Research on Couples Counseling

New research shows that, when couples are seriously considering separation or divorce, doing the work on their relationship through counseling can help most. After 5 years and sincerely focusing on improving their relationship, only 12% actually get a divorce. And, 75% of the couples are now happy or very happy. One of my favorite things […]

What to Do When Children are Angry – It’s Grief and Loss

As with most of us, anger begins with frustration…with  saying, “No!” We care about something, we want something…we don’t want something. COMPLICATED BEREAVEMENT: Most of the children brought to me for help with too much anger are stuck in grief. We call this Complicated Bereavement or an inability to let go of  something in the […]

A first…Ft. Lewis for the Army

My thanks to Col. Rabb of the 113th CSC Combat Stress Control Unit for flying me to Seattle to train his soldiers this week. They head to Afghanistan before the end of the month. I was driven and tended to by Capt. Wilson everywhere I needed to go – a real live officer and gentleman. […]

Live Q & A Broadcasts for Marriage and Counseling Now On You Tube

  Heather Carlile Live from the Red Room Heather Recorded a Live Free Broadcast Every Wednesday at 8:00 to 9:00 P.M. Central Time for 16 months. Q&A with Heather Carlile LIVE Over 60 Hours of Relationship and Life Style Tips You can learn from Heather’s best recorded mentoring at http://youtube.com/heathercarlile For the list of 64 […]

Couple’s Communication Class

Join Me… My Couple’s Communication Classes Four Thursday Evenings – Call for start of the next class: 214-636-5889. 6:30 p.m. ’til 8:00 $497 $297 per Couple for All Four Thursdays. 801 E. Campbell Rd., Suite #152 (Campbell Road at Greenville) Richardson, TX 75081 Do you… • Want to ensure or work on your relationship but […]

My Heartfelt Message to Teenagers: Seek & Explore

Adolescence, the newest research shows, is from 13 to 26+. The first Adulthood begins between 28 and 30. A mother of babies ages 1 and 3 called me this week for marriage counseling. She’s 23. Her husband, 24, called me today to cancel, he refuses – he’s not ready. They’ve been together 7 years, he’s […]

Chill Chops! or How “Downshifts” Enrich My Marriage

I took a week off near St Petersburg, FL after presenting The Enneagram at one of the Yellow Ribbon conferences for the Army before immersing back into my life in Dallas. Small, comfy condo. Reading, writing and working out. So grateful to be typing on Jack’s iPad! Asking for visions and insights for my next […]

Yellow Ribbon Program for the Army to Help Marriages and Families

The last three days I have been one of the Subject Matter Experts for the new Yellow Ribbon reintegration program for soldiers returning from theater and the Families of the Fallen including those murdered at Ft. Hood. Partly, I’m inspired to give my best; partly I am drained by the intensity. Its been wonderful connecting […]

My New Website for Marriage Counseling and Individual Counseling

Welcome to my New Website for both Marriage Counseling and Individual Counseling: heathercarlile.com We’re still working on it, but it’s already packed with lots of useful information about what makes a marriage successful and how individuals can design healthy  lifestyles. As always, I’m happy to chat with you by phone about any of your concerns. […]