Entries by Danielle Kepler, LCPC

Couples Therapists Reveal the Ingredients that Make the Biggest Impact on Your Relationship

I contributed to the following to a PsychCentral article about ingredients that make the biggest impact on relationships: “Danielle Kepler LCPC, who specializes in couples counseling, also said that repairing before, during and after an argument is vital. It helps you have productive conversations and reduces the tendency of being critical or defensive. “When people […]

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 […]