Articles on the applied positive psychology of relationships and communication based on the latest scientific insights.

Attachment Style Tests

8 Attachment Style Questionnaires & Tests to Assess Clients

Attachment styles describe how clients relate to those closest to them. They form in childhood but influence lifelong behavior in several ways, including coping with [...]

Fear of abandonment

How to Overcome Fear of Abandonment: 6 Helpful Worksheets

As humans, we depend on others for survival. Starting from birth, the need to be fed, bathed, clothed, sheltered and cared for is essential for [...]

What Is Relationship Coaching? Ultimate Tools to Help Couples

A healthy relationship requires the appropriate interpersonal skills and attitudes to build and maintain a lasting connection (Nelson-Jones, 2006). Yet we all know it’s not [...]

How to Practice Family Constellation Therapy: 3 Interventions

Families can be a source of great happiness, warmth, and love, yet they also suffer from trauma and conflict, resulting in damaged connections and broken [...]

Couples counseling

21 Best Couples Counseling Exercises, Techniques, & Worksheets

One of the most prominent sources of emotional distress is relationship conflict. There is a direct correlation between anxiety, depression and addiction issues, and relationship [...]

The psychology of loneliness

How to Overcome Loneliness According to Psychology

As human beings, we are hard-wired for social connection and interaction. Our ancestors survived by depending on the collective for food, shelter, physical caregiving, reproduction, [...]

Bowenian Therapy

What Is Bowenian Family and Couples Therapy? 5 Techniques

Our family of origin distinctly shapes who we are. From our personality and behavior to our choices in life, family plays a large role. And [...]

Attachment Styles

Attachment Styles in Relationships: 6 Worksheets for Adults

When John Bowlby (1988) introduced his theory of attachment, he described the psychotherapist as being like a responsive mother with a child; they must be [...]

Attachment Style Worksheets

Attachment Styles in Therapy: 6 Worksheets & Handouts

Childhood experiences can influence the traits we express in adulthood. Early exposure to absent, neglectful, or emotionally distant parents can shape what we expect from [...]

Emotion Focused Couples Therapy

How to Do Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy: 6 Interventions

While emotions are often strong and all consuming when a couple first meets, they continue to influence the ongoing health of the mature relationship. Along [...]

3 Positive Relationships Exercises Pack