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How to Care for a Friend Struggling with Infertility
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October is pregnancy and infant loss awareness month. In the United States, up to 1 in 8 couples struggled with infertility and up to 1 in 4 women experience miscarriage. The diagnosis and experience of infertility can be devastating. Often this is accompanied by the compounding loss of...

Let's Talk About Sex: Keeping the Spark Alive while Trying to Conceive
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In preparation for our Sexpectations conference coming up this month, our April blogs will be focused around different stages and phases of healthy sexuality.   Our sex life naturally changes as we progress through different seasons of life. For the 1 in 6 couples who experience...

Four Goals of Misbehavior
Posted by Mackenzie Sodestrom on

Parents, teachers, and adults working with children can often feel baffled at the misbehavior of their kids. Sometimes it seems poor behavior is unstoppable, even with the best interventions. And perhaps most difficult, that misbehavior can really push the buttons of the adult trying to stay...

Do I Have to Lie on the Couch? (And other questions you have about therapy)
Posted by Mackenzie Sodestrom on

Therapy is so much part of my world that I sometimes forget how mysterious the concept is to many people. When I first started seeing clients, I heard the same joke over and over: "Do your clients come in and lie on your couch?". A very Freudian comic book-esque scene popped in my head, with a...