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by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT And the crowd goes wild, that THREE has done it again! They scored the game winning goal, delivered a powerful keynote speech, became the first woman ever in space, what can’t they achieve?! Sound like someone you know? The pressure is on for our dear Three friends! They are […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, PhD, LCMFT Slowly, we enter into the heart triad. Uh…what? If you’re just tuning in, here’s the scoop: Each week at Wellness & Co. Amanda & Dylan will be hosting a panel for the Enneagram types, last week wrapped up the instinctual types (e.g., Type 8, 9, and 1) and THIS WEEK […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT For the next few months we’ll be covering all our major touch points here at Wellness & Co. – Couples, Mamas, the Enneagram, all of it. We wanted to round out the Summer with some energy, excitement, and love after such a long and draining first half of the […]
by Amanda & Dylan Vanz, Enneagram Relationship Coaches Remember that serious surprise that Dr. K mentioned a couple of weeks ago?! SURPRISE! Hellooooooooooooo!! We are it!! And. We. Are. So. Excited. Why you might ask?? WELL, today we (Amanda and Dylan) get to talk to you about the power of the Enneagram in relationship. So, […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT Hiiiiii. I’m giddy. Because today on the blog I’m talking about the Enneagram. It’s my first time EVER writing a full blog post about what’s become a minor/major obsession for years. Don’t get too excited though, I’m not giving a comprehensive overview of the Enneagram (that would take like […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT In just a few days Maryland is prepared to roll out Maryland Strong, which they call a roadmap to recovery. I call it a recovery and release effort, if you know what I mean. Tomato, Tomahto. Anyway, Marylanders, and many other states, will finally get a small taste of […]
Many partners are not ready to think about how they have contributed to their spouses betrayal or affair and that’s OK. But when you are ready, let’s start here…
Couples therapists see the worst of the worst. Infidelity, betrayal, trauma, withdraw, distance, lifelessness, marriages who are barely surviving. Sometimes we have to pause and wonder whether nowadays people want to be married.
How do you enhance your marital friendship?
Do you know what the most crucial element of a healthy relationship is?
At the end of May 2019, we wrapped up the first birth trauma therapy group here at Wellness & Co. For eight weeks, four mamas learned; developed relationships; processed through hurt, pain, abandonment, and anger; and worked on forgiving themselves for not making choices they might have made had they felt empowered to do so. It was a privilege for me to watch them work through their struggles together, especially as a survivor of birth trauma myself. It was amazing to watch a mother soften in her judgement of herself and also feel completely accepted by those around her, something that these women admitted to previously not feeling very often, if ever.
When I started seeing clients in Maryland five years ago I noticed that people often had the same comments or questions regarding the therapeutic process. They typically go something like this: “but you haven’t experienced [parenting] so you don’t really know what its like,” “you must have the perfect marriage,” “I didn’t want to come because people in therapy have real problems and ours isn’t a problem,” “I figured that if I came to therapy once a week something would change”
….these types of comments and more go on and on. In short, people think ALL sorts of things about therapy.
Do you ever feel like your relationship is stuck? Running on autopilot? Or completely thrown off course?
I get it, I really do. I want you to know that if you answered yes to any of those questions, you’re normal. Your relationship is totally, 100%, normal.
We all get stuck. We all let our relationships run on cruise control without the proper love and attention they need. And, we all let our partnerships run off course. All of us, even therapists.