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By Amanda Clegg, Relationship Coach Getting started with coaching or therapy can be a nerve-wracking experience. Whether it’s your first time or you’ve been seeing a provider for years, meeting with someone new can bring up a lot of emotions and fears! Personally, I’m someone who likes to know how things work. So, I thought […]
by Amanda & Dylan, Relationship Coaches, Enneagram Teachers If you’re doing inner work, then you already know of the little friend that we ALL have called ‘resistance’. Resistance arises in each of us when we feel triggered, when we are loosening our Type Structure (to learn more about Type Structure, check out Part I of […]
by Amanda & Dylan, Relationship Coaches, Enneagram Teachers Conflict is one of the top reasons that couples walk through our virtual door. It makes sense, conflict is inevitable in relationship. AND conflict can be used as a catalyst for deeper connection. It’s Not About THAT Have you noticed that the fights in your relationship are […]
by Amanda & Dylan, Relationship Coaches, Enneagram Teachers Well hello Monday morning! Today we are tackling our third and final Do/Don’t for using the Enneagram in Relationships. Our first post spoke to the importance of infusing humor and not weaponizing. Our second post tackled the value of being curious and the danger of filling in […]
by Amanda & Dylan, Relationship Coaches, Enneagram Teachers Back again with part II of our Enneagram Do’s and Don’ts in Relationship. Check out our first post to lay the groundwork for our first, and super important, do/don’t: DON’T weaponize DO have a sense of humor We have two more do’s/don’ts when it comes to the […]
by Amanda & Dylan, Relationship Coaches, Enneagram Teachers It’s Fall! The weather is getting beautifully cold, the trees have their best outfits on, and Dr. K has organized the closet displaying her fall colors in a way that puts Pinterest to shame. SO, time for you to grab yourself a pumpkin-spiced-vanilla-smoky-apple-leaf-frappe-latte, pick up an Enneagram […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT Optimistic, energetic, adventurous… These traits describe only a small snapshot of the Enneagram Type Sevens we love! Let’s dig a bit deeper… So, each week at Wellness & Co. Amanda & Dylan (our resident relationship coaches and Enneagram teachers) hosted a “type panel” with each Enneagram type). We went through all nine types, […]
by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT Loyal, curious, skeptical, and analytical…we’re talking about the Enneagram Type Six! These traits describe only a small snapshot of the Enneagram Type Sixes we love! Let’s dig a bit deeper… So, each week at Wellness & Co. Amanda & Dylan (our resident relationship coaches and Enneagram teachers) will be hosting a panel exploring […]
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 […]
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.