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 ]

Meet Dr. Justine Devlin

Dr. Justine Devlin

What inspired you to pursue a career as a therapist? In the spirit of authenticity, I will speak my truth. An important factor in understanding what led me down this path is having the knowledge that I grew up in a small town. Growing up, I had little to no exposure to any conversations or psycho-education on mental illness, or...[ read more ]

Navigating the return to “normal”

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over a year since the world was rocked by the arrival of COVID-19 and the life changes that came with it. Seemingly overnight, our lives came to a screeching halt, causing fear, anxiety, panic, isolation, and a feeling of loneliness that many people had never felt before. For those individuals already dealing with...[ read more ]

4 Reasons to Continue Online Therapy in Florida Post-Covid

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The world is opening up and we’re moving closer and closer to the day when the Covid 19 pandemic is a memory. But that doesn’t mean that everything has to go back to the way it was before. That’s also true with online therapy & counseling. Online therapy has existed for many years and goes by many names. It's also...[ read more ]

3 Things To Do To Prepare for Virtual EMDR Therapy

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The Basics of Online EMDR Therapy Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) uses Therapist directed lateral eye movements to ease stressful, traumatic memories.   If you’re considering EMDR therapy, it’s important to know that online EMDR therapy is as effective as in-person therapy. Since the pandemic, many therapists who did not offer virtual EMDR therapy have started with great success....[ read more ]

Virtual EMDR: What is it and how does it work?

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By: Yashira Oropeza-Diaz, Psy.D, MSCP, LMHC, CTMH Licensed Psychologist What is Online EMDR? To understand how Remote/Online EMDR works, first, we need to understand the basics of EMDR. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy is an evidence-based integrative approach. EMDR works to help you process information that has been "unprocessed" in your brain. The way your brain takes information and...[ read more ]

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