Spring and Sex

It is Spring Time… and Sex is in the air

“Come to the orchard in Spring. There is light and wine, and sweethearts in the pomegranate flowers. Rumi If you are like me, as soon as that spring energy starts to buzz in the air.. there is that sense of renewal and aliveness, and with it, renewed energy for intimacy and sexuality. It is like the whole world is awakened…

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Hold Me Tight Workshops

‘Hold Me Tight’ Workshop for Couples – Northern California

Hold Me Tight Couples Workshop. June 24-25, 2017. Nevada City. California. “Dance me through the panic ’til I’m gathered safely in… Dance me to the end of love.”  ~ Leonard Cohen Do you want to: feel more closeness, connection, and engagement with your partner? have good fulfilling communication? learn how to reach for your partner at times of need? renew…

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Claim Your JOY this Holiday Season

Claim Your JOY this Holiday Season

Yes, it is this time of year. Holidays cheers everywhere, Santa’s bell are ringing, anticipation is in the air.  But with those excitements of the holidays, comes some ‘un-invited guests, STRESS. We feel that we need to get things done, presents lists checked off, chores completed. We are invited to many Holidays get- together, office parties, family events, friends celebrations,…

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Loneliness: The Silent Epidemic by Dalia Anderman, MFT.

Loneliness: The Silent Epidemic

In an era where so much connection is possible and the world is at our fingertips, where we have virtual reality connections via Skype or face-time or emails or tweets or texts, where all day long we hear pings and notifications and alerts that someone is ‘connecting with us’, research says that we are more lonely than ever. Read more…

Forgiveness – Is It Even Possible?

The Freedom in Forgiveness and the Power of Apology “Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.” – Marianne Williamson We will hurt the ones we love. Our loved ones will hurt us. It is how to…

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Happy New Year from Dalia Anderman, MFT

If We Don’t Know Where We Are Going, We May Never Get There

Making New Year resolutions that stick… (and new couple’s workshop coming in March, 2016) If you are like me, right around the middle of December, as the Solstice approaches, the darkness sets in and I go inward, getting in touch with the promises I have made myself about the changes I’ve wanted to make. Then there is the big New Year’s Eve…

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You are here by Dalia Anderman, MFT

You Are Here!! Now… Where Do You Want to Go?

How is it that traveling and psychotherapy are related? ‘Long time ago’ when we traveled we use to use maps.. Yes, those paper folded treasures, which you opened as you stepped out into the unknown city streets, looking for the nearest coffee shop or simply to know ‘where you are’. Now there’s google maps, and citymapper apps on your smart…

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Signing up for a couple’s workshop can be intimidating

How can a couples workshop (or couples therapy) help my relationship? Are you ready to experience a stronger couple connection?  Are you and your partner caught in endless cycles of the same fights with different topics or narratives? In the past few weeks I have had many inquiries about the Hold Me Tight workshop and “how does it work”? Perhaps understanding what we…

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Are We Just Roommates?

Finding a way out of the “Roommate Marriage” So many times I hear this sentiment in the therapy office. “We are just roommates,” “we are just co-parenting,” “when the kids leave home there will be nothing left and we will part,” “we are friends at best but more like strangers,” “we are house managers” and the list goes on. Being…

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