What to Expect in Couples Counseling

Starting counseling can be a daunting experience – especially couples counseling. In fact, most couples put it off until they just can’t take it anymore.

Is Contempt Wrecking Your Relationship?

Contempt happens when we take a stance of superiority over our partner. While contempt can be clearly delivered in a direct verbal message of superiority, it is often delivered non-verbally.

Not-So-Happy Mother’s Day for Stepmom

Mother’s Day is oftentimes one of the toughest days of the year for stepmoms and blended families. Here are a few tips to help make it a bit more bearable day.

Covid-19 Resources

Times feel uncertain. During uncertainty, our actions need to be intentional. Thriving in this season is possible by implementing a few daily, simple self-care strategies. Our team at GROW Counseling has developed some resources designed to help you thrive during this difficult time. These tools will help you stay grounded … Read More

Is Stonewalling Wrecking Your Relationship?

Through his research, Dr. John Gottman found that distressed couples tend to use destructive behaviors in their conflict discussions, leading to destructive escalation. He calls these behaviors the four horsemen, after the Biblical four horsemen of the apocalypse. They include criticism, defensiveness, contempt, and stonewalling.  In this blog, I’ll focus … Read More

Who Should Be On Your Divorce Team?

Divorce is a major life change, and it is considered one of the most stressful life events that a person experiences.  The stakes are high and the emotional load is heavy. If you are considering divorcing your spouse, or are in the middle of a divorce, consider building a team … Read More