Couples Counseling

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Columbus, Ohio Couples Counselor

Multiple factors can go into finding the right fit for a relationship or marriage counselor in Columbus, Ohio. However, the following are five common considerations. Cost and Payment Methods Couples counseling can be somewhat long-term and isn’t necessarily cheap. Your first inclination may be to find a place that takes insurance. This may make the …

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Summer Hours

Summer Hours

With summer coming up, Cardinal Point Counseling will be changing and expanding its hours slightly. To help accommodate those who need weekend hours, Saturday hours will be expanded to 8 AM to 3 PM. Since counselors need breaks and time with their families too, Monday appointments will not be available. These hours start May 29th …

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Emotionally Focused Therapy

Two Key Tasks in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Although somewhat competitors, John Gottman, the co-creator of the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy, recommended that every counselor learn Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). He advises marriage counselors to learn Sue Johnson’s Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFCT). The Gottman Method is somewhat structured, while EFT is more of a way of interacting. The two complement each …

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Love and respect

Love and Respect

In the book “Love and Respect” by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, he details what women and men often need (2009). While based in part on Christian Biblical principles, the book can benefit those subscribing to Christianity, another religion, or no religion. Although not necessarily true for every man and woman, the author contends that women need …

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The Gottman Sound Relationship House

After about 45 years of research, the Gottman’s have determined what makes relationships last a lifetime. Their theory can be visualized in the “Sound Relationship House.” Like any house, it starts with a solid foundation. The foundation is built upon a strong friendship. Love Maps What they refer to as “Love Maps” can encompass how …

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