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Being Awake During the Coronavirus

Being Awake During the Coronavirus

As I sit in my home during the current COVID-19- related state of emergency, I am confronted with the reality that there is a lot of time on my hands to think, and a lot of fodder to think upon. From daily news announcements, to the online commentary and “non-news”,...

Radical Acceptance and Coping with Crisis

Radical Acceptance and Coping with Crisis

Despite your current level of panic over the recent pandemic, you are likely being affected in some way. You may find yourself quarantined at home, out of work, working remotely, your business might be suffering, or you or someone you know might be sick. We are all...

All Counseling Sessions Now Online

All Counseling Sessions Now Online

In order to continue to provide services to our community while simultaneously taking part to help slow the spread of COVID-19, GR TherapyGroup is conducting therapy 100% online. All sessions are now conducted as teletherapy either over the internet or by phone....

Moving Through an Affair: The Decision

Moving Through an Affair: The Decision

After writing about the initial crisis period of an affair, it was clear to me that a follow-up article was necessary. I have to confess, though, that it has been a challenge to write. There’s so much complexity and uniqueness to every relationship, so much to fill in...

The Impact of Trauma on Intimacy

The Impact of Trauma on Intimacy

What is trauma? In short, trauma is any negative impactful event that has shifted your perception of the world. Trauma can make it extremely difficult to maintain relationships as it forces us to constantly remain in ‘fight or flight’ mode. Feeling constantly on edge...

When our Intentions do not Have the Desired Impact

When our Intentions do not Have the Desired Impact

Valentine’s Day is known for exchanges of romantic interest, intention, and gifts. In fact, the history of giving cards, flowers, and chocolates in the name of love extends back to least five hundred years and has been commercialized in the United States since the...

Your Relationship. You Matter.

Your Relationship. You Matter.

The other day my wife and I were having dinner with friends at their home. A fun night of pizza, laughs and sharing our upper respiratory colds. When it was time to drive home winter finally hit! I am a Michigan driver and sometimes find it an adventure to drive in...

Date Yourself, or at Least Be Your Biggest Supporter

Date Yourself, or at Least Be Your Biggest Supporter

We’re nearing Valentine’s Day and a time of year many people think about the relationships in their lives as well as potentially starting new ones. It seems like everywhere you look, people are holding hands and all our favorite venues are advertising on how to...