Category Archives: Marriage

Can We Change?

I have recently listened to a wonderful podcast interview of Dr. Allen Schore , UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, and Development. He was interviewed by Dr. Drew about the dramatic changes to the field of brain health, psychotherapy and human … Continue reading

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Using Insurance for Counseling

Common questions about using insurance to pay for counseling; Will my health insurance pay for counseling? Although most providers require you to take ultimate responsibility for paying your bill, health insurance may reimburse you or your healthcare provider for medically … Continue reading

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Common questions about using insurance to pay for counseling sessions:

Health insurance may reimburse you or your health care provider for medically necessary treatment for covered, diagnosed conditions that impair your ability to function. Continue reading

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Talking about sex

If your statements about your sexual expectations are wrapped in desire rather than complaint or criticism, these conversations will more likely be experienced as delightful, seductive invitations. Continue reading

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Couple's Therapy

For those who are struggling with relational problems or considering ending their relationship, couples therapy is a tool for managing conflict and making healthy choices. Continue reading

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Resources:

Uncommonly excellent resources for common problems. Continue reading

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New Patient Information…

NEED A PHONE OR EMAIL CONSULT WITH THE THERAPIST FIRST? Email Elizabeth@elizabethritzman.com or call (866) 225-9196 or (708) 848-9900 and leave a message with your phone number and some good times to return the call. You’ll hear from us soon! … Continue reading

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Talk, before there's trouble…

What is predictable is that all marriages will have difficult times. Asking for help early is a predictor of success in couples counseling. Continue reading

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After the Honeymoon

Sam was a brilliant businessman, intellect and romantic. He married Tia, a lovely aspiring singer, taking her to a beautiful, remote spot in a foreign land to propose. It literally mirrored a scene from a movie they saw together when … Continue reading

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