Cyber Sex Addiction May Be In Your Marriage. By M. Rivest Ph.D., D.S.T. Board Certified: Sex Therapy & Counseling (UACCI) www.MarriageCounseling.org www.SexCounseolors.org 336 760 1780 “We argued that night. I went to bed early. He stayed up. Somewhere about 2AM I noticed he was not in bed. I roamed through the darkness of the house.…

Sure fire ways to ruin your marriage including the “best friend lie” by Dr. M. Rivest, Ph.D., D.S.T. www.MarriageCounseling.org 336 760 1780 “I love you so much dear. You let me go to the bar with my friends and say nothing when I return at 2 AM. You hardly ask me to do anything around…

M. Rivest, Ph.D. Counseling Solutions at SMI www.MarrriageCounseling.org 336 760 1780 Arguing Badly A student in my class on Creating an Effective Argument said that she had enrolled for the purpose of learning how to win arguments with her 14 year old daughter. A number of thoughts rushed through my mind. Why argue with a…

How often do we forget the fragile balance or imbalance between our emotions and physical ailments? You can see your PCP for headaches, muscle aches, and a rash and leave his/her office with nothing more than $150 dollars worth of creams, ointments, and prescriptions. It is a delicate balance, however, as it can be equally…

SEVEN HOLIDAY BLUES BUSTERS 1. Let go of commercialized images of the holidays. 2. Sleep, eat and drink normally; exercise; get extra exposure to light. 3. Think about what is making you blue. If it is stress-related, lower your expectations and do less. If it is emotional, allow yourself a specific time to dwell on…

FAQ’s on Dissociative Disorders The following is information on Dissociative Disorders, from the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISST-D): What is dissociation? Dissociation is a word that is used to describe the disconnection or lack of connection between things usually associated with each other. Dissociated experiences are not integrated into the…

Web MD had a wonderful article posted online about 20 things you can learn from your pet. All of them were good suggestions, but some spoke to me more than others. For instance, “live in the moment” and “forget multitasking;” although these were two separate recommendations, they seem related. Oftentimes, especially in this age of…

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