5 Things Happy Couples Do for each other without Being Asked

14th February is that day of the year when we must celebrate our relationships and express our love. But Delhi’s eminent Relationship and Marriage Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo shares that celebrating one Valentine day in a year is not enough. In healthy & blissful relationships, ...

Mar 8

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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What Happens When Depression Takes Over the Thinking

Depression can manifest differently for different people. For some, depression seems to have developed over a period of time. For others, it seems to have hit them out of the blue. Depression can range from mild, moderate, to severe. Some people may experience depression only once, or many times ...

Feb 27

Categories: Depression, Self-Confidence, Self-Criticism

Written By:
Sophia Goh

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Some Suggestions for Tiger Parents

This article will address a typically Asian phenomenon, 'tiger parenting', however, it is my experience that people from the West are subjected to similar parenting approaches, albeit under different guises. I think there are valuable lessons for any parent to gain, regardless of their ...

Feb 27

Categories: Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues / Stress, Child and/or ...

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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Middle aged and worrying about memory problems? Here are some tips on ...

 “If any one faculty of our nature may be called more wonderful than the rest, I do think it is memory.There seems something more speakingly incomprehensible in the powers, the failures, the inequalities of memory, than in any other of our intelligences.”Jane Austen ...

Feb 20

Categories: Cognitive Problems Amnesia / Dementia

Written By:
Brian Scott

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Crying Without Shame

Dina seemed incapable of receiving compliments. In our “chit chat” during session, after I’d affirmed her accomplishments and good looks, she started avoiding eye contact by staring at the floor or holding her self tightly.

Feb 17

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Depression, Emotional Abuse

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Older People Want and Enjoy It Too

The two articles published by the BBC this week (see below) are a good reminder of yet another dialogue we are not having, sex in the latter years of life.Let's remember that we have the potential to be sexual until the end of our days. Needs change with age and we can do more to educate people ...

Feb 15

Categories: Relationships & Marriage, Sexual Problems / Sex Therapy

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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3 Things That Are Wrong With New Year Resolutions

It's the end of January and, as it may be the case for many of us, the New Year Resolutions we so keenly committed to 30 days ago, may have already become a memory of the past.Perhaps you signed up for a new fitness ...

Feb 4

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Life Purpose / Meaning / ...

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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Finding ways to overcome cultural differences

Dear Dr. Park, I'm single and have been living with a Korean man for the last 5 years. He has a wife and children in Korea. His marriage was arranged by the man’s family, which means it is a family issue and he cannot divorce of his own free will. He doesn't love his wife, but he can’t part from her because Korean society ...

Feb 3

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adoption / Reunion Issues, ...

Written By:
Dr.Park, Jinseng

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Traditional Korean Girlfriend

I am an American male. I lived in Korea for a few years and absorbed the culture like a sponge. The feeling of the country resonated in my soul. It was like falling in love with a woman but this was with a culture. I even learned to read, write and speak Korean. Anyway, I met a girl, who is very traditional. I have pledged my love for her. My ...

Jan 21

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling

Written By:
Dr.Park, Jinseng

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Husband's cell phone

My husband told me he does not want me opening his cell phone which I find weird. He says it was to avoid problems because if I saw a message I would react to it even though I didn't know the context. A few weeks ago he forgot his phone in the bathroom and I woke up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom. He rushed to get his ...

Jan 21

Categories: Couple Counseling

Written By:
Dr.Park, Jinseng

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Patience Amid Process

A new year slogan says, “The best is yet to come!”I like that. In my experience, and in the experience of a great many people, it can be true or inspiring a lot of times.

Jan 5

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Depression, Family Problems

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Arranged Sex in an Arranged Marriage Part 3

Arranged marriages are still very common in a large part of the world and make a significant portion of my therapy practice. I have the privilege to help these couples improve the quality of their relationships.  I’ve written two other articles on sex in arranged marriages. Please visit ...

Jan 5

Categories: Family Problems, Infidelity, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Arranged Sex in an Arranged Marriage Part 2

Working with a wide range of clients from different cultures and religions is a great privilege and honor that I get to experience in my profession. In a previous article on arranged marriage, I discussed one of the common early stages of how being in an arranged marriage can complicate the sex and ...

Jan 5

Categories: Family Problems, Infidelity, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Arranged Sex in an Arranged Marriage Part 1

I have the privilege and honor to work with a wide range of clients from different cultures and religions. This is a great honor to be let into the lives of these individuals couples and help them to grow and improve the quality of their lives and relationships. One of the specific type of ...

Jan 5

Categories: Family Problems, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, Sexual Problems / ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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Reducing Emotional Stress by Hydrotherapy (Author: Ms Regina Zahara)

Reducing Emotional Stress by Hydrotherapy     Stress is the body's reaction to situations that seem dangerous or difficult. Stress causes the body to produce adrenaline hormones that function to defend themselves. Stress is a part of human life. Mild stress can stimulate and give a sense of more thinking and trying faster ...

Dec 22

Categories: Caregiver Issues / Stress, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotional ...

Written By:
Ms Regina Zahara

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