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Sherri is tired of fighting and the increasing distance between her and Jason. Jason is frustrated by Sherri’s lack of sexual desire.
Sherri & Jason have been married 14 years, have 3 children ages 6-11. Jason is successfully employed in the information technology business. Sherri runs a rapidly expanding [...][continue reading...]
Consider Dan and Susan. Dan balances work deadlines and kids’ socceer games. Susan juggles a full time job, parenting responsiblities and a passion for community theater. Lately they’ve been arguing a lot. After the arguments silence and sadnss sets in for them. Focus on conflict doesn’t work Until recently, relationship books or marriage counselors would [...][continue reading...]
Aleana met with Irene for EMDR when she was in her mid twenties. She complained of depression, crying spells, and overwhelming feelings of guilt. Aleana said that she had been depressed for many years. She’d had counselling before but it hadn’t been very helpful. After years of guilt Aleana no longer blames herself for her father’s death […][continue reading...]
Rainer’s son was an excellent soccer player who had been invited to Chicago for the September long weekend to play soccer. Rainer had told his son that he couldn’t participate because he didn’t want to drive to Chicago. June, Rainer’s wife, blew up. She knew the real reason for Rainer refusing his son permission to go to Chicago. She insisted that Rainer deal with his ever-increasing driving phobia [...][continue reading...]