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You can maintain your relationship during COVID-19

You Can Maintain Your Relationship During COVID-19 Rita Clark, LMSW, therapist with The Center for Relationship and Sexual Health, was featured in an article on “Mental health and marriage: How to maintain your relationship during the COVID-19 crisis,” which was published in the May 20 issue of Michigan Chronicle. Here is an excerpt from the article. [...]

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Do I really want to be in a relationship?

Do I really want to be in a relationship? As a therapist who works frequently with individuals and couples, sometimes clients will ask me, “Do I really want to be in a relationship?” Our culture teaches us from childhood that the norm is to find a partner, get married, buy a house, settle down [...]

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: LGBTQIA+|Comments Off on Do I really want to be in a relationship?

COVID-19: How to cope when you’re cooped up

COVID-19: How to cope when you’re cooped up No doubt about it—we’re living in frightening times, times few of us have ever before experienced. The world has changed overnight, it seems, and, unless you’ve been living with your head in the sand, we are facing a serious public health crisis.  As a [...]

By |April 15th, 2020|Categories: Couples Counseling, Covid19, Individual Counseling|Comments Off on COVID-19: How to cope when you’re cooped up

Metro Detroit psychotherapist stresses COVID-19 impact on mental health

Metro Detroit psychotherapist stresses COVID-19 impact on mental health This week, the state announced a new hotline launched to help people whose mental health has been impacted by COVID-19.Dr. Joe Kort, a psychotherapist at The Center for Relationship and Sexual Health in Royal Oak, says it's badly needed."We're having a public health crisis [...]

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Is an open relationship for you?

Is an Open Relationship for You? More than one in five Americans engages in a consensual, non-monogamous relationship, also known as an open relationship.An open relationship is one in which two people in an ongoing relationship are not exclusive with one another and agree to the possibility of having a relationship with another person.Couples often [...]

By |April 10th, 2020|Categories: Couples Counseling, LGBTQIA+|Comments Off on Is an open relationship for you?

Flatten Your Couple Curve: How to stop the spread of growing conflict in your relationship.

Here we are at the beginning of spring and are asked to shelter in place with partners and families 24/7, something we seldom ever do. For some, it will seem like a blessing, a time to celebrate their relationship and become even closer emotionally. For others, it can seem like a curse with increasing conflicts, pressure, and frustrations.

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