case, the psychologist will ask questions about the relationship and will suggest topics for discussion and activities that can better the couple’s relationship, whether that couple is still married or is newly divorced.

 | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

A Psychologist's Many Roles

Deborah O. Day, Psy.D - Monday, November 04, 2013

Many people see the role of a psychologist relegated to the chair and couch method of therapy, that their only role is that of a therapist, hashing out the mental states of celebrities and those wealthy enough to pay for their services. But these days, the role of psychologist is greatly expanded. They are used as consultants by law enforcement specialists, they advise politicians, and they help schools design curricula to encourage learning and growth.

 

Among some of their most important roles is that of a mediator, between two spouses who have decided to divorce. They also can help assess a child’s mental state and provide solutions for the difficult situations that children and parents often find themselves in when a divorce separates a family. Then, there are the more traditional therapist’s roles, including implementing hypnotherapy, and counseling couples in their relationships.

 | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink


Recent Posts


Tags

mediators multiple personality disorder delicate topics family therapy lawyers mental health marriage problems professional challenges suffering psychological evaluation swing techniques phobia unsettling therapy neurological abnormality before the divorce success sexual avoidance specific problem spouse trauma satisfaction parenting plan adult Orlando mediators withstand conflict struggling child infidelity aftermath psychotherapist sexual enrichment respect mess of a divorce family psychotherapy withdraw married families relationship woes thoughts The Florida Bar masturbation unconscious expectation swingers habit property paternity friendly terms mental examination social pragmatic communication disorder effective alimony divorce coaches navigate sex offender foundation unsettling life event therapist's roles qualified relationship boundaries therapist cheating improve help relationship spouses family child abuse self-expression Parenting Coordinator procedure emotions cheated relationship couple's problems Orlando Family Mediation anxiety intimacy acting out swinging caring partners improving consultants smoking cessation sexual trauma agreement parenting plans court mental illness sex offender therapy couples counseling medicine divorce consultation autonomy sadness clarify modern relationship Orlando therapists behavior malicious divorce shades of grey life event intense Orlando neuropsychologist values stress separation call it quits infidelity litigation modification hypnotherapy orlando sex therapy relaxation politicians appropriate ways conflict resolution problem deserves issues cheated-upon healing hopeless mental health services non-monogamy scientists influence Orlando parenting plan evaluations loves scientist access repressed thoughts sex anti-anxiety needs marriage counseling sexual satisfaction evaluate psychosexual evaluations mind swinger lover psychological evaluations doctor another ideal abuse sleep disorder dynamic better couple's therapy psychologists loved growth deal children psychologists orlando Parenting Coordination Program craving management delicate learning and growth disputes habits talking points child psychologist orlando alternative medicine neuropsychologist digital dealing with stress sex therapy collaborative law affair mediation developments unconventional divided loyalties class orlando adjustment address psychiatric child development agree determine family mediation divorcing Orlando family mediator divorce trial licensed psychologist marriage troubles psychotherapy self modern relationships attorneys problems newly divorced marriage counseling orlando fl live apart personal fulfillment expectations post traumatic stress disorder family counseling cheater negotiations Orlando mediation expression divorce education orlando clarify priorities relationship models Cooperative Parenting Institute parent molestation studies judge questions trial advantageous sleep disorders respectfully therapists in orlando collaborative divorce overeating better the relationship repressed persona marriage parent coordination sexual monogamy qualified therapist sexual behavioral problems neuroanatomy legal listening help forensic psychological evaluations dynamics valued out of court hypnosis treatments monitored exchange support parents repressed memories mental state lying anxious prenuptial agreements psychology phobias communication problem psychology orlando Orlando Neuropsychological evaluations divided priorities learning communication psychologist relationships litigation support smoking qualified sex therapist behavior modification Orlando psychologists relocation disputes psychometrist sex therapist settlement personality depression evaluation talk therapy boundaries healthy habits activities child custody estates reassurance influential friendship repressed thoughts withstand challenges unconventional arrangement Orlando psychotherapy partner violence psychological neuropsychologists arrangement act out assess without bias sexual addiction Orlando psychologist mental states relief fulfillment marry consult Orlando collaborative divorce messy divorce PTSD psychotherapy orlando love courts friends mental health counselor bias family counseling orlando beginning troubled psychologists in orlando help relationships disorder state of mind discussion addressed prioritization co-parenting therapy assessment aftermath grief Orlando sex offender therapy substance abuse behaviors orientation confusion Neuropsychology development medical bias towards monetary value undergo access accept delicate topic topics for discussion time-sharing suppression repression memories fault couples counseling Orlando hypnotherapy forensic psychology law enforcement consultants sexual contested custodies dealing with anxiety suppressed courage sex offender therapist undergo hypnosis Competency Restoration Training risks leave relationship therapy sex therapy orlando neuropsychological evaluations not his fault neurodevelopmental disorders one another value system law enforcement specialists boundary treatment caring behaviors addiction mediates overeating habits struggling develop mediator heart child different self brain attorney tools acceptance improve sexual satisfaction mismatched sex drives long-term relationship stress-relieving child's mental state disorders Orlando supervised visitation partner communication problems buried memories

Archive

2737 West Fairbanks Avenue,  Winter Park, FL. 32789    Phone: 407-674-5663

 

©2011 Psychological Affiliates - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Developed - Design by Windermere Design