Meet Bethany, therapist at the Center for Couples and Families!   Bethany Keenan is a couples therapist in Orem. She is originally from Manchester, Michigan. She received her bachelor’s degree in Family Studies and a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, both from Brigham Young University. She has a background in couples therapy and…

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Meet Dottie, therapist at the Center for Couples and Families!   Dorothy Cobia is a couples therapist in Orem. She is originally from Utah. Her educational background includes a B.S. in Neuroscience from Brigham Young University and a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Utah State University. Her background in both neurological and…

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Meet Brock, therapist at the Center for Couples and Families!   Brock Sumner is a couples therapist. He is a Hoosier and grew up in Fort Wayne Indiana. Brock earned a B.S. from Ball State University in 2014 majoring in Psychology and minoring in Counseling and Sociology. After working and gaining insight into the power…

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Meet Adrienne, therapist at the Center for Couples and Families!   Adrienne Hone is a couples therapist in Orem. She is originally from Heber City, Utah, and she received her bachelor’s degree from Utah Valley University in Family Science. She is currently a master’s student at Utah Valley University. She has a background in crisis…

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Whether you are in counseling or not, if you want to deal with emotions in a healthy manner, then start with the following principles about emotional health. These steps are a good companion to couples therapy. These are assumptions that underlie steps in Emotions 101. You can use these principles as you participate in counseling…

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One of the most basic needs you have as a person is attachment – this is something that Couples Counseling can help with. We are not built to be alone. However, many of our reflexes are to protect and take care of just ourselves. Figuring out how to balance the tendency to take care of…

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Events or circumstances beyond your control have an important impact on changing – going to counseling can help. You and your spouse could come into therapy looking for help and expecting that therapy itself will create that change. Did you know that therapy researchers reference events and circumstances outside of counseling as a major contributor…

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As a couple, you need a way to communicate with your spouse when you are feeling pain or discomfort. When you are hurting it can often come across through anger or frustration – which usually leads to fights and problems. You might try to tell your partner what to do in order to themselves feel…

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Anxious Thoughts Performing anxiety counseling over the years, I’ve noticed that clients anxiety comes in many forms. One of the most common ways in your mind – what you think. You become anxious and start thinking anxious thoughts. When this is the case, challenging thinking errors or other cognitive distortions can be helpful. Although it…

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Read this article for good parenting advice from a therapist who works with children and adolescents. I have a love/hate relationship with blogs, Instagram and Facebook. They’re great because they keep me connected with people I care about, but not so great when they intensify my perfectionist tendencies. On rough days, I often catch myself…

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