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The Relationship Bank Account

The Relationship Bank Account

Hi! My name is Maria Perozzi, LMFT. I’m one of the new therapists here at Group Therapy Associates. I’m quite excited to be writing my first article for GTA. For those who already work with ...
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Fight Night: Creating a Healthy Space for Conflict

Fight Night: Creating a Healthy Space for Conflict

The oft-repeated advice “never go to bed angry,” gets under my skin.  The idea that a conflict with your spouse should be wrapped up all tidy and neat with a bow by the end of ...
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what makes a good marriage?

What makes a good marriage?

In the last newsletter, I talked about how one of the commonly asked questions in couples therapy was whether partners should stay or get married.  Given that any relationship, healthy or otherwise, is going to ...
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Life's Questions Answered the Quick and Dirty Way

Life’s Questions Answered, the Quick and Dirty Way

Below, I discus some of life’s questions that regularly make an appearance in the therapy room.  In my office, finding the answers to these questions can involve steady, patient exploration and thoughtfulness.  But this is ...
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Featured TV Appearances

Esther Boykin offers tips on managing back-to-school anxiety with Good Morning Washington

Esther Boykin talks sex scandals with Shawn Yancy and Jim Lokay of fox 5 DC

Esther Boykin on Let's Talk Live

Recurring Features & Contributions:

Esther Boykin of Group Therapy Associates column in Posh Seven magazine

Esther Boykin of Group Therapy Associates column in MindBodyGreen.com
Esther Boykin and Erica Turner of Group Therapy Associates guest posts in TheDCLadies.com
Therapists of Group Therapy Associates in Haymarket Lifestyle magazine

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