Are you stressed out trying to make your relationships work smoothly?
Do you wish that things would just flow without you having to think about what you should do before you do it?
Isn't it a hassle when you feel that your natural way of being isn't accepted?
Perhaps you get upset and angry, and end up in conflict.
May be you keep quiet but seethe inside and make yourself sick with insomnia, back ache, migraine, weight gain, stomach cramps, hair loss, tinnitus, or sexual performance problems.
Your longing to just be who you are and have intimate connections with loved ones is normal and natural.
You can reduce your frustration by learning the skill of using your emotions to connect with others in warm and inviting ways.
You figure out the fears, worries and concerns that get in your way of creating and keeping satisfying connections.
You can learn how to have dialogues rather than fight, or use revenge and punishment as a way of expressing your unhappiness.
You can practice the skills of sharing your feelings so that colleagues, friends, family and your partner will do the same.
Get real time advice, in the moment as you develop, hone, build and strengthen your relationship skills that are the foundation to your self-confidence and self-worth.
Find out how I helped a client save his relationship in my new book: "ow You Want Me, Now You Don't! Fear of Intimacy: Ten ways to recognize the signs and ten ways to manage it in your relationship.'
Email or Call Jeanette Raymond, Ph.D. at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 00428
More Info About My Practice
Old habits die hard and you may be caught in the trap of repeating the same old pattern of tense and fractious connections. You may keep getting hurt in the same ways, and never be able to trust anyone. If you find yourself having the same fight, and the same unsatisfying outcomes, I help you figure out what is going wrong and help put you on a more rewarding path.
It isn't your fault that relationships are hard and frustrating for you. You may not have had the chance to learn how to do relationships in a way that brings mutual satisfaction. I can help you catch up on those skills and bring you up to speed.
I teach you the vocabulary and unwritten rules of emotional dialogue. You get to write the script with the ending that you truly want. Two ways I help you find and implement those desires are by encouraging you to bring in dreams and use art in your sessions.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
Fearing the loss of your relationship when your efforts to get close to your partner are rebuffed or ridiculed. I help you deal with the anxiety, the sleepless nights, the panic and the anger that overwhelms you.
Find out more in my book: 'Now You Want Me, Now You Don't! Fear of Intimacy: Ten ways to recognize it and ten ways to manage it in your relationship.'
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Services I Provide
Individual Therapy & Counseling
Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
Ages I Work With
Groups I Work With
Individuals who are successful at work but not in personal relationships, couples who are frustrated with their current communication patterns and want to improve, eating and digestive disorders exacerbated by stress and emotional problems.
Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice
Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
Addictions and Compulsions
Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
Adoption / Reunion Issues
Aggression and Violence
Aging and Geriatric Issues
Blended Family Issues
Caregiver Issues / Stress
Child and/or Adolescent Issues
Codependency / Dependency
Compulsive Spending / Shopping
Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
Eating and Food Issues
Family of Origin Issues
Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
Health / Illness / Medical Issues
Helplessness / Victimhood
HIV / AIDS
Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
Infidelity / Affair Recovery
LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues