We can all use guidance to improve our listening skills! In this post, Dr. Emily Cook shares three helpful resources if you’re seeking to be a better listener.... continue reading.
Category: Couples Counseling
Sex after baby
Dr. Emily Cook is a featured contributor to this January 2019 article on Huff Post... continue reading.
The financial cost of couple therapy
In his first blog post, Brian Livelsberger explains why he only recommends 80 minute appointments for couples: research shows that fewer, longer appointments produce greater gains than shorter, more numerous appointments... continue reading.
Making and Keeping Couples Resolutions
2019 is here and my partner and I really want to make relationship resolutions, but we keep getting stuck! We have tried in the past to come up with New Year Resolutions, but we never end up following through. Any tips for how we can start the year off right as a couple? The start... continue reading.
Before Couples Therapy Begins
You and your partner decided to seek couples counseling, found a therapist, and made your first appointment. Now what? Your work begins before therapy does... continue reading.
4:44 by Jay-Z and the Art of Empathy
Jay-Z’s song, 4:44, demonstrates the art of empathy: how to listen deeply to your partner’s experience and respond with understanding. Learn how in this post by Michelle Collins!... continue reading.
Three Tips for Dealing with Summer Party Stress
When summer parties include extended family members or lots of planning, stress levels can soar! Here are three tips for dealing with summer party stress... continue reading.
Three Books for Relationship Repair
Here are four recommendations for three books that will help you continue to repair and enrich your marriage in between couples therapy sessions... continue reading.
Marriage and Motherhood
The real women of Coffee+Crumbs, an online essay blog and podcast, offer great advice about seeking counseling during hard seasons of marriage and motherhood... continue reading.
We Are: Marriage Counseling Specialists
What does working with a marriage counseling specialist mean? Read the values statements that guide couples therapy at Emily Cook Therapy... continue reading.