Compass Psychological Services Blog

Are You Valentine’s Day Ready? 10 Healthy Communication Styles in Romantic Relationships

As Valentine’s Day approaches, love is in the air, and it’s a perfect time to reflect on the health of our romantic relationships. Communication is the cornerstone of any successful partnership, guiding how we connect, resolve conflicts, and express our love. As a clinical psychologist, I’ve seen firsthand the transformative power of effective communication in fostering balanced, reciprocal love.

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Embracing a Fresh Start: Navigating the Pros and Cons of New Year’s Resolutions

As we usher in 2024, many of us find ourselves reflecting on the past and contemplating ways to make positive changes in our lives. New Year’s resolutions have become a common tradition, often serving as a symbolic fresh start. However, the effectiveness of these resolutions varies, and the path to personal growth may benefit from the professional guidance of a licensed psychologist. 

Common strengths and pitfalls to New Year’s Resolutions are discussed. Which do you relate to the most?

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Stress free vibes in the fall

Caring For Yourself During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is in full swing and so is the pressure to create and spread holiday cheer. For many, this season is full of fun activities and traditions with loved ones. The implications that holidays equate to positive experiences are abound through stereotypes and consumerism, whether you are watching television, grabbing coffee, running an errand at the store, or engaging in small talk with a co-worker about upcoming holiday plans. 

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Should We See A Couples Therapist? Common Reasons Couples Seek Therapy

Should We See A Couples Therapist? Common Reasons Couples Seek Therapy

Couples often wonder if it is time to seek therapy to address issues of communication, intimacy, or other concerns with relationship dynamics that are negatively impacting their ability to function and lead a happy, balanced life. If you are reading this, you may have similar questions as to how therapists help couples address their problems in therapy. Read on to see if any of these common concerns resonate with you and see if it is time for you to speak to a trained couples therapist.

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Finding A Therapist

Mental health is an essential aspect of our overall well-being. It is important to take care of our mental health just like we take care of our physical health. One of the best ways to do that is by seeking the help of a therapist.

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