There is nothing as important to our experience of well-being as the quality of our relationships, particularly our primary, intimate connections.

In recent years there have been enormous strides in the practice of couples therapy, many of which are scientifically validated.

As a clinician, teacher and researcher, Dan is committed to couples counseling that is based on clear, explicit conceptualizations of conflict and adult love. These conceptualizations are supported by scientific research on the nature of couples, marital distress, and adult attachment.

Many couples assume that difficult and recurrent conflict in their relationship is a sign that they are incompatible. However, the avoidance of meaningful conflict is often the largest impediment to a more satisfying relationship.