As much as we’d like to think otherwise, most of the decisions we make are on autopilot.  In the brain’s drive for efficiency, most of our behavior becomes automatic.  Someone smiles at us, we smile back.  Someone yells at us in traffic, we are ready to do battle.  Most of the stupid decisions we.. read more →

Imago Workshops: The Roadmap to Change  By Wendy Palmer Patterson, LCSW, LMFT  “I believe your relationship can thrive. I believe your relationship could become masterful. I believe well over 50% of your challenge is simply lack of skills.”  This constitutes an absolute, basic mindset I hold with the couples that come into my office. After.. read more →