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    6 Situations Where Therapy Can Be Helpful

    Have you ever wondered whether psychotherapy might help you? Though most people are aware of what therapy is in a general sense, many ...

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    How to Choose a Therapist

    You know it’s time to seek therapy - your struggles have become too much for you to cope with on your own (or with the support of ...

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    Tips for Keeping Your Marriage Happy

    When I meet with couples for therapy, one of the best predictors of how well the therapy will progress is the way they talk about their ...

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    5 Ways Animals Can Improve Your Life

    As any animal lover will tell you, having a pet can change your life. Our pets (and other animals) not only give us company and comfort ...

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    Have You Outgrown Your Partner?

    You’ve been part of “we” for a long time ... perhaps too long. Though you don’t like to acknowledge it (even to yourself), the two of you ...

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    Do You Feel Lonely in Your Relationship?

    Being single can feel lonely, but being in a relationship can feel lonely, too. If you’re in a relationship but still feel like you’re on ...

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    Do You Expect Your Partner to Read Your Mind?

    Just as you’d pull back from a flame when you’re burned, you likely withdraw from your relationship when you partner upsets you. It’s ...

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    When Your Partner Is in Crisis: How to Help

    It can be incredibly painful to see your partner in distress or caught in a pattern of self-destructive habits. Although it’s not within ...

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    When Is a Relationship Beyond Saving?

    Every relationship, given enough time, goes through tumultuous periods – even if those episodes only involve a churning under the surface. ...

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  • Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD

    Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD

    Dr. Becker-Phelps is a well-respected psychologist, who is dedicated to helping people understand themselves and what they need to do to become emotionally and psychologically healthy. She accomplishes this through her work as a psychotherapist, speaker and writer. She is the author of the book Insecure in Love.