Posts Categorized: Relationships

Myths vs. Facts

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Myth: People cheat in relationships because the other partner isn’t satisfying them in the bedroom. Fact: If only there was one simple answer to that question! As a therapist, I find that most monogamous (and there are plenty of people who do not believe in monogamy) people cheat for several reasons, however, these have been… Read more »

How is Your Uniqueness a Strength?

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Many people hate being different. But what if being different is exactly where all the opportunities for success and happiness start? This is not a made up tease. According to Gallup Research everyone has talent and some people have cultivated their talents into their STRENGTHS. People who use their strengths are happier and more satisfied… Read more »

How is couples counseling for same-sex couples different from opposite-sex couples counseling?

Posted by & filed under Couples Therapy, Marriage Counseling Metairie, La, Relationships, Therapy in Metairie.

For the most part it’s not. Same-sex couples deal with many of the same issues in couples therapy that opposite-sex couples do. Most couples come across the common issues of sex, finances, household duties, and family. The need to learn better communication skills, learn the art of conflict resolution and compromise, recognize and break dysfunctional… Read more »

Northshore & Southshore Counseling and Wellness offering Counseling and Therapy in Mandeville and Metairie

Posted by & filed under Addiction Counseling Metairie, Bipolar, family, Group Therapy, Marriage Counseling Metairie, La, Relationships, Therapy in Metairie, Therapy in New Orleans.

Northshore & Southshore Counseling and Wellness has a second location in Metairie to provide individual, family and group therapy for New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner and the surrounding areas. Our office on Metairie Road is easy to reach from Uptown, Downtown, or Metairie. Appointments are available for new clients as well as for the convenience of… Read more »

Dr Andre, What is Collaborative Divorce?

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Collaborative Divorce is a team-based process with the purpose of providing a non-litigious and efficient process for couples who are divorcing.  It is structured very differently than what most people think of in a traditional divorce process.  There are 6 team members trained in the process: two attorneys, two therapists who serve as coaches, a… Read more »

Couple’s Communication 101

Posted by & filed under Ask Dr Andre, Couples Therapy, Marriage Counseling Metairie, La, Relationships, Therapy in Metairie, Therapy in New Orleans.

Dr Andre, Why can’t I communicate with my partner?   “We just can’t seem to communicate!” I hear this often in sessions with couples. Here are a few pointers that I always offer my clients who struggle with communication. First of all, we need to understand the differences in the way men and women communicate…. Read more »