By Terri DiMatteo, LPC / Anchor
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Unravel the mysteries of romantic love, attachment, and infidelity with relationship and couples counselor Terri DiMatteo, LPC of Open Door Therapy in Westfield, New Jersey.
||CleanWhy You May Still Be Thinking About An Old Flame||Do you still occasionally think about someone special from your past? Do you sometimes wonder 'what if?' even though many years have passed – and each of you has ‘moved on’? Does a special someone still hold a tender place in your heart? If so, you may have experienced ‘love interrupted’ rather than a break-up. This episode is based on the fascinating research on lost love by Dr. Nancy Kalish.||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaking Sense of Infidelity||Relationship and couples counselor, Terri DiMatteo, LPC discusses the hows and whys of infidelity with Dini of Vigilantes Radio on the "Inside The Biz" Series.||4/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInfidelity Explained||A conversation with relationship and couples counselor Terri DiMatteo, LPC and host Shane Birkel, LMFT host of 'The Couple Therapist Couch' on the topic of infidelity.||2/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRomantic Bonding Behaviors||Romantic bonding keeps partners attached to one another, creates stability and helps with emotional regulation. Find out which specific behaviors deepen and strengthen romantic pairs!||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInfidelity as Trauma||Infidelity is so detrimental to a relationship because it strikes at the fundamental need for trust and safety within a romantic bond and places the future of the relationship in jeopardy.||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat is romantic love?||Throughout the life cycle we all need a protective loved one who we can trust and depend upon to respond to us. In childhood these needs are met by the mother. As adults, it is the romantic partner.||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"We never fight"||When it comes to romantic relationships there's something much more detrimental than arguing - and that is not arguing at all! A relationship is lacking intimacy when it has "flatlined".||8/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat constitutes infidelity?||Which behaviors constitute infidelity? Is kissing someone other than your partner infidelity? Is excessive texting or emotional sharing with another infidelity? Is there an identifiable line?||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInfidelity & "No Contact" (3)||Affair recovery requires that the relationship between the partner who strayed and the affair partner must fully conclude - but how it's done is tricky business. Part 3||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInfidelity & "No Contact" (2)||Affair recovery requires that the relationship between the partner who strayed and the affair-partner must fully conclude - but how "no contact" is implemented is tricky business. This is Part 2.||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInfidelity & "No Contact" (1)||Affair recovery requires that the relationship between the partner who strayed and the affair-partner must fully conclude - but how "no contact" is implemented is tricky business. This is Part 1.||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy do people have affairs?||Infidelity is a relationship trauma that brings pain and suffering to those directly (and indirectly) involved and puts the future of the relationship at risk. Find out the real reason they occur.||7/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLove Helps Manage Difficult Emotions||Romantic love serves an important purpose and a function. It is designed to help partners regulate their emotions and to serve as a buffer from the stresses and strains of life.||7/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Grip of the Romantic Bond||The concept of romantic bonding is often described as "a strong connection" or "a deep friendship" but in reality the bond is so much deeper, more powerful and of greater significance.||7/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLoveBonds: Intro & Welcome!||LoveBonds is the audio podcast of relationship & couples counselor Terri DiMatteo, LPC of Open Door Therapy in Westfield, New Jersey. The counseling practice focuses on couples care & affair recove...||7/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Unique & Insightful
This podcast offers a unique take on relationships that I haven't heard elsewhere. I learned a lot and will keep listening.
"Love Bonds" gave me a new perspective on relationships. Look forward to more content...
I appreciate that Terri offers an authentic and original perspective upon the challenges and celebrations that we all go through as couples. And you can tell by these podcasts that she brings a caring and skilled attention to all her clients.