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As a black male therapist and a pastor, I have been greatly disturbed by the events in our country. Not only are we suffering from a COVID pandemic that has affected us physically, economically, mentally, and emotionally, but the scars of racial division have reared their ugly heads again. Protests after the death of George Floyd are occurring all around...[ read more ]

Dealing With Grief During a Pandemic

During this crazy season in our lives, there will be times when many of us feel an unexplainable sadness. There will be times that we do not feel like doing anything and will shut away. Some of us will have difficulty sleeping. We will experience some times where we have an unexplainable anger. And we will wonder what is going...[ read more ]

What To Do When You Can’t See Your Loved Ones

One of the biggest issues that is showing up in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic is isolation, or the inability to see loved ones. Due to social distancing for health protections, people are unable to visit their loved ones in nursing homes and hospitals. Eventually these restrictions might expand to assisted livings. Not to mention that people exposed to...[ read more ]

3 Ways Individual Counseling Can Help Your Marriage

A couple looks at each other, smiling. They are feeling much happier after starting marriage counseling in Atlanta, GA with Faith and Family Empowerment.

Even happily married couples can hit obstacles along the way. When this happens, couples can either go it alone and try to work through their issues themselves, or they can seek the guidance of a trained and experienced marriage counselor. While some couples feel their problems should be kept private, many more are finding the value of seeking help from...[ read more ]

How Faith and Psychotherapy Work Together

As a pastoral therapist, I like to work with clients who have faith backgrounds. One of my biggest challenges was finding a personal therapist who would work with my own mental health while not disavowing the importance of my faith. As someone who has been a part of a church background since my youth, I have also been concerned when...[ read more ]

Infertility In Marriage

Imagine talking to your potential spouse about your future. In your discussions you talk about where you will live, what kind of home you will have, your spiritual life, vacation and so forth. In the midst of those discussions you talk about children. Do you want sons or daughters? How many children do you want to have? What are your...[ read more ]

Should Wives Submit to their Husbands?

A young couple leans against each other smiling. They are happy with their decision to start black relationship counseling in Atlanta, GA with Faith and Family Empowerment.

I was listening to a broadcast where a man was in a church talking about one of the challenges of society was that women were not submitting to their husbands in the home. This person even interpreted the scriptural passage in Ephesians to men that women should not work outside of the home. They should take care of the responsibilities...[ read more ]

3 Ingredients to a Happy Marriage

A couple walks down the front steps of the church after their wedding. They are happy with their previous decision to start marriage counseling in Atlanta, GA with Faith and Family Empowerment.

Have you ever wondered why some marriages last decades while others barely go two years? Why do some couples thrive and grow together while others crash and burn?The secret? There are three secrets, actually; three ingredients to a happy and successful marriage. Without all three of these, many couples will struggle to remain connected and committed.CommunicationCommunication is to a marriage...[ read more ]

Feeling Disconnected? Here are 3 Ways to Reconnect

A couple sits next to each other over looking the city. They are feeling much happier after they decided to pursue couples therapy in Atlanta, GA with Faith and Family Empowerment.

Thanks to Hollywood, many couples have been led to believe the secret to reconnecting and rekindling the passion is through a Caribbean cruise, sports cars, or jewelry. But the reality is, once there’s a disconnect between partners, gifts and vacations simply won’t cut it.It may seem counterintuitive, but love is mended not through grandiose deeds, but through small acts of...[ read more ]

Rules for a Happy Marriage 2

A couple sits very close to each other smiling. A graphic reads, " Tips To Improve Communication With Your Spouse." These tips come from marriage counselor in Atlanta, GA with Faith and Family Empowerment.

How do we handle anger and yelling with your spouse? Key point - Address issues that are really bothering you so you won't displace your anger on your spouse or family.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38IkZN2snxM



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