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So far Erica London has created 10 blog entries.

Misconceptions of Affairs, Infidelity and Cheating

So often I am seeing clients who have experienced some sort of infidelity, some physical affairs, some emotional or online affairs, or fantasies. As I browse the internet reading research and recent blog posts I am bombarded with questions, and topics related to infidelity. What is happening? Why are affair so prevalent? We can make [...]

By |2019-07-23T21:53:35+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Adults, Divorce, Marriage, Relationships|Comments Off on Misconceptions of Affairs, Infidelity and Cheating

Violence: Grief, Trauma and Healing

By now I am certain we have all heard about the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is said to be the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. It is devastating to watch the news clips, read the stories that make the individuals shot more human and try to piece together what would [...]

By |2018-06-11T05:19:19+00:00October 10th, 2017|Adults, Health, News, Thoughts|Comments Off on Violence: Grief, Trauma and Healing

How to offer empathy when facing anger

Here at Compass Community Counseling we are located in the pacific northwest. While normally this is a statement filled with pride, as we reside in my biased opinion of one the most beautiful areas of the country, and safest, recently we have been overcome with devastating fires. We have lived in extremely smokey conditions while [...]

By |2019-06-07T00:25:47+00:00September 20th, 2017|Emotions, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to offer empathy when facing anger

3 Tips to Improve Communication

It isn’t uncommon for folks to seek out relationship therapy to discuss ways to improve their communication within their marriage, with their children, or even in the workplace. We have outlined three tips to help you get on the right track, improve your communication, allow for increased depth and overall satisfaction in your relationships. State [...]

By |2019-07-12T21:24:37+00:00July 27th, 2017|Family therapy, Kids, Marriage, Relationships|Comments Off on 3 Tips to Improve Communication

13 Questions

13 Questions to ask your teen after watching 13 Reasons Why The new Netflix series popular among teens seems to be what all the kids are talking about from 5th grade to high school if you haven’t heard of 13 Reasons Why then you must be living under a rock. This is the hottest show among adolescents right now [...]

By |2017-04-22T23:08:32+00:00April 22nd, 2017|Family therapy, Kids|Comments Off on 13 Questions

When you Divorce your Children

4 Ways to Support your Child Divorce happens. It is more common than we may wish to think; statistically about 45% of couples divorce. Does this seem like a high rate to you? It actually hasn’t changed much in recent years. Regardless of the reason for the dissolution of your marriage, it is important to [...]

By |2018-06-11T05:18:17+00:00March 18th, 2017|Child, Divorce, Family therapy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on When you Divorce your Children

Why is Empathy Important?

Understanding Why You Need Empathy As a marriage and family therapist, it isn’t uncommon to bear witness to the inner webs of conflict, arguments, relationship dissatisfaction and infidelity. Many couples begin the therapy process because they just can’t seem to communicate effectively. While there are many reasons that this occurs, one reason that is often [...]

By |2019-06-07T00:25:57+00:00March 1st, 2017|Emotions, Intentions, Relationships, Self Awareness, Thoughts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why is Empathy Important?

Choosing a Counselor

How to find a great therapist/counselor It’s pretty easy to find any counselor/therapist but it might be more difficult to find one that is right for you. The single most important factor in determining the right therapist for you has nothing to do with years of training or modality of treatment. It is something more [...]

By |2017-04-11T04:14:03+00:00November 16th, 2016|Self Awareness, Uncategorized|6 Comments

Connecting with your spouse

6 Great ways that YOU can Connect with your Spouse In a world of go, go go, and have it your way it is harder than ever to stay connected to those we love and care so much about. If you think I’m wrong just walk into a restaurant and look around. You will see [...]

By |2017-04-11T04:17:53+00:00October 19th, 2016|Marriage, Relationships, Self Awareness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Connecting with your spouse

Who I am and why I’m here

Erica London I thought it would be best to start my blogging with “who I am and why I am here.” I almost think this is a loaded question really because as a therapist this could get deep real quick! You will soon learn if you don’t know already that I am pretty straightforward and [...]

By |2017-04-11T04:23:07+00:00October 5th, 2016|Beliefs, Self Awareness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Who I am and why I’m here