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More Medium Articles

Here are some more articles I’ve written on Medium.  The first one  been read by over 15,000 people!  The second is a rewrite of an article that appears earlier in this blog, and on Medium it’s Part II of two articles, so if it interests you, you might want to check out Part I as […]

Your Brain on Threat: Demands and Expectations

On Medium:  Your Brain on Threat.

Lilly Sloane Interviews Me On Relationships

Check out Lily Sloan’s podcast about relationships, featuring yours truly, with references to such greats as Glennon Melton Doyle, Dan Wile, Terry Real and Stan Tatkin (not to mention Fig Newtons!).  Also see Lily’s podcast site, A Therapist Walks Into A Bar.

My Huffington Post Article on Work-Life

Thrilled to be published on HuffPo, via Psyched Magazine!  Click here to read my article on how overwork is harming families.

10 Life Enhancing Things To Do At A Stoplight

My post in Psyched Magazine: 10 Stoplight Things

Low- or No-Sex Relationships (Video)

This is all familiar ground for experienced couples therapists, but Michelle Weiner-Davis puts it all together very nicely in this TED talk.  Notice especially the examples of how the conversation can go wrong vs. how it can go right, and the potential reversal of desire and arousal.

Part 2 of Understanding Men

Recently published on Psyched in SF:  Understanding Men, Part 2:  The influence of male values on our society, and how to create an atmosphere in relationships with male-minded people that encourages empathy and emotional connection.

Lewis CK On Kids, Texting, and Feelings (Video)

He nails it on so many fronts:

Understanding Men Part 1

Here’s a new article for Psyched In SF: Understanding Men, Part 1 I’m going to be writing more now for other sources, so you may be seeing more links here to those places (rather than the text of the article itself). And in a similar vein came across this which totally fits: About Men From […]

Connected Yet Alone – How Social Media Corrode Relationship

One of my favorite quotes (from Pete Pearson) is that good communication is an unnatural act.  And unfortunately, as I have to remind my couples all the time, technology is conspiring with our instincts for connection, but at the cost of disconnection from the person in front of us.  Texting, email and other social media […]

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Top 10 psychologists in San Francisco, CA 2015

Congratulations to Robert Solley PhD for winning the 2015 Patients' Choice Awards in San Francisco Psychologist