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Offices of Emotional & Relationship Health Counseling Associates, Therapists in Reno. Helping clients answer, "how do I know if my insurance covers therapy?"

Will My Insurance Cover Therapy? A Helpful Form

May 17, 2024

Emotional & Relationship Health Counseling Associates Insurance Verification Form for Therapy Benefits Why Verify Your Therapy Insurance Benefits? A common question (view our FAQ’s here) we are asked at our therapy center in Reno is, “how do I know if my insurance covers therapy?” Understanding your insurance coverage for mental health services is an important…

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emotionally focused family therapy for military families. an interview with Con Sheehan, LCSW on attachment parenting

A Discussion of Family Therapy for Military Families

May 6, 2024

Con Sheehan, LCSW does attachment-based EFFT, Emotionally Focused Family Therapy in Reno. Con was recently a guest on the Communicate and Connect Podcast. Ep. 50 with Con Sheehan on Emotionally Focused Family Therapy In The Communicate and Connect Podcast for Military Relationships, marriage counselor Dr. Elizabeth Polinsky explains relationship science and discusses educational tips for…

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Dr. Sue Johnson, (1947 to 2024) was the innovator of Emotionally Focused Therapy, EFT.

Dr. Sue Johnson (1947-2024) revolutionized relationship therapy

April 29, 2024

Remembering Dr. Sue Johnson If you’ve heard me describe the work I do or have been a student, you’ve heard me talk about Dr. Sue Johnson. I felt (continue to feel) an enormous loss with her passing, April 23rd. No individual was more important to the development of relationship therapy than Sue. Her work and…

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Relationship Counseling in Reno offices of Emotional & Relationship Health, Counseling Associates

Relationship Counseling in Reno: Support for Healthy Relationships

April 2, 2024

Relationship Counseling in Reno: Support for Healthy Relationships Our therapists in Reno provide skilled relationship counseling, where individuals and couples can explore and enhance their emotional connections within the framework of attachment-science-based therapy. What is Relationship Counseling? Relationship counseling is an intentional, focused, structured process. One where clients engage with a therapist to dissect and…

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Cornelius Sheehan, LCSW, seated. Therapist in Reno for Relationship counseling

Questions To Ask a Prospective Couples Therapist

February 21, 2024

Starting couple’s therapy is a significant step towards improving your relationship. However, finding the right therapist for you and your partner can be difficult. It requires an evaluation process, for which you need the right criteria. You want confidence that the therapist’s expertise aligns with your specific needs. A prospective therapist should be willing to…

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Drs. Sue Johnson and Jim Furrow discuss attachment and improving relationships, with Pam King

“The Science of Relationships: Healing, Emotion, & Connection with Drs. Sue Johnson & Jim Furrow”

February 19, 2024

“With & For“, a podcast hosted by Dr. Pam King. This is a wonderfully warm and informative program where Sue and Jim discuss the core importance of relationship, and improving relationship. The following topics are covered: • Living in a way this is, “fully alive.” • How to bring together the spectrum of emotional realities…

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Couple coping effectively with OCD, walking outdoors with their son

“Side by Side: Navigating OCD Treatment with EFT Couple Counseling”

February 16, 2024

Last week I did a presentation on what I was very surprised to find is an under-recognized area of OCD treatment: the impact of attachment theory on relationships affected by OCD.  Thrive Wellness co-sponsored an OCD Symposium in Reno that provided the opportunity to discuss OCD from a relational perspective. This article shares (in broad…

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happy couple doing EFT relationship counseling in Reno

“Harmony in Holiday Traditions”: Crafting Our Unique Traditions

December 20, 2023

As the festive season approaches, couples often find themselves navigating the complexities of blending traditions, managing expectations, and seeking meaningful ways to celebrate together. As an experienced Emotionally Focused Therapist, I learn so much about what works through what clients have shared the profound impact that creating and nurturing unique holiday traditions for couples can…

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De-escalating Arguments in Love, cooling the flames of couple conflict

“Cooling the Flames: De-escalating Arguments in Love”

December 14, 2023

Strategies for Handling Arguments in Relationship Introduction As an experienced, certified Emotionally Focused Therapist (EFT) couple therapist, I’ve spent years helping couples navigate the complex tides of their relationships. I’ve realized that one of the most common challenges couples face is handling relationship conflict, i.e. managing and de-escalating the arguments we all experience. In what…

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Cornelius Sheehan, LCSW discusses the relationship between healthy attachment and overall wellness

Attachment and Wellness

November 29, 2023

Podcast Interview: “Cultivating Healthy Bonds: Insights from Attachment Theory and Emotionally Focused Therapy” Attachment and Wellness are Inseparable Feeling connected and important to others is essential for our overall well-being. Simply put, attachment and wellness are inseparable. Therapists use Attachment theory and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), a primary application of this theory, to provide significant…

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