In my work with couples and helping them build stronger relationships, I've noticed that partners often get stuck in repetitive argument and conflict patterns -- they visit and revisit the problem, over and over -- and it can be difficult to ever reach agreement. What actually helps? Shift your focus back to the relationship and on experiencing fun and pleasure again. Increase positive emotions, build shared meaning, do nice things for your partner and generally make deposits into the "love bank." With more goodies on deposit, your foundation will be strong and you will both experienceRead More
Kimberly Seelbrede, LCSW is a New York City Psychotherapist + Consultant who splits her time between Manhattan and Santa Fe, providing online therapy to individuals and couples. With extensive training and experience, she provides psychological consultation, psychotherapy, EMDR therapy and executive coaching to a range of clients including VIP's + high-profile clients. As a women's emotional health + relationship expert, her specialties include: anxiety, depression, trauma resolution, addictions, relationship, intimacy and sexual concerns, health + autoimmune issues, loss + grief and women's mentoring. She enjoys writing, photography, yoga, meditation, travel and really good key lime pie. She lives with her husband, psychologist, scholar and mindfulness expert John Chambers Christopher. For more, subscribe to her newsletter or connect with her on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Psychology Today, EMDRIA and her personal websites KimSeelbrede.com, Santa Fe Integrative Psychotherapy or Well+Being Blog.