Author: Jenny Barnes

24 May Emotional Responsiblity

One of the most common and important concepts I address with clients in private practice is the concept of emotional responsibility. For those who grew up in homes where family roles were clearly defined and expectations were explicit, the process of becoming a self-reliant and...

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24 May Choosing Love

As a therapist and a wife (and mother, and friend, and daughter, and…) I get into many conversations about love. While there are many different avenues of love (the way I love a chocolate donut is easily eclipsed compared to the way I love my...

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24 May Gottman Method Couples Therapy

Gottman’s Method Couples Therapy is a research-based treatment for couples experiencing difficulty in their relationship. This method began with the concept that in order to understand relationships, it was necessary to observe and understand interactions. From this grew the ‘Love Lab’, created by John Gottman...

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24 May The Silent Treatment

“And then he just stares at me like an idiot! It’s like he doesn’t even care!” You started arguing about how he was supposed to take out the garbage. Somehow the argument escalated and cut back and forth from issue to issue in your relationship....

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