Dr. Diane Kramer

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY Long Island Marriage Counseling –  Do you know what an extraordinary marriage is? Almost all couples who come to the Long Island Marriage Counseling Center want an extraordinary marriage, once they hear what it is. It is the best of all worlds – you get to be fully yourself […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – Changing Old Patterns Long Island Marriage Counseling – Marriage Counseling usually is for couples. Occasionally though, the story changes. Last week in my office in Huntington, NY, a couple came in to say that their marriage was on the rocks and divorce was imminent. […]

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LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – When the Anger is Intense Long Island Marriage Counseling – Long Island Marriage Counseling Center – If you have similar circumstances, please send me an email using the form to the right or call me. I would love to discuss. Warmly, Diane Dr. Diane […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – Where are your feelings coming from? Long Island Marriage Counseling – Other people, including our spouses, do not cause our feelings. That is right – hard to believe but other people do not make us angry, anxious, frustrated, ashamed, worthless or guilty. What does […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – What is Polarization? Long Island Marriage Counseling – Last week a couple came into the Long Island Marriage Counseling Center who were polarizing each other. This phenomenon happens often. What is marriage polarization? The best way to describe it is by thinking of “the […]

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LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – When Marriage Perceptions are Diametrically Opposite Long Island Marriage Counseling – Recently a couple came into the Long Island Marriage Counseling Center whose perceptions were diametrically opposed. They wanted to stay together for the sake of the child and learn to live with each […]

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LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – Parenting as Part of the Marriage Problem Long Island Marriage Counseling – One of the key issues couples bring to the Marriage Counseling Center is the children. Often there is a divide about how to parent. Usually one of the couple is in favor […]

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LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – Importance of Maintaining Continual Self-Value, No Matter What Long Island Marriage Counseling – Many people come to marriage counseling in pain, complaining about how bad they feel because of their spouse’s behavior. They have not yet learned to take responsibility for their own feelings […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – Marriage and Ego Needs Long Island Marriage Counseling – At the root of many couples’ problems are ego needs, specifically the need to feel good about Self. There are many ways to feel good about Self, some of them healthy that end up benefitting […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – Marriage and Ego Needs Long Island Marriage Counseling – At the root of many couples’ problems are ego needs, specifically the need to feel good about Self. There are many ways to feel good about Self, some of them healthy that end up benefitting […]

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LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – What Makes a Great Marriage? Long Island Marriage Counseling Center – First of all, great marriages are made, not born. I myself learned to have a great marriage by first changing myself so that I was not dependent on my partner for making me […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – Making a Decision to Leave or Stay Long Island Marriage Counseling Center – Sometimes an individual comes to the Long Island Marriage Counseling Center to talk about staying or leaving the marriage. My response is usually the same – First, let’s get you strong […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – Post-Marriage Counseling Long Island Marriage Counseling Center sometimes sees couples who have already divorced or are in the process of divorcing. Some of these couples want to still try to save their marriage and we dive right in to help them. However, there are […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – Regulating Emotions in a Marriage At the Long Island Marriage Counseling Center, I met with a couple who were at war. He attacked her. She attacked him. I could hardly get a word in edgewise. Once I calmed them down, I began to teach […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Long Island Marriage Counseling – Battle of the Titans At the Long Island Marriage Counseling Center, I interviewed a couple who was engaged in the Battle of the Titans. She attacked him, and then he attacked her and on and on. There specific complaints that drew them to marriage […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Can this marriage be saved through marriage counseling? Today at the LI Marriage Counseling Center at Huntington, NY, a couple came in with vastly different styles. Their marriage was at what I call STAGE 4 Conflict. Very little positive surfaced during the marriage counseling session. Instead they just ranted […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “Why we pick the mates we do… Why do people end up at the LI Marriage Counseling Center at Huntington, NY. While there is no simple answer, there is one common theme. These individuals are suffering from Unmet Childhood Needs that influence many of their patterns of relating, especially […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “When Blame overwhelms the Good in the marriage… I have never met anyone at the LI Marriage Counseling Center at Huntington, NY who wanted their marriage to end from the beginning. Most people who come to the LI Marriage Counseling Center say they loved their spouse at the beginning. […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “When marriage is just a collection of Hot Buttons… What is a Hot Button? It is a trigger that sets off a person’s amygdala, a part of the limbic system in the brain that is the center of a person’s emergency reaction system. This emergency reaction system is called […]

LI Marriage Counseling Center, Huntington, NY “The end of a marriage is a major transition for both parties… A client came in to Marriage Counseling today crying. Today was the day she was to sign her divorce papers. It was finally all done. She had faced finding out her husband had a girlfriend, the sale […]