The Family Couch

Episode 20: Demystifying Family Therapy

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch In this episode of The Family Couch we chat with Dr. Robert Taibbi about the demystification of family therapy. Additionally, we take the time to look at the other side of the therapist couch to see how practices begin and discuss what methods may be best for choosing your career path...[ read more ]

Episode 19: Forgive For Good

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch In this episode of The Family Couch we chat with Dr. Fred Luskin, the found of the Stanford Forgiveness Project. We discuss the academic understanding of forgiveness and how to forgive for good, something that so many people struggle with. (more…)

Episode 18: The Social-Evolutionary Purpose of Adolescence

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch In this episode of The Family Couch we chat with Robin Grille about how important adolescence is for all humans and how these potentially difficult days truly shape our adulthood. (more…)

Episode 17: Raising Confident and Creative Kids

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch In this episode of The Family Couch we chat with Nick Pavlidis on the importance of raising confident and creative children. Nick shares his journey in raising his son and daughter and how he stumbled into a unique way to create a safe environment for his children to focus on their...[ read more ]

Episode 16: Understanding Positive Parenting

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch In this episode of The Family Couch we chat with Eric Greene of 1 Awesome Dad, a peaceful parenting father who developed a passion for treating children with respect and humility. We dive into what peaceful parenting really is, the principles of it, what a peaceful parent wants for their child...[ read more ]

Episode 15: Mother/Daughter Relationships During The Teen Years

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch In this episode of The Family Couch we chat with Nicole Burgess, a licensed marriage and family therapist who works with mothers and daughters who struggle to connect during the adolescent years. Nicole shares that mothers typically feel like they are missing out on something when their daughters begin the teenage...[ read more ]

Episode 14: Mine, Yours, Ours: Thriving In The First Year After Baby

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch EPISODE INFO: In this episode of The Family couch with Catherine O’Brien, LMFT we discuss how to thrive as a family at home with baby in the first year. This incredibly high stress months can be overwhelming for a new mother and the entire family. Catherine and I chat about the importance...[ read more ]

Episode 13: Understanding Infertility and Talking About It With Family and Friends

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch   EPISODE INFO: In this episode of The Family Couch we chat with with Erika Labuzan-Lopez about the difficult topic of infertility: what it is is, the barriers that may cause infertility, the factors that surround the mental anguish couples feel during this time, and how to cope through this tough...[ read more ]

Episode 12: Exploring and Understanding Maternal Mental Health

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch EPISODE INFO: In this episode of The Family Couch we chat with Dr. Katayune Kaeni (Dr. Kat), a Perinatal Psychologist about the potential emotional and mental struggles that a mother or family may go through from conception to postpartum, the importance of advocating for yourself with your healthcare provider and how...[ read more ]

Episode 11: Spiritually Aware Parenting

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch EPISODE INFO: In this episode of The Family Couch we chat with Spiritual Awareness Parenting Coach and Author, Christina Fletcher, about how focusing on your spiritual core can positively impact your parenting decisions. Next we chat about the different ways that parents can add simple actions to their daily lives to...[ read more ]