Marriage Counseling Myths

Lisa Foster, LPCC-S, ATRWillow Wisdom

Marriage Counseling Practice The Willow Center

Nearly 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce. Yet, seeking marriage counseling to improve your relationship is something many couples are reluctant to do. Relationship expert, Dr. John Gottman, states that the average couple waits six years after serious issues arise before getting help with their marital problems. Many have the unspoken hope that things will get better over … Read More

Winning Arguments With Your Partner

Lisa Foster, LPCC-S, ATRWillow Wisdom

The Willow Center Toledo Counseling Center

It will probably come as no surprise that most of the couples I see for counseling struggle with how to handle conflict in a healthy way. Many engage in word warfare, attacking and defending against criticism and blame, until each retreats to tend to their emotional wounds. Or they find themselves repeating the same argument over and over, without ever … Read More

MOVING THROUGH DEPRESSION

Lisa Foster, LPCC-S, ATRWillow Wisdom

Depression can be a lot like a bout with the flu or some other virus. You feel awful and have no energy. You move slow, and even brushing your teeth can feel like a monumental task. All you want to do is curl up under a warm blanket and be left alone. And yet, while this may be just the … Read More