Jan 23 • posted by Dr. Matt
Why are relationships so hard?
Recently I asked everyone in our office the above question. These are the responses I got… Michael Waldrip: Every couple in their Present relationship stands together on the razor’s edge of their Past and Future. Their Past has been …
Jan 15 • posted by Dr. Matt
Addiction & Connection
“The opposite of addiction isn’t sobriety… the opposite of addiction is connection” -Johann Hari https://www.ted.com/talks/johann_hari
Dec 14 • posted by Dr. Matt
Want to connect with your spouse? I’ve recently become kind of a neurology nerd, particularly in the area of how our brains function in relationship to other people. I’m most interested in how our brains go haywire when we’re upset …
Oct 24 • posted by Dr. Matt
Love and Suffering: The Road Most Travelled
What every couple knows…. by: Michael Waldrip The ideal of romantic love is of very recent origin in the world. Romantic love is the dominant view in the West. Seeking a partner who will fulfill the other is the goal …
Sep 11 • posted by Dr. Matt
Infidelity: A Modern Malady?
How does infidelity enter a marriage? It’s usually years in the making… By: Michael Waldrip Most couples opt for monogamy. And with this decision there is the implicit agreement that the couple will be faithful to each other until death. …
Aug 23 • posted by Dr. Matt
Marriage in a Funk?
Are You Prioritizing Your Relationship? By: Giselle Armantrout If I had a dollar for every time a couple told me they were in a funk and they were not feeling “in love” in their relationship, I could take a trip …
Jun 28 • posted by Dr. Matt
We are Moving!
Back to the Eastbank Our practice is growing and expanding, so much so that we need a new office. So as of July 1 we will be at our new home on Metairie Road. The practice was started in 2007 …
Feb 03 • posted by Dr. Matt
Michael Waldrip, MAMFC, PLPC, PLMFT
We’ve added another team member, Welcome Michael Waldrip to the practice! Modern life is full of difficulties and challenges. There comes a time when you may need to reach out to someone beyond yourself who can bring perspective to your life …
Jul 26 • posted by Dr. Matt
Relationship Counseling – Is it for you?
New Orleans Relationship Counseling Many people attend therapy – not because their crazy – but rather to improve their most important relationships. Decreasing conflict, improving communication, getting your needs met, and enhancing relationships and are generally the focus of Relationship Counseling, Family …
Nov 22 • posted by Dr. Matt
Benefits of Pain
Embracing Loss and Grief (to receive the benefits of pain) There are 300 million prescriptions per year worldwide for pain-killers. 220 million of those are prescribed in the US. That’s right, we have 5% of the World’s population, but we …