More Oxygen for Good Sexual Intimacy: Three IBP Breathing Tips

Have you ever wondered what makes for really good sexual intimacy?  The years of training in Integrative Body Psychotherapy taught me three basic tips for high quality sex: ground in the body, stay in contact, and increase your breathing or oxygen together. First, ground in the body.  What does this mean?   Learn in the office… Read More »

Integrative Body Psychotherapy: A Therapy Using Body, Mind, and Emotions

An author wrote this informative article on IBP, which offers deep insight to the benefits of this approach.   Six months after his second divorce, Lars was in love. “What’s she like?” asked a friend. “Like all his women,” replied another friend, “cold and nasty.” Lars deplored this unfortunate consistency but couldn’t change it. “From… Read More »

Increase Sexual Intimacy Through Relationship Counseling: Three Tips for Passionate Monogamy

Tip One: Learn How to Get Through Boredom and the Normal Marital Knot Boredom happens, as it’s the primary fear of monogamy, a lack of newness. So don’t ignore it or let it get swept under the rug. Also, see boredom as normal feedback in your relationship, instead of believing sex is failing. It only… Read More »

Couples Counseling Refresher: Three Tips for Better Relationship Intimacy When You’ve Already Had Marriage Counseling

  When sex drops, or fights begin again, what do you do?  Isn’t it frustrating to admit the relationship needs more help?  Aren’t relationships “fixed” with a few sessions, years a go?       This is a normal experience of couples who slide back in to habits, and find there are somehow more fights, and little communication,… Read More »

Three Tips: How to Get Out of Conflict, and Communicate for Better Sex.

Why is it we conflict the most with those we love?  Are you interested in moving beyond survival ‘fight or flight’, to an improved relationship? Relationship research shows us that as we get more familiar with our partner, their normal irritating quirks, blind spots, and normal self-centeredness cause a predictable “knot” of marital fighting.  We… Read More »

Anxiety: Three Tips for a Deeper Relationship Through Marriage Counseling.

Are you suspicious about your partner being unfaithful, or loving someone else? Do you need a lot of reassurance that things are ok? Do you get impulsive and quickly jump to conclusions? You (and your partner if they do this too) may have some normal ANXIETY issues. Marriage counseling can help. Significance of anxiety Anxiety… Read More »