Archive for the 'Therapy' Category

Is a Gambling Addiction Impacting Your Marriage?

Problems with gambling can cause serious financial problems as well as a serious strain on a marriage.  People with gambling addictions may exhibit a lot of extreme behaviors that can result in financial ruin. Many compulsive gamblers resort to illegal activity, such as stealing, to continue their habits. Gambling addiction bears much similarity to people […]

Ways To Seek Help For Relationship Problems

When a relationship starts to have problems, do not ignore or avoid tackling those issues. These won’t help the problem at all. Instead, it may cause the problems to seem magnified and discord may intensify. If you and your partner are struggling to get through some issues, there are several different ways to seek help […]

How Fathers Can Play an Active Role in their Teen Daughter’s Lives

Sugar and spice and all that’s nice. That’s what little girls are made of. Father daughter relationships are complicated. One minute they are your little girl in pigtails, following you everywhere. You’re the only man in their lives. Then one day she grows up. She spends more time with her friends, starts wearing makeup, and […]

Impact of PTSD on Relationships

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder develops in some people who have been traumatized. Trauma may include experiencing a near death situation, such as being in war or involved in a serious car accident, or it may include witnessing a traumatic event, such as seeing a horrible accident.  Abuse can cause PTSD as well.  People who endured physical […]


Are you depressed?  Are you worried about being depressed? Do you know why you’re depressed?   Does that make you more depressed?  Anxious?  Are you losing sleep, or sleeping too much?  Not eating enough or too much?  Are you snapping at people?  Withdrawing from them?  Drinking, using, or smoking too much? Go see a therapist.  Your […]

Impact of Anxiety on a Marriage

Perhaps you have wondered if you or maybe your partner may have an anxiety disorder. There are several different types of anxiety. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder results after someone has been exposed to a traumatic experience. Panic Disorder causes people feel symptoms of panic that come out of the blue. Generalized Anxiety causes people to […]

When Someone you Love is Depressed

Chances are we all know someone who has struggled with depression at some time in their life. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, major depression affects about 6.7 % of the US adult population in a given year.  You may know someone who is struggling with depression, and this person could even be […]

Is Anxiety Hampering Your Ability To Form Relationships?

Anxiety is one of the most common hidden problems in US households. We all suffer from anxiety to some extent and that is a healthy state. However, some people live a life in which anxiety is ever present. These are the people who seem to live with a sense of doom, or who suffer panic […]

Life After Baby-When Two Becomes Three

You’ve decorated the nursery, picked out a name, and are headed home from the hospital. You’re parents. Life will never be the same, and though the addition of a newborn is exciting and full of joy, it can also be overwhelming and downright stressful (trust me–I have a 7 month old)! How do you keep […]

Shaking Off Frustrations At The Front Door

Those who work in situations involving customer contact are often advised to leave their family problems at home. Just for a change, let’s reverse that. Why not leave your work or social frustrations at the front door when you arrive at home. Don’t worry, they’ll be there waiting for you when you leave in the […]

Dr. Marty Tashman – Your Marriage Counselor for New Jersey

I’ve known Dr. Marty Tashman for some time now, and I’m not sure if New Jersey has a more qualified expert for saving troubled relationships. He has been in practice for over 34 years. He is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, as well as a licensed Social Worker. He has a doctorate in Clinical […]