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Irina Baechle, LCSW | Relationship Counseling for Couples and Adults

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What to expect during your first consultation call with a therapist

Want to know what kind of questions your prospective therapist might ask you during the free consult call?

What to expect during your first couples therapy session?

What is couples counseling and how is it different from regular therapy?

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What to expect during your first (individual) therapy session

My clients ask me why we get sooooo mean towards the exact people we love most because it doesn’t make any sense. I know! Except it does:) Watch my video to understand the main reason why and what you can do instead.

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Why I am a therapist

Watch this short video to find out why I love being a therapist (the coolest job in the world)!

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Why do we get so mean to people we love most?

Watch this short video to find out why I love being a therapist (the coolest job in the world)!

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Why communication skills will not save your marriage

Wondering why your marriage is not getting any better even after learning all these sophisticated communication skills with your therapist? Watch this video to understand why communication skills is not nearly enough to get to the root of the problem and what you can do instead.

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Will my anxiety ever get better?

Are you struggling with anxiety and wondering if it will ever get better? Watch my video to learn about 2 simple things you can start doing today to get a relief!

Relationship Trauma

Relationship trauma is more common that we think and happens to most of us. Often times, it can be caused by a relatively minor event, but has a huge impact on our self esteem and relationships. Watch my video to find out if you are experiencing relationship trauma and what you can about it.

Why self sufficiency is bad for relationships

Did you grow up thinking that the only person you can depend on is yourself? Then you should watch this video to learn why self sufficiency is a double edged sword and is actually bad for intimate relationships.

What to expect during your first virtual therapy session?

Have you been wondering what is virtual therapy and whether it might be a good fit for you? Check out my video!

Relationship Tip: Don’t Fight Without the Insight

Did you know that according to research, 65% of marital problems are perpetual, meaning that there is NO resolution to your problem? Say whaaat???

What’s your favorite flavor of shit sandwich?

Everything good and worth having comes with side effects. It also requires hard work and attention. Including your marriage and relationships. So how do you manage the “not so good” parts of your relationships? Watch this video to find out!

Why am I a secular therapist

Clients ask me whether I use religion in my therapy style. The short answer is no. If you are interested in learning why, I have created this video for you.

Trade Expectation for Appreciation

Are you in a committed relationships, maybe even married, but find yourself unfulfilled and wanting more? Watch this video where I discuss the importance of ditching our unrealistic expectations and learning how to appreciate our partner in order to have a more meaningful and happy marriage.

Get my new ebook for FREE!

Watch this video to learn about my new book “A 5-Step Connection Guide to Your Dream Marriage” and find out how you can get it for FREE!
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Treat your partner like you would an affair partner!

Watch this video to learn why and how you should be treating your partner as if you are having an affair with them!

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Will you tell us if you think we should just divorce/break up?

Are you wondering whether your therapist would honestly share their thoughts about your marriage and suggest divorce when needed? If so, you are not alone: many of my couples ask me the same question!

Watch this video as I talk through my thought process on this topic, and some of the reasoning behind it.

Why you might be asking your partner too much!

*Are you not feeling 100% happy with your partner?

*Maybe not even 80% happy?

*Maybe you start wondering if you are a good match after all because he is she is not making you laugh anymore, does not ignite crazy passion in you like before, does not inspire you, not That awesome of a parent, and CAN not listen to you the way you would like them to?

Watch this video to learn why you might be asking your partner too much and how to change that!

When to keep fighting for your marriage and when to stop!

Are you wondering whether you need to keep fighting for your marriage or just give up because it’s been long and hard?

Watch this video where I answer this very common and very complicated question!

I will walk you through several potential scenarios that would hopefully help you make the right decision about your unique marriage!

Relationship Myth # 1: Fighting is sure a sign of a trouble!

Are you wondering whether your relationship or marriage is doomed because you fight with each other all the time? Watch this video to learn why fighting is NOT necessary a sign of trouble and how to make your fights more productive when they happen!

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