Relationship problems come in all shapes and sizes. John Gottman has emphasized that there are three problems that marriages even newlyweds face: money (Related Article: Relationship Problems – Money), sex and in-laws (Related Article: Relationship Problems – In-Laws). As a Utah marriage counselor for nearly two decades, I have seen these issues again and again.…

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Let’s talk about what to do about marriage problems because of anxiety. Anxiety can often be seen as an individual issue. However, this issue impacts not only you, but those around you. There are certain techniques that you can use to combat individual anxiety such as positive self-talk and diaphragmatic breathing (Related Articles: How To…

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Marriage therapy in Utah is becoming more popular. There are some recent trends that we have noticed as marriage and family therapists. I’d like to share them with you here so that you can take advantage of marriage therapy if you and your spouse need it, but are having a hard time getting in.  …

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Meet Kaelie, therapist at the Center for Couples and Families! Kaelie Lemmon Wagner, originally from Bluebell, Utah, received her bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Family Studies. She completed her Master’s degree at Utah Valley University and is currently obtaining a PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy at Brigham Young University. She has a…

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Oh, what to do about relationship problems with in-laws?! This is one of the biggest concerns of pre-marital couples and newlyweds (Related Article: Pre Marriage Counseling Tips), along with money issues (Related Article: Relationship Problems – Money) and problems with sex (Related Article: Relationship Problems – Sex). It isn’t something that goes away later in…

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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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Telehealth in Utah for anxiety, depression, marriage problems, pornography issues can be effective. During the last few years at the Center for Couples and Families we have offered online counseling sessions for many Utah clients (Related Article: How Utah Telehealth Counseling Works). I’d like to share with you how to get the most out of…

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