Entries by Danielle Kepler, LCPC

This Marital Behavior Is Not Only Annoying, It’s A Sign You Might Divorce

I contributed the following to a Huffington Post article about stonewalling, one of Joh Gottman’s Four Horsemen: “2. Be aware of the physical reaction you have before you stonewall. “If you’re a stonewaller, you usually have an internal physiological reaction (increased heart-rate or rapid breathing, for instance) and an external reaction right before you close up: […]

When You Feel Lost

I contributed the following to a PsychCentral article about feeling lost and ways out. “You also might feel like you’ve lost sight of the person you want to be, said Danielle Kepler, LCPC, a clinical therapist based in Chicago, Ill., specializing in adults who are struggling with anxiety, depression, and life transitions, as well as couples […]

10 Ways To Ruin Your Marriage Right Before Bed

I contributed to the following article for the Huffington Post about ways couples ruin their marriage right before bed: “7. You tell your partner to sleep on the couch. “Ever get angry at your partner and say to them ‘I don’t want you to sleep in the bed tonight. You have to sleep on the […]

There’s Only One Sign A Couple Should Go To Therapy

I contributed to the following article for the Huffington Post about the signs a couple should consider going to therapy: “It gives you a safe, open space to address complaints you haven’t voiced to your partner. “Take a behavior that six months ago was slightly annoying to you, such as your partner forgetting to turn […]