What are attachment styles and how are they learned? Creating connection through learning your attachment style!

Attachment styles are learned behaviors and stem from psychological research on caregiving, childhood attachments, and how these styles develop into adult attachment with loved ones including peers, parents, partners, co-workers, and children. Attachment styles can impact any interpersonal relationship based on the psychology of needs being met, neglected, overlyprotective, or the “parentified” child. Below are descriptors of the four styles...[ read more ]

Healthy Relationships at the Holidays

Maintaining a Healthy Relationship During the Holidays   It’s the most wonderful time of the year…   It’s also, for many, the most stressful time of the year. And even if you love the holidays, chances are, there are a few stressful moments where you find yourself questioning what, exactly, you’ve gotten yourself into. With stress, comes strain, and with...[ read more ]

Meet Dr. Madison Allen

What inspired you to pursue a career as a therapist? For as long as I can remember I have felt an incredible sense of honor when the people in my life have trusted me with their thoughts, feelings, and parts of their inner world that they may not share with everyone else. Similarly, I have felt such gratitude to the...[ read more ]

When Should We Seek Couples Therapy?

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Relationships are one of the most important aspects of our lives, so when we face challenges in our marriage or relationship it has a significant impact on each partner's overall health and well-being. Research shows that to make a relationship last, couples must learn to manage conflict, create ways to support one another and become better friends. This might seem...[ read more ]

Common Relationship Issues Helped by Couples Therapy

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Whether you’re married, engaged, or dating, chances are, you’ve experienced conflict in your relationship. Maybe you don’t see eye to eye on everything, or maybe one of you is more sensitive than the other. Maybe you can’t agree on basic things like how to spend money, who’s family to spend holidays with, or when to move your relationship to the...[ read more ]

Marriage Counseling VS. Discernment Counseling

What is the Difference and How do I Choose Which Couples Therapy is the Best Fit?    By: Justine Devlin Ph.D.  When making the important decision to engage in couples or marriage therapy, one can be overwhelmed by the variety of therapies available and it can be difficult to decipher which type of therapy is most convergent with your desired goals...[ read more ]

How Do I Talk to my Spouse or Partner About My Desire to Attend Couples Therapy?

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“Couples Wait an Average of Six Years of Being Unhappy with Their Relationship Before Getting Help” –John Gottman By: Justine Devlin Ph.D. Relationships can be challenging and the idea of couples therapy can be daunting and perceived as threatening in some instances when the idea is brought to the attention of a partner or spouse. Most relationships encounter speed bumps...[ read more ]

What Type of Couples Therapy is Right for Us

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  So, you’re exploring the idea of couples therapy with your partner. Maybe you’re considering taking the next step in your relationship, and you’d like to get a jumpstart on any concerns that might arise as you move forward. Or, perhaps your relationship has experienced trauma, and you’re not able to work through it on your own. It’s possible you’ve...[ read more ]

Meet our team of Specialized Couples Therapists

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If you're reading this blog, chances are you're looking for a clinical psychologist trained to provide high-quality couples therapy and marriage counseling.   Wellness Psychological Services in Tampa and St. Petersberg, FL had a team of highly-trained therapists ready to help you and your partner, read on to learn more about each one. Meet Couples Therapist Evangelin Browne LMFT      ...[ read more ]

How Couples Therapy Can Lead to a Healthier Relationship

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Does Couples Therapy Work? Is my relationship beyond repair? How effective is couples therapy? Can I convince my partner to go? Questions like these are posed by partners who may be apprehensive or who may be feeling a sense of hopelessness about their relationship or marital status. Couples counseling has made significant progress in the last 40 years. Prior to...[ read more ]

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