Melissa Grohs, MA, LPCC Counseling & Psychotherapy  450 Park Street, Suite 105, Alameda, CA  94501

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November 28, 2016

For many the holidays are considered a magical time and might be something they look forward to, but for a whole lot of others the holidays can be a stressful and/or emotionally difficult time to manage. This blog series focuses on helping those who struggle with the holidays manage the stress and emotional weight tha...

October 25, 2016

One of the biggest challenges that couples face is being vulnerable with a romantic partner. Shame and fear of rejection often cause us to shut down emotionally, preventing emotional intimacy within the relationship. The key to a deep and engaged relationship is the ability to be vulnerable with one another. It can en...

October 18, 2016

Being Better to Yourself Part of therapy often involves looking at the relationship we have with ourselves. Often people really struggle with being tough on the

October 11, 2016

Being a Better Communicator

Communication is the key to a healthy relationship. Our style of communicating will inevitably have an effect our relationship. If you or your partner have difficulty communicating you may find yourselves struggling with intimacy and connection. Healthy communication is necessary in our rela...

September 29, 2016

There is always room to be a better partner to your significant other. Whether your relationship is at a high point or things are difficult right now, we can always find ways to be better to one another. Relationships are difficult and take a lot of work. Think of it like working out, there is always room to work on s...

August 31, 2016

Think about how it feels when someone genuinely wants to know more about you and your personal experience..

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