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Self Love Boundaries
5 Valentines Tips That Are Free and Fun
Communication Tips for Couples
"Stop Trying to Fix Yourself, Your Not Broken"

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Dr. Eva's Mission

Dr. Eva's Mission

Why does my practice exist:Mymissionis to help guide couples towards emotional attunement and repair;  to help them heal, reconnect, and enhance their overall physical and emotional intimacy. Mygoalwith every client is to normalize the human experience and to inspire increased personal and relational awareness. Myvisionis to be a change agent for a more emotionally aware and vulnerable community.
 
My cause:Many people struggle with

Self Love Boundaries

"Self Love Boundaries"

We (human beings) live in a world where we spend most of our lives trying to get approval or acceptance from others. We are social beings, so it's normal. But many of us don't think about the relationship we have with ourselves; with our own self approval or what I like to call, "self love boundaries!"

We bend over backwards, often times sacrificing our boundaries and peace of mind to get someone to like us, to make someone proud, and often times we do it to feel needed or loved.

5 Valentines Tips That Are Free and Fun

5 Valentines Tips That Are Free and Fun

As we say goodbye to January, the first month of 2015, I find myself reflecting on the year past and the year that awaits. We are about to embark on the month of February, the Hallmark month of love for all the Valentines lovers, and I'm thinking some love tips would be fun to kick start the 2nd month of the new year off right!

5 Tips for This Valentines that are sure to make your lover "feel" loved and you don't have to spend a dime! As a couples specialist, I hear many couples concerned about spending money of Valentines day, but who says you need to spend money to be romantic ❤!

Communication Tips for Couples

Communication Tips

As my practice developed, the issue of communicating better was a hot topic, however I have come to realize a major distinction. The distinction is that couples can communicate quite well, however many had trouble communicating one thing in specific, their emotions.

I make this distinction because its important to point out how difficult it can be for all of us, even great communicators, to discuss our vulnerabilities and emotions. My integrated approach to working with couples is emotion focused for this reason.

"Stop Trying to Fix Yourself, Your Not Broken"

"Stop trying to fix yourself, your not broken!"

Learning how to love yourself is difficult for many. I'm not talking about the "I think I'm hot" kind of loving yourself. I'm talking about learning how to love yourself, despite your flaws, kind of love.

Many struggle with this and believe they can be #Perfect. I find that is such a tall order to fill, mostly because its impossible. I mean, who's perfect?

Let me be clear, there's nothing wrong with "striving for perfection," but its when it defines your ability to feel or be "good enough" that perfection ideals can get in the way.

Testimonial From a Family

Recently, I have been working with a wonderful family and their beautiful children.

Here is one of the most touching (anonymous) testimonials I have yet to receive:

My daughter (who is 11 years of age) was so happy and light after her first session with you.You could almost see her skip! She already put together a little backpack with art supplies for next weeks session. Too cute! You are amazing, Eva! You have done wonders for our family and helped restore us in a ways in which would have taken us years, if ever.

Couples Intensives

Couples intensives are repair retreats that are individually tailored to fit your specific relationships needs. Typically, you can expect to spend 3 to 9 hours over a 3 day period in our beautiful Fort Lauderdale office, usually over the weekend. Most couples come in thinking they will try it out for the first 3 hours and then they end up staying for the full 9 hour program. Couples that attend say they feel their relationship has had a well needed spring cleaning, one that sets the foundation for improved communication and an overall deepened understanding of themselves and their partners.

Couples Therapy For One

Many couples that attend couples therapy do not always come with their partners. Couples therapy can be done with just one partner, however the maximum benefit is a combination of both individual and couples therapy for both partners. In my work, I find that the relationship a client has with themselves often impacts the relationship they have with their partners. Think about when your unhappy, stressed, or overwhelmed, often times it will affect your partner, right?Personal insecurities, fears, and expectations that are not negotiated clearly enough can get in the way of a relationship staying on track.

What Couples Therapy Is Not

Couples Therapy is not "necessarily" about the issues you are having, but rather about what changes you'd like to make in order to ensure that your relationship is going in the direction you both prefer.
 
Couples Therapy is not about what you "don't want," but rather what you "do want."
 
Couples Therapy is not about who's "right" and who is "wrong," it is about respect for differences, awareness, and growth.

Time to Unplugg

It's Time to Unplug" 
 
 I find that stress is getting the best of couples these days, well certainly with the couples I speak with on a weekly basis.
 
With all of the new technology, some very special inventors have created to make our lives easier, it seems that there is also a con to the whole technological era.
 
 People, every where you go, are plugged into their phones, computers, car computers etc. and have become quite caught up in social networking online (which is fantastic for marketing and keeping in touch with friends and relatives), however, people are finding very little time for "quality time" or "down time" or "some good ol' R n R" or "fill you up time" without the phones/computers distracting them.