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Jennifer Seip, MA Individual, Couples & Sex Therapy
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Category Archives: Anxiety

4 Reasons Why People In Happy Relationships Cheat

4 Reasons Why People In Happy Relationships Cheat

What do you think of when you hear the word cheat, or affair? Do you think of an adulterer who committed a horrible crime? Or someone who only considers themselves, and has no concern about who they are hurting? Possibly both? Click here to watch my video: 4 Reasons Why People In Happy Relationships Cheat… Continue Reading

The Power Of Having A Growth Mindset

The Power Of Having A Growth Mindset

Have you ever heard the term, “Growth Mindset?” Many people believe that the key to success is hidden in adopting this framework. Growth Mindset is the belief that people’s most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work. Our brains are adaptable and changeable but only if we consistently challenge ourselves for growth.… Continue Reading

Mind Reading: The Good, The Bad, & The UGLY

Mind Reading: The Good, The Bad, & The UGLY

I’m going to start today’s tip with an example. Let’s say a couple walks into my office. We’ll call them John and Judy. Right away John and Judy begin talking about a small disagreement they had last week. According to Judy, when she asked her husband if he had a good time at her mothers… Continue Reading

Self Compassion’s Role in Love and Relationships

Self Compassion’s Role in Love and Relationships

I am definitely a believer in a bit of self disclosure. Some therapists are not, but if you haven’t already discovered from watching my videos and reading my blog posts, I am. Lately I’ve been a bit out of sorts, even a little down. This could be for a million reasons, some of which I… Continue Reading

How To Deal With TOXIC Relationships!

How To Deal With TOXIC Relationships!

I know what you’re thinking, this post was made for you! We all have that one person, (or two or three) in our lives who we consider to be TOXIC! But what should you do about them? Usually a toxic person isn’t just someone on the street who we can ignore easily. They are often,… Continue Reading

The Link Between Emotional Capacity And Connection

The Link Between Emotional Capacity And Connection

When my husband and I first moved in together, like many couples, we had to workout a few kinks. It was the usual stuff like who would do the dishes, make dinner, take out the trash etc. etc. One thing we didn’t anticipate however was how our work schedules would affect our connection and communication. … Continue Reading

Self Doubt? I’m Here.

Self Doubt? I’m Here.

I’ve been thinking a lot about self doubt and vulnerability lately.  As counselors we are taught that self disclosure is good, only when it aids in the clients growth, (of course we can’t disclose too much because it would take away from our ability to analyze things fairly.) With some people it comes easier and… Continue Reading

GETTING THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS AFTER A BREAK-UP

GETTING THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS AFTER A BREAK-UP

When a partner of mine broke-up with me some years ago, I wasn’t ready. It came as a shock. I thought that we were doing fine. In my head, I had planned what we would do together during the holidays. I thought about where we would go, and the shows I wanted to watch together,… Continue Reading