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Episode 13 - Couples Therapy And the Coronavirus with Certified Relationship Therapist

Mary Kay Cocharo

Coronavirus and Couples Therapy: Certified Relationship Therapist Mary Kay Cocharo offers tips, counseling, and exercises for couples dealing with social distancing and communication challenges.

Spending lots of time indoors together with your significant other can put a strain on your relationship. Certified Relationship Therapist Mary Kay Cocharo joins hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis to offer ideas, tips and exercises for couples who are sheltering-in-place together.

(4:00) managing couples' relationships. (6:00) types of stress. (7:00) Focus on what's important. (9:00) Emotional Communication. (10:00) Example of therapy and treatments. (13:00) Recognizing stress in a partner. (13:30) Connection and Mindfulness. (17:00) Meditation and exercise. (19:00) Running out of things to talk about. (21:00) job loss and relationships. (23:00) New couples v. Older couples. (27:00) Mindful exercises.