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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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Don't Hold Someone Else's Bag

Don’t Hold Someone Else’s Bag

Despite what this title would suggest, this is not a warning from the TSA or Metro (see something, say something). It’s not folks’ actual bags that I’m concerned about, but their emotional ones. And I’m ...
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your brain is rigged--dealing with unhealthy relationships

Your Brain is Rigged

Many of us have been there. Seemingly stuck in an unhealthy relationship, carried along on a roller coaster of emotions, and finding ourselves having great difficulty walking away. Some of you may not have been ...
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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

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Esther Boykin and Erica Turner of Group Therapy Associates guest posts in
Therapists of Group Therapy Associates in Haymarket Lifestyle magazine

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