A Breakthrough Formula for Connection

“What happens when people open their hearts?…They get better.” – Haruki Murakami
Sam, like many men we’ve worked with, wouldn’t open up. Expressing feelings or being vulnerable was not in his repertoire, so he thought. He reluctantly came to see us.

Ellen, his partner, was feeling unloved; she talked about separating. […]

The Quickest Way to Connection – Mutual Empathy

“Empathy lies in our ability to be present without opinion.” – Marshall Rosenberg
Rob sensed the chill. Out of the blue, Sara became distant and snippy. He asked Sara what was wrong. She alleged that Rob was “checking out” a woman standing in line, while they waited to get their […]