Tough Love for Bubbie

Helping someone you care about when they don’t want help is complex. When do you honor their wishes, and when do you superimpose your own beliefs out of a conviction that your instincts are correct? Several years ago, my husband and I faced this question with my mother-in-law. It was among the hardest and most important things we’ve ever done.… More Tough Love for Bubbie

A New, Interactive Approach to Psychological Testing

Psychological testing, which used to be extremely time-consuming and costly, has entered the digital age.  “Interactive” testing via iPad is now available. History of Psychological Testing “IQ testing”, for measuring “intelligence” or cognitive abilities, began in this country after the turn of the last century.  Americans have always been a pragmatic people, sticklers for precision… More A New, Interactive Approach to Psychological Testing

Esther Perel Speaks About Intimacy and Affairs

Esther Perel is a world-renowned couple therapist who speaks and writes about relationships and sexuality. In a recently-begun video series, Perel talks compassionately and non-judgmentally about infidelity, how and why it happens, and how marriages can heal.  She also explains how to help a friend if they have recently discovered their partner has been having… More Esther Perel Speaks About Intimacy and Affairs