What is the next big gift giving day after the holidays? You guessed it Valentine’s Day. When we think of Valentine’s Day the first thing that comes to our mind is a mushy, cookie-cutter Hallmark movie kind of day, full of love, chocolates, and roses from a special someone in our life. Nowadays, V-day is […]
Stephany Ponciano, LGPC Ingrid Ponciano, LCMFT November 19, 2018 As the holiday season approaches, people often look back on their joyful memories. Perhaps you think of sipping on hot chocolate on a cold winter day or you look back on photos of ice skating with your friends and family. The holidays are supposed to be […]
The Impact of Grief in Relationships and How to Deal with Difficult Emotions Ingrid Ponciano, LCMFT Stephany Ponciano, MS, LGPC Ever Ponciano, MD The passing of a loved one is certainly a trying moment in our lives. In committed relationships (eg. Marriage), it can be a defining moment. Many couples are unable to surpass the […]
TIPS ON MANAGING YOUR EMOTIONS AS THE SEASONS CHANGE
As the caramel and scarlet colored leaves tumble into our lives, some welcome Autumn with open arms, our favorite blanket, and sweater. Others welcome the season with uneasiness and fear of what their emotions may bring as the season change.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Ingrid Ponciano, LCMFT Relationships are complicated and often times it becomes difficult to communicate. Sometimes couples and families get stuck in a negative cycle of interactions. This negativity in communication is described by Dr. Gottman as The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, because of their lethality to a relationship. […]