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Our Needs and Voices

Our Needs and Voices

BY AMY HARPER, LMFT

"As you discover everything that is no longer serving you and make adjustments as needed, you can begin to experience what it truly means to be free and fulfilled in life and love."

As women we often put our needs and desires on the back burner. This stems from the societal pressure placed on women...
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Contracts and Boundaries

Contracts and Boundaries

BY AMY HARPER, LMFT

"They should never be made as an attempt to control or restrict your partner’s freedom, but rather to protect the trust within the relationship and keep you and your partner engaged and connected."

Every relationship has different contracts, agreements and boundaries. What’s okay for your...
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The Importance of Female Bonding

The Importance of Female Bonding

BY AMY HARPER, LMFT

"We must engage in these communal experiences in order to heal the Sacred Feminine within ourselves, so that we can step forward into a brighter, stronger future TOGETHER. "

Historically women lived communally, gathering together on a regular basis to accomplish, mourn, celebrate, and...
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Relationship Shifts After Doing Inner Work

Relationship Shifts After Doing Inner Work

BY AMY HARPER, LMFT

"You will always be better off for doing the personal, no work no matter what!"

Have you ever started seeing changes in your relationship as you move further in your personal development work? If so, you are not alone. This is completely normal. But why? Well, when we engage...
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How Do I Heal My Childhood Wounds if I Don’t Remember Much Of My Childhood?

How Do I Heal My Childhood Wounds if I Don’t Remember Much Of My Childhood?

BY AMY HARPER, LMFT

"You have more than enough with what you have at the present and you are capable of healing as soon as you’re ready. "

Some of you may wonder how to go about healing your childhood wounds if/when you don't have many memories of...
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The Power Struggle Carousel

The Power Struggle Carousel

BY AMY HARPER, LMFT

"Getting stuck in the power struggle phase neglects the childhood’s hidden agenda. It denies the couple from truly healing, evolving and growing true love."

Some couples counseling teaches couples bargaining skills. If you do this for me, I'll do that for you. We call this a quid pro...
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I Can’t Be Me & Be Loved

I Can’t Be Me & Be Loved

BY AMY HARPER, LMFT

"Either your internal work will force your partner to level up with you or it will help you to attract a partner that is more on your level at a healthier stage in their personal development process."

As we have talked about before, each developmental stage of our childhood is...
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How to Determine If You Are A Minimizer or Maximizer in Your Romantic Relationships

How to Determine If You Are A Minimizer or Maximizer in Your Romantic Relationships

BY AMY HARPER, LMFT

"When we engage in these important growth processes, we learn how to resolve old patterns and free ourselves up to experience ultimate fulfillment within ourselves and our relationships."

Despite our parent’s and caregiver’s...

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Feeling Stuck and Don’t Know Why?

Feeling Stuck and Don’t Know Why?

BY AMY HARPER, LMFT

"Once we bring awareness to the fact that the immature ways of defending ourselves are showing up in our romantic relationships and wreaking havoc, we can begin to engage in the process of reprogramming and evolving these behaviors."

The very first stage of the developmental...
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The Marriage-Go-Round

The Marriage-Go-Round

BY AMY HARPER, LMFT

"The deeper the wounds are, the greater the need is to go inward and begin to meet with ourselves on a deeper level. This is the ultimate healing exercise."

Something that not many people know is that the developmental stages are cyclical. This means that we don’t just go through them once....
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