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Members of AAMFT and the Association are frequently in the media.

March 2013

March 28, 2013 Fox Business News Eight Secure Jobs Worth Landing
March 21, 2013 Star News Elk River, MN Workshop on suicide to help adults talk to youth
March 20, 2013 Post-Standard Syracuse, NY When does a relationship become bad enough to leave?
March 19, 2013 Fox 25 Boston Answering your Lifestyle Questions
March 13, 2013 CNN Radio Michigan mom's gay adoption heartbreak
March 13, 2013 Nine Tips for Teaching Kids Responsibility
March 12, 2013 WWL Radio New Orleans Stay Together for the Kids?
March 12, 2013 Science News Daily No Scientific Basis for Prohibiting Same Sex Marriage, Key Associations Argue
March 12, 2013 The Recorder (CA) Conversion Therapy May Hinge on Pot Precedent
March 12, 2013 Darien, CT Times Domestic Violence: Make the Call
March 12, 2013 Shelbyville, TN News Premarital Counseling Can Be a Good Investment
March 12, 2013 San Luis Obispo Tribune What to Say at the End
March 12, 2013 Tri County (PA) Register Injury Deals Blow to Family
March 8, 2013 PsychCentral  Family Therapy Helps Children at Risk for Bipolar Disorder
March 5, 2013 A Hidden Reason for Suicidal Thoughts
March 1, 2013 APA News Wise No Scientific Basis for Prohibiting Same Sex Marriage, Key Associations Argue

February 2013
February 28, 2013 Chicago Tribune Kids at Weddings - Pros and Cons
February 26, 2013 Fox 25 TV Boston  Inappropriate Behavior of Child Rapper
February 14, 2013 Vegas TV The View from Above, Women Starting New Careers in Midlife
February 13, 2013 Santa Barbara, CA Independent Online Radio Program Offers Personal Advice
February 12, 2013 Fox TV Boston Weight and Relationships
February 5, 2013 Are Married Men Who Do the Laundry Messing with Their Sex Lives?
February 4, 2013 Woman's Day How to Conquer your 10 Biggest Marriage Fears
February 4, 2013 Men who do wife's chores get less sex, study says
February 4, 2013 Blog Marriage Counseling Is Not BS
February 4, 2013 Morgan County, GA Citizen Smith Speaks on Benefits of Therapy
February 1, 2013 Times-Union Albany, NY Family Counseling

January 2013
January 25, 2013 Yahoo Shine Revenge Videos by Female Artists: Good or Bad for Women?
January 18, 2013 WWL Radio New Orleans Online Relationship - the Manti Te'o Hoax
January 17, 2013 Deseret News Utah Marriage, companionship during midlife raises chance of longer life, study says
January 17, 2013 WNCT-TV Greenville, NC President Obama calls for improvement in mental health care
January 14, 2013 The Recorder Greenfield, MA Pioneering Family Therapist Is Focus of Film
January 9, 2013 Huffington Post The Top Excuses People Make for Their Unhappy Lives
January 9, 2013 Ivanhoe News Love after Loss
January 2, 2013 Boston Globe Practical Tips for a Healthier New Year

December 2012
December 27, 2012 WWJ-TV Detroit Managing Addiction During the Holidays
December 26, 2012 Fox 25 Boston Kids and Night Terrors
December 21, 2012 Fox25 TV Boston Dysfunctional Family Bingo
December 19, 2012 Fox News Doctor Warns Against Labeling Newtown Gunman too Early
December 17, 2012 Westport, CT Hamlet Hub How do we help our children in the wake of the Newtown tragedy?
December 17, 2012 The O'Reilly Factor Talking with your Children about the Newtown, CT Shootings
December 14, 2012 HealthDay Legal Unions including Marriage Boost Mental Health for Gays, Study Finds
December 13, 2012 Chicago Tribune Negotiating a Truce with your Bah Humbug Teen
December 11, 2012 Take the Stress Out of Holiday Guests
December 11, 2012 Atlantic Gay Conversion Therapy Is Not Protected Free Speech
December 10, 2012 Women's Health When Less Romance Is More
December 6, 2012 LGBTQ Nation Federal judge rules CA ban on conversion therapy can go forward
December 4, 2012 College Students: 25 Is Perfect Age for Marriage
December 3, 2012  Good Morning America Leann Rimes Brandi Glanville Feud

November 2012
November 29, 2012 Fox 25 Boston Ask Dr. Karen
November 26, 2012 Louisville, KY Courier Journal Avoid a Family Feud
November 26, 2012 Love after Loss
November 26, 2012 Inforum Fargo, ND North Dakota State U Program Hailed as National Leader
November 21, 2012 WWL Radio New Orleans Stand by your (wo)Man
November 19, 2012 Huffington Post 50 Shades of Divorce
November 16, 2012 Chambersburg (PA) Public Opinion Chambersburg Hospital's Rev. Paul Yeun to serve in Dominican Republic
November 15, 2012 Portland, ME Press Herald Democratic State House Chooses Mark Eves LMFT as Speaker
November 15, 2012 WIBW TV Topeka, KS Brownback Appoints Task Force on Reducing Childhood Poverty
November 14, 2012 FoxNews 25 Boston  Why Do Powerful Men Cheat?
November 12, 2012 KNOE-TV Monroe, LA MFT Students Offer Free Counseling to Vets
November 12, 2012 Women's Radio Healing Your Marriage
November 12, 2012 ABC4 Salt Lake City Blended Families at Holiday Time
November 7, 2012 FoxTV New York  Coping with the Aftermath of Sandy

October 2012
October 30, 2012 Minneapolis Star Tribune Children parented by same sex couples do just fine
October 22, 2012 Fox 25 Boston Ask Dr. Karen
October 22, 2012 What we can learn about relationships from politically divided couples
October 19, 2012 The Others must follow Calif. ban on conversion therapy for minors
October 18, 2012 Glamour Would You Date a Bi-Guy?
October 17, 2012 KVVU-TV Las Vegas "Sister Wives" Family Speaks at UNLV
October 15, 2012 Yahoo Shine Bullied Teen Commits Suicide
October 11, 2012 Boston Herald Bill's Sensible Therapy
October 8, 2012 Boston Herald Bill Expands Marriage, Family Therapy Coverage
October 3, 2012 WWL Radio New Orleans Relationships and Secrets
October 3, 2012 New York Times When Branches Tangle in the Step Family Tree

September 2012
September 27, 2012 Michigan State University News MSU-led projects to help war veterans
September 26, 2012 Ladies' Home Journal I Want to Travel but He Wants Kids
September 26, 2012 Psychology Today The Media Psychology Effect
September 25, 2012 Fort Morgan, CO Journal-Advocate 10 tips for healthy families and relationships
September 24, 2012 Chicago Daily Herald Successful marriage takes combination of optimism, realism
September 20, 2012 Morgan County (GA) Citizen Most Elders Have Regular Contact with Family
September 19, 2012 Huffington Post Women Using the Butterfly Effect to Make a Difference
September 10, 2012 Bangor, ME Daily News I'm perfect. My sister's dumb, fat and lazy. Is there a reason my parents like me better?
September 10, 2012 New American Media California May Ban Sexual Orientation Change Efforts for Youth
September 10, 2012 Fox News Magazine My Adult Children are moving back, now what?
September 4, 2012 News-Star Monroe, LA Book by ULM Professors Drawing Rave Reviews
September 4, 2012 Boston Globe Should we all be Eastwooding to heal mental anguish?
August 2012
August 30, 2012 Jurist California lawmakers approve ban on sexual orientation therapy for minors
August 29, 2012 Scarsdale, NY Patch E-motion: A Blockbuster for Couples
August 28, 2012 Atlanta Black Star When Does your Marriage Need Professional Help?
August 24, 2012 WIS-TV Columbia, SC Empty News is more natural, less pathological
August 24, 2012 Empty Nest Syndrome: "What do I do now?"
August 20, 2012 Smart Money 10 Things your Marriage Counselor Won't Say
August 15, 2012 Memphis Daily News Squelch Those Money Squabbles
August 14, 2012 U.S. News & World Report How to Make Love Last
August 14, 2012 Redefining Yourself After a Breakup
August 14, 2012 Herald News Joliet, IL Witness recounts discovering Savio's body
August 10, 2012 Yahoo Shine 7 Signs You Might Need Marriage Counseling
August 9, 2012 Huffington Post Families Continue to Matter More than You Think
August 6, 2012 Kristen Stewart just one in long line of cheaters
August 6, 2012 Las Vegas Review Journal Couples therapy only works when both are willing
August 2, 2012  WWL Radio New Orleans  Cheating on your Boyfriend

July 2012
July 30, 2012 Fox 25 Boston Dr. Ruskin Answers Viewers' Questions
July 30, 2012 News Wire New School Year Resolutions for Families
July 30, 2012 Orange County (CA) Register Controversy follows effort to ban gay conversion therapy
July 27, 2012 US News and World Report Macho Men Do Worse in Couples where the Woman Earns More
July 27, 2012 ABC 7 TV Denver Siblings Heal Rift Through Therapy
July 26, 2012 Psychology Today The Media Psychology Effect
July 25, 2012 WLNY-TV New York Kids and Anxiety
July 23, 2012 Boston Globe How to talk with children about the Colorado movie theater shooting
July 20, 2012 5 Signs You're a High-Pressure Parent
July 19, 2012 Why Are Tom and Katie Still Carrying Suri like a Baby
July 17, 2012 Deseret News Utah Marital Counseling Helpful, at Right Time, with Right Counselor
July 16, 2012 96.9 Radio Boston Talk to your kids about sex and what wives want in bed
July 16, 2012 The Town Talk Maturity  a benefit of later marriage
July 16, 2012 Westport Hamlet Hub What Is a Marriage and Family Therapist?
July 11, 2012 Chicago Tribune Putting summertime to work
July 10, 2012 Fox 25 Boston Middle School Pregnancy Cliques
July 10, 2012  How Social Media Help Romantic Relationships Thrive
June 2012
June 28, 2012 The Denver Post Boulder Therapist who lost home to fire shares tools on coping
June 28, 2012 Yahoo Shine Why is 50 Shades of Grey Such a Hit with 40+ Women?
June 21, 2012 Yahoo Shine What's Going On with Dottie Sandusky?
June 18, 2012 PR Newswire Bernard Luskin Chosen President-Elect of American Psychological Assn Media Psychology Division
June 18, 2012 Topeka Capital-Journal Dad's Day Advice: Enjoy the Wild Ride
June 13, 2012 Fox News Boston  Blinded by Love
June 13, 2012 Kansas City InfoZine Helping First-Time Dads Experience the Joy of Fatherhood
June 13, 2012 How to come together as a couple during a crisis
June 11, 2012 Las Vegas Sun Couples Need New Definition of Infidelity in Digital Age
June 11, 2012 New York Times Risky Rise of the Good-Grade Pill
June 11, 2012 Fox News Too Sexy too soon
June 8, 2012 ABC News Texas Girl 11, Kills Mother with SUV

May 2012
May 30, 2012 Fox News Is Social Media Having a Negative Impact on your Child?
May 29, 2012 Abilene, TX Reporter-News Family Life: Being a "Bumpaholic" not for Everyone
May 29, 2012 New York Times Just Call It a Pre-nup
May 25, 2012 Discernment Counseling Helps Couples Decide if Divorce Is the Best Option
May 21, 2012 Psychology Today Post Commencement Stress Disorder
May 17, 2012 Fox News Boston Bookie Mom Breaks the Mold
May 15, 2012 Wall Street Journal For a Nation of Whiners, Therapists Try Tough Love
May 14, 2012 Fox Business News Why People Hide Money from their Significant Other
May 14, 2012 Stick with it or Call it Quits
May 10, 2012 Colorado Substance Abuse or Just Having a Good Time? How to Tell
May 8, 2012 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Do step moms get shafted on Mothers Day?
May 8, 2012 Fox News Minneapolis  Divorce breaks natural progression for young kids
May 7, 2012 Omaha World-Herald Overcoming Hurt Feelings
May 7, 2012 Northwest Herald McHenry, IL Single and 50
May 7, 2012 Huffington Post Mothers Day 2012: Why Stepmoms Are Ignored
May 3, 2012 Should we call it quits?
May 2, 2012 The Wall Street Journal Back to Happily Ever After, Part 2
May 1, 2012 U.S. News and World Report Is Couples Therapy Right for You?
May 1, 2012 The Wall Street Journal Back to Happily Ever After

April 2012

April 30, 2012 The News-Star, Monroe, LA 4th District is the state model for change in juvenile system
April 30, 2012 Coshocton, Ohio Tribune Reinforcing Relationships: Simple Gestures Have Long-Term Results
April 25, 2012 Fox News New York Are you in a rocky relationship?
April 24, 2012 Wall Street Journal Calling a Truce in Mother-Daughter Conflict
April 23, 2012 Longmont, CO Times-Call Early Intervention Program Helps Teens with Alcohol, Drug Abuse
April 20, 2012 PBS VA Adds 1,600 Clinicians to Address Backlog
April 16, 2012 Yahoo Shine Canada How to Tell if He's Being Unfaithful
April 12, 2012 The Huntington, MA News Students form dating site that rates photos

April 10, 2012 San Diego Gay & Lesbian News Seven Misconceptions about Therapy

April 6, 2012 Psychology Today The Media Psychology Effect

April 6, 2012 Virtual Strategy Magazine The Evolution of Fatherhood: Changing with the Times

April 6, 2012 iVillage Should You Stay or Should You Go?

April 5, 2012 Hamlet Hub Expressing your Grief

April 3, 2012 The Wall Street Journal When It's Just Another Fight and When It's Over

March 2012

March 30, 2012 USA Today Preventing online infidelity

March 30, 2012 Web Wire Couples Counseling Can Help Build Stronger and Healthier Relationships

March 29, 2012 Real Sex in your Lifetime

March 29, 2012 Daily Kansan Love 'em or lose 'em: Meant to be or not?

March 28, 2012 How to identify a verbally/psychologically abusive relationship

March 26, 2012 Abilene, TX Reporter News Can We Talk? Marriage resources aid communication

March 22, 2012 Hamlet Hub Make Time for Family Gatherings

March 22, 2012 Minnesota Public Radio Is Couples Therapy Effective?

March 20, 2012 Seattle Times Families on front line of soldiers' distress

March 16, 2012 MFT Helps Expectant and New Parents

March 15, 2012 Washington Post CIA's Secrecy Can Take Toll on Marriages

March 9, 2012 AARP Couples Therapy: What If Only One of You Wants to Go?

March 8, 2012 Market Watch AAMFT Signs on with the National Healthcare Career Network

March 7, 2011 KPCC- Radio Los Angeles Does Couples Therapy Work?

March 6, 2012 Wall Street Journal Couples Therapy for One

March 1, 2012 Forbes Why Abandoning your Career Won't Solve your Problems

March 1, 2012 The Anti-Social Network

February 2012

February 14, 2012 Toronto Star Valentine's Day 2012: Love Endures Despite Husband's Memory Loss

February 14, 2012 KELO TV Sioux Falls, SD Love Is in the Air

February 13, 2012 Fox 25 TV, Boston New Hampshire Youth Shoots Self at School

February 13, 2012 Voice of America Relationship Questions

February 9, 2012 WIBC Radio Indianapolis Indiana Ranks 15th for Divorced Residents

February 8, 2012 Christian Post National Marriage Week: What Can Christians Do to Strengthen Their Marriage?

February 7, 2012 Grief from the Patriots' Super Bowl Loss - How to Deal

February 6, 2012 Learning Today's Senior Dating Game

February 2, 2012 South Florida Parenting Divorced couples should make children's well being a priority

February 1, 2012 Winnipeg News and Media Is a Relationship Checkup in Order as Valentine's Day Nears?

January 2012

January 30, 2012 Fox News Meet the Marriage Killer

January 30, 2012 Las Vegas Review-Journal Transition to Retirement can leave people feeling unmoored

January 30, 2012 Journal of Marital and Family Therapy Family Therapy for Drug Abuse Review and Update 2003-2010

January 25, 2012 96.9 Boston Talks Radio Divine Intervention and Dying of a Broken Heart

January 25, 2012 Chicago Tribune Spying in the name of love

January 19, 2012 Virginia Tech News Fred Piercy Named Editor in Chief of Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

January 18, 2012 Kansas City Star What's in a name? New brides are returning to an old custom

January 17, 2012 The Christian Post Is Divorce Deadly?

January 12, 2012 Lexington KY Herald-Leader Therapists May Have to Shut Doors if State Payments Not Made

December 2010

Dec. 6, 2010 Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, WA Can Gay Families Teach Us about Gender Identify?

Dec. 6, 2010 Garden City, NJ Stress in Toddlers

Dec. 8, 2010 Fort Morgan, CO Times Supporting parents of disabled

November 2010

Nov. 17, 2010 KFOR-TV Oklahoma Divorce Detour

Nov. 20, 2010 Knoxville TN Sentinal Letter: Don't Cut Children's Mental Health Funds

Nov. 20, 2010 Pioneer Press Minneapolis Open for Business: Centerlife Counseling

Nov. 29, 2010 Ft. Worth Star-Telegram Few Texas Couples Taking Course to Save Money on (Marriage) License Fee

Nov. 29, 2010 Lakeland, FL Holidays Not the Time to Meet Parents

September 2010

Sept 2, 2010 Mississippi Kids, Divorce and your Crazy Ex

Sept 3, 2010 Newsweek  Couples Counseling Not Just for Married People

Sept 7, 2010 Knoxville News-Sentinel Family Therapist Shares Ideas on Blending Step Families

Sept 7, 2010 Daily News and Analysis Americans Seeking Counseling Before Entering Marriage

Sept 13, 2010 Detroit Free Press Money Equals Power in Marriage

Sept 13, 2010 Psychology Today Overcoming Child Abuse

Sept 16, 2010 Bellingham, WA Herald To Go or Not to Go

Sept 19, 2010 Quad City Times The Marital Bed may be on the way out

August 2010

August 2, 2010 Golf Home World Lusty Ladies at Play - What Can Be Wrong

August 2, 2010 New York Times A New Life on the Outskirts of Splitsville

August 3, 2010 Fox 29 Philadelphia The Social Science of Online Dating

August 2, 2010 Golf Home World Lusty Ladies at Play - What Can Be Wrong

August 17, 2010 Clues Your Man Is Cheating

August 17, 2010 Lexington, KY Herald-Leader Clues Your Man Is Cheating

August 25, 2010 Dallas Morning Herald Herald-Leader BH Carroll Theological Institute Announces MA Counseling Program

August 30, 2010 Naples Embrace Those Who Appear in your Path

August 30, 2010 Las Vegas Review-Journal Economic Worries Taking Toll in Recent Deaths

August 30, 2010 Argus Leader South Dakota Lenient Law Invites Minors to Marry

August 30, 2010 Time Magazine Invisible Wounds: Mental Health and the Military

August 30, 2010 USA Today Thousands Strain Fort Hood Mental Health System

July 2010

July 12, 2010 Winston-Salem NC Journal And They Lived Happily Ever After...Well, Not Quite

July 12, 2010 KFSN-TV Fresno, CA Women Breadwinners

July 12, 2010 The Desert Sun Palm Springs, CA Palm Desert Author in Love with Infidelity

July 15, 2010 AoLNews Bristol and Levi: Making it Work with Counseling?

July 15, 2010 momlogic Courtney Cox: Celeb Moms Need Couples Counseling, Too?

July 16, 2010 Houston Chronicle Hope for Bristol and Levi?

July 19, 2010 Men's Health Could You Ever Behave Like Mel Gibson?

July 21, 2010 Houston Chronicle Gossip: A Tool of the Rank and File in Work Settings

July 21, 2010 What Do Children Worry About?

July 30, 2010 Washington Post Develop a Solid Relationship FoundationPress Room

June 2010

June 3, 2010 Philadelphia Daily News An Inconvenient Marriage

June 3, 2010 Psychology Today Al and Tipper, We Hardly Knew Ye

June 7, 2010 Pain Pal Death from Alcohol Abuse - Not a Pretty Way to Die

June 8, 2010 WNCT-TV Greenville,NC Distracted by Gadgets: Are They Affecting Your Relationship

June 8, 2010 WebMD Your Partner vs Your Pet

June 10, 2010 CNN Is Your Marriage Making you Sick?

June 15, 2009 PRNewswire Release  K-State Expert Says Couples Should Have a Talk About Money Before They Tie the Knot

June 21, 2010 Good Can Gay Families Teach Us about Gender Identify?

June 24, 2010 PR Newswire MFT Helps Parents of Deaf-Blind Triplets

June 28, 2010 Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville) Coping: Men Can Be Tricky to Deal with in Therapy

June 29, 2010 The Wall Street Journal New Therapy for Children/Parents: Attachment Based Family Therapy

June 29, 2010 Washington Post The Marriage Myth Why so many Couples Divorce

June 30, 2010 Time for Big Z to Po

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