Meet Linda Good, therapist at the Center for Couples and Families! Linda Good is originally from Silver City, New Mexico. She has completed an associates degree in Psychology from Eastern Arizona College and a bachelors in Psychology from Utah Valley University. Linda is currently working on her Clinical Mental Health Counseling masters at Utah Valley…

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Meet Rachel Brown, therapist at the Center for Couples and Families! Rachel Brown grew up in upstate New York, and has spent the past 10 years in Utah. She received her bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in English and Family Studies, and is currently a master’s student at Touro University and an intern therapist.…

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Meet Stephanie, couples therapist at the Center for Couples and Families! Stephanie is an Ohio native who set off on a new adventure to Utah in 2015. She is an intern therapist and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. On her journey to becoming a therapist, Stephanie has been working…

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Communication in marriage can be difficult. You want to communicate in an honest way and connect with your spouse in order to have a good relationship. You want emotional intimacy. However, becoming emotionally intimate in your marriage isn’t easy and often feels counterintuitive (Related Article: Emotional Intimacy: What It Is And How To Get It…

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Here is a communication in marriage tip to help you develop better skills to communicate well with your spouse. These are taken from John Gottman’s research with couples over the years and my experience as a marriage and family therapist in Utah for nearly two decades.    Communication in Marriage Tip – Soft Start Up…

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Let’s talk about how to communicate better with your spouse. This is something that you would learn in marriage therapy, but can learn here and apply at home. It might take a therapist to help you apply it, but let’s try it this way at first to see how it goes for you.    When…

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You can create emotional safety with your spouse if you approach it right. There is a myth that if you have marriage problems, you can’t be close as a couple. This is false. It is incorrect. Even though it may be more difficult to get closer, it is possible. In fact, working through your problems…

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Looking for marriage counseling in South Jordan? We opened a new counseling center in your neighborhood. We offer marriage counseling, individual therapy, family therapy and child therapy.    As marriage therapists, we know how to help you and your spouse overcome difficulty, increase emotional intimacy and work through marriage problems. Four common types of marriage…

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Learning how to communicate effectively in a relationship isn’t something you are taught in school. Although, it impacts most of your life and relationships. No, we are taught how to become engineers, doctors, teachers – all kinds of workers. But, we are not taught how to communicate with each other.    Even though communication in…

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