24 episodes

Are you ready to find a love that lasts? Are you tired of conflict? Do you dream of a secure and peaceful relationships?

Welcome to Relationship Psych, The Podcast.

The goal it to teach you to create a strong and harmonious relationship, that withstands the test of time.
Each week I share stories, practical strategies, and have inspiring conversations with guests to help you get and keep the relationship you and your partner dream of. Lets find out how to avoid relationship disaster and become relationship masters.

Relationship Psych | Love | Marriage | Conflict | Psychology | Amber Dalsin

    • Relationships

Are you ready to find a love that lasts? Are you tired of conflict? Do you dream of a secure and peaceful relationships?

Welcome to Relationship Psych, The Podcast.

The goal it to teach you to create a strong and harmonious relationship, that withstands the test of time.
Each week I share stories, practical strategies, and have inspiring conversations with guests to help you get and keep the relationship you and your partner dream of. Lets find out how to avoid relationship disaster and become relationship masters.

    24. 4 Ways to Create a Fight

    24. 4 Ways to Create a Fight

    4 Ways to Create a Fight

    If Aliens wanted to know how to have a conflict, this is how you would do it.

    In this episode, we explore what aliens would see on their 3D TV screen if they were watching couples on early do conflict in a way that’s going to lead to problems.

    What is talked about:

    The Gottman’s Four Horsemen

    Stonewalling

    Criticism

    Contempt

    Defensiveness

    Other episodes discussed in this podcast- Relationship Psych- Episode 5, 4 Doomed Communication Patterns



    Free Guide  How to finally get him to listen to you. www.emberrelationshippsychology.com



    This relationship podcast is not meant to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any medical, mental health, or relationship problem. It should not be seen as relationship advice for your specific relationship. Seek out couples therapy or marriage counseling by a practitioner in your area for advice for your specific problem.



    Host:

    Amber Dalsin., M.Sc., Psychologist. She does Couples Therapy in Toronto. She does virtual individual relationship counseling and virtual couples therapy.

    • 13 min
    23. 3 Secrets to Emotional Intimacy

    23. 3 Secrets to Emotional Intimacy

    3 Secrets to Emotional Intimacy

    Tips to get the emotional connection you want.

    Feeling got and understood by your partner really feels nice. This episode is all about how to feel close, connected and create more security with our partners.

    In this episode we discuss:

    Psychologist Jim Coan’s research on partner’s buffering pain

    How to create emotional connection

    Unhelpful behaviors in relationships

    Stopping negative conflict

    Ending problem cycles

    Creating rituals of connection

    Ideas for happy homecomings

    Relationship Psych Episodes Discussed in this Podcast Episode:

    Episode 22: maladaptive relationship behavior

    Episode 20: your brain on love

    Episode 7: how to create emotional intimacy with your partner



    To get the free guide How to Get Him to Finally Listen to You visit www.emberrelationshippsychology.com



    This relationship podcast is not meant to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any medical, mental health, or relationship problem. It should not be seen as relationship advice for your specific relationship. Seek out couples therapy or marriage counseling by a practitioner in your area for advice for your specific problem.



    Host:

    Amber Dalsin., M.Sc., Psychologist. She is a Marriage and Family Therapist in Toronto. She does virtual individual relationship counseling and virtual couples therapy.

    • 12 min
    22. Maladaptive Relationship Behaviour

    22. Maladaptive Relationship Behaviour

    Maladaptive Relationship Behaviour.

    2 Steps towards change.

    In this episode, we discuss early childhood experiences and family influences and the impact on romantic relationships.

    I've been struck over the last week, doing marriage therapy in Toronto about how our early experience shape our adult relationships.

    In this episode we discuss:

    Relationship influenced by our history

    Emotional triggers in relationships

    Perpetual problems

    Gridlock perpetual problems

    Book Seal Team Six by Howard E Wasdin and Stephen Templin Don Cole, Gottman Trainer, Center For Relationship Wellness and his comments about background history in relationships.

    Teresa Wiseman and her 4 parts of Empathy

    Episode 2 HELP, My Partner is Driving Me Crazy, on Relationship Psych- The Podcast

    Free Guide How to Finally Get Him to Listen to You available at www.emberrelationshippsychology.com



    This relationship podcast is not meant to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any medical, mental health, or relationship problem. It should not be seen as relationship advice for your specific relationship. Seek out couples therapy or marriage counseling by a practitioner in your area for advice for your specific problem.



    Host:

    Amber Dalsin., M.Sc., Psychologist. She is a Couples Therapist in Toronto. She does virtual individual relationship counseling and virtual couples therapy.

    • 17 min
    21. The SECRET to GREAT Sex in Long-Term Relationships

    21. The SECRET to GREAT Sex in Long-Term Relationships

    The SECRET to GREAT Sex in Long-Term Relationships

    How to make your sex life better with your spouse.

    It’s normal to want to have sex and it’s normal to not really want to have sex, so there is no road map for how to make sex great in a long term relationship, but there is a secret that can help.

    The secret is communication.

    In this episode, we explore Masters and Johnson’s research on sexual response and how to communicate about desire, arousal, and resolution.

    We cover how to talk about initiating sex, and things to share with your partner that you like.



    Episodes references in this episode are:

    Episode 20- Your Brain on Love

    Episode 11- 4 Point Road Map to Increase Sexual Satisfaction in your Relationship



    This podcast is not meant to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any medial, mental health, or relationship problem. It should not be seen as relationship advice for your specific relationship. Seek out couples therapy by a practitioner in your area for advice for your specific problem.

    • 11 min
    20. Your Brain on Love

    20. Your Brain on Love

    Your brain on love.

    Sexual chemicals and how they lead to love in the brain.

    Decline of the Hot and Heavy Stage of a Relationship- in this episode we are going to explore the impact the brain’s chemosignals in early attraction.

    Chemosingals are the glue that bond early relationships. The primary reason for sexual chemosignals is to bond couples together long enough to start a relationship and possibly a family. While there are many, in this episode talk about two chemosignals that facilitate attraction and relationships.

    1.  Pheromones

    2. Oxytocin

    Keeping connection alive, when chemosignals are quiet

    Making the brain work in your favor in a long term relationship. Tips to keep your relationship alive.

    This podcast is not meant to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any medical, mental health or relationship issue. If your relationship is struggling check out local couples therapy in your area for help, or a local health provider. Before making changes it’s a good idea to check with your local provider.

    • 9 min
    19. What to do when you’re mad at your significant other

    19. What to do when you’re mad at your significant other

    What to do when you’re mad at your significant other
    3 steps to being angry and keeping your partner close (ish)
    The 3 concepts are
    1. Time out
    2. Remember the flip flop
    3. Focus on yourself
    Partner will make us mad… its inevitable… but we can keep working to do anger like our partner is someone we love.
    This podcast is not meant to diagnose, treat prevent or cure any medical or relationship problem. Seek couples therapy in your area for help for your specific relationship.

    • 16 min

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