Category: Therapy

How Your Blended Family Can Benefit from Family Therapy

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January 13, 2020
What is a blended family? Forming a blended family means that two partners and their previously born children get to begin a new journey together. Like any other family relationship,...

Stuck in the Middle: Why Therapy Is a Good Idea for Children of Divorce

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December 12, 2019
Divorce presents families with many changes, challenges, and adjustments, and each family member will handle these in a different way. However, the majority of divorces occurring in the United States...

Signs Your Child May Be Depressed

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December 7, 2019
Matthew J. Bruhin provides counseling services for children in the San Diego area. While effective techniques such as play therapy, talk therapy, and family therapy, as well as coping skills...

Why Couples Are Choosing Premarital Counseling

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November 13, 2019
When you’re planning on getting married, you already have a lot on your plate. Between wedding planning, thinking about your future, and sharing the good news with your family and...

How Couples Therapy Can Help You to Argue More Effectively

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November 6, 2019
When you think about an argument with your partner, what comes to mind? Do you both raise your voice? Do you name-call? Bring up things from the past, or things...

Interracial Marriage and Cultural Differences

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October 14, 2019
The infamous case of Loving v. Virginia resulted in a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that legalized interracial marriage in the United States and created a precedent for...

Does Your Teen Have a Problem with Marijuana?

October 11, 2019
As a couple and family therapist with extensive experience in addiction I find myself engaging with parents more and more about the concerns they have with their teen’s marijuana use....

Toxic Friendships

August 28, 2019
How to tell if you’re in a toxic friendship  Are you friends with someone who leaves you feeling worse than you do without that person? Do you feel a sense...

Experiencing Grief

August 14, 2019
All too often we as individuals are left by dear friends and family to experience grief. When we think of experiencing grief, many of us think of what our past...

Finding a Good Therapist

August 14, 2019
The first time I ever encountered therapy was when I was 19 and my parents were concerned that I was “lacking motivation in my life”. Although I was not wild...