Author: Anna Svetchnikov, LMFT

Revolutionizing Relationships: Navigating the Intimacy Ladder for Deeper Connections

December 13, 2023 By Anna Svetchnikov, LMFT

Summary In the realm of relationships, intimacy is a multifaceted journey, more profound than mere physical connection. The concept of the ‘Intimacy Ladder’ offers a comprehensive approach, delineating various intimacy forms, each a vital rung in the ladder of a fulfilling relationship. Emotional Intimacy: This involves sharing fears, insecurities, dreams, and aspirations, fostering a bond […]

Couples’ Goals – 5 Steps To Better Talks

November 22, 2023 By Anna Svetchnikov, LMFT

Effective Communication When it comes to relationships, communication isn’t just a luxury; it’s a necessity. But let’s be honest; achieving open, effective, and meaningful communication can feel like a Herculean task. Why is it so hard to simply talk and listen? As per the findings of the Gottman Institute, successful communication in relationships boils down […]

Some Like It Hot: The Unexpected Benefits for Men Working with Female Therapists

June 2, 2023 By Anna Svetchnikov, LMFT

by Anna Svetchnikov, LMFT Summary Authored by experienced therapist Anna Svetchnikov, the article “Some Like It Hot: The Unexpected Benefits for Men Working with Female Therapists” dives into the complex dynamics of the client-therapist relationship. It explores how gender dynamics can influence therapy, particularly the benefits that may be experienced by men when working with […]