Therapeutic Couples Counseling

This website is dedicated to good mental health. My specialty is couples therapy, but I also work with individuals. I have a small, private practice, and I use/teach strategies to strengthen relationships.

couples and individuals

Operating as usual

Pause At The Threshold aka Having Gratitude - Therapeutic Counseling 02/07/2021

Pause At The Threshold aka Having Gratitude - Therapeutic Counseling

New episode! Hope you will listen and share!

Pause At The Threshold aka Having Gratitude - Therapeutic Counseling Building positivity in your relationships and day with gratitude. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:



What’s standing in your way of being your best? 06/16/2020

Why Am I Here? What Is My Purpose?

Please listen and share! xoxo Listen to this episode from Therapeutic Counseling on Spotify. A closer look at racism and privilege and active listening. --- Send in a voice message: 02/24/2020

Keeping On The Sunny Side of Life With Your Partner by Therapeutic Counseling • A podcast on Anchor

Thank you SO much for being a listener! Please share this podcast with others!!! Let me hear from you on ideas for future topics!!! xoxoxo Maintaining a positive perspective in our closest relationships.


Safe Conversations

Great advice!

Happy Valentine's Day ❤️ Practice these 10 tips from Harville & Helen for a great marriage!
#valentinesday #relationships #connection 02/04/2020

If You Can See The Good In Me, Well I Guess I’m Not All Bad. by Therapeutic Counseling • A podcast on Anchor

Seeing The Good In Others is the newest episode. Thanks for listening & sharing! Seeing the good in others is a simple method to increase happiness and a positive feeling in your daily life.



Plenty of people put off going to therapy or try to ignore symptoms because mental health is often easier to brush off as not urgent. But if you wait until things get really bad, the harder it will be to address.

Here are four tips to help you make that first appointment: 01/21/2020

You’re The Reason Our Kids Are Ugly AKA Using A Soft Start Up In Conflict. - Therapeutic Counseling

New episode! Using a soft start up on conflict! Learning the skills of conflict in a partnership. --- Send in a voice message:


Sooooooooo true!

f you pretend to always “have your life together” you are doing a big disservice to others but more importantly to yourself.
Being in alignment with the truth of who you are is the greatest gift you can offer.
Here’s the caveat, please only share the details with the people in your life who love you unconditionally and support you and your life completely.
This is why living an authentic life is called the “razor’s edge.”
Life is calling you to live with integrity and Truth by being yourself, without needing to speak your personal circumstances out loud to everyone. ~xoxo Michelle & Barb 01/14/2020

I Want To Connect With You! by Therapeutic Counseling • A podcast on Anchor

Have a closer emotional connection. Please listen and share!!! Thank you 🙏 Continuing with discussing couples therapy topics. Today's topic is emotional connection and the importance emotionally connecting is for the longevity of the partnership. 12/26/2019

Alcohol & Your Mental Health - Therapeutic Counseling

Hope you will listen and share! Thank you! Educating on the effects of alcohol and your mental and physical health. Remember: you don’t need no stinkin’ drinkin’!!!! --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

[12/17/19]   Part 2 of Just Calm Yourself Down! Hope you’ll listen and share this episode of ways to deal with anxiety! 🙏🙏 12/15/2019

Everyone Around You is Grieving. Go Easy.

So true! The day my father died, I was at the grocery store buying bananas. I remember thinking to myself, “This is insane. Your dad just died. Why the hell are you buying bananas?” But we needed bananas. We’d be waking up for breakfast tomorrow morning, and there wouldn’t be any bananas—so there I... 12/10/2019

Just Calm Yourself Down! - Therapeutic Counseling

Here’s my newest episode! Thank you for listening! 💜 Techniques to quickly calm yourself when anxious. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast: 12/02/2019

Shifting To The Positive - Therapeutic Counseling

A new episode! Thank you for listening! Learning ways to change negative thought patterns. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast: 11/26/2019

When Life Gets Low-Go High!

Thank you for listening! xo Coping skills to help with bad moods. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:


BBC Radio 4

No one wants to be an addict.

“Addiction is not a choice anybody makes. It’s a response to emotional pain.” - Dr Gabor Mate

Do we need to rethink addiction? 11/19/2019

Life Falls Apart

My newest podcast episode. You can find it on Spotify and Apple and other platforms. Thank you. This podcast episode is about dealing with physical sickness or psychological illness, and had to wade through our feelings. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast: 11/14/2019

An Attitude of Gratitude by Therapeutic Counseling • A podcast on Anchor

Thank you for listening! 🙏🙏 Teaching our children a deeper sense of gratitude 11/11/2019

Healthy Boundaries Tips and education on developing healthy boundaries. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast: 11/11/2019

Curb Your Anxiety Tips on dealing with anxiety. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:


One Big Happy Home - Ryan and Kayla North 11/04/2019

Kindness IS Sexy!!

Monday kindness is the best!!!
#NowPlaying Today’s podcast them is how kindness improves our mental health. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast: 11/01/2019

10 Ways We Block Our Health & Happiness

The latest episode can be found on Spotify or Thank you for listening! Research based ways we block our lives becoming healthier and happier. --- Send in a voice message: 10/31/2019

Counting Sheep! I Need Sleep!

My latest episode on getting better sleep. Learning to resolve issues with insomnia and sleep hygiene. --- Send in a voice message: 10/29/2019


I’ve gotten on the podcast kick! Hope you will listen and follow on Spotify. The first minute is an ad. Content will follow. Discussion of the 5 Core Symptoms of Codependency (from FACING CODEPENDENCE by Pia Mellody) --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.


Empaths, Old Souls & Introverts


I agree...


The Gottman Institute


Self-care is essential for all empathic people. When you mindfully and lovingly practice it each day, your sensitivities will flourish.

Here are some tips for how you can re-center yourself when overwhelmed or emotionally triggered:


The Gottman Institute

It’s ok to tell the truth! 🤞

In one study, an overwhelming 93% of psychotherapy clients admitted to telling at least one lie in therapy, while 6% lied about over 20 of the 58 topics.


#30 is a tough one for me...

30 habits for happiness


Will Bowen


The Best Brain Possible

"Apple says that iPhone users unlock their phones 80 times a day. Even worse, research firm Dscout found that we tap, type and swipe our smartphones more than 2,600 times a day, on average. The majority of us check in front of our kids, during meetings, while we eat and while we should be sleeping."

#mentalhealth #phone #depression #anxiety #sleep #health


The Gottman Institute

Whether your problems are big or small, one of these books might help you find your way back to happiness.


Psychology Today

No relationship can survive long-term without these fundamentals. Do you and your partner have what it takes?

Counseling, It’s A Good Thing!

My practice focuses on couples and adult individuals dealing with difficult life changes and adjustments. I have an office in East Dallas, and I’m also a therapist on staff at LifeWorks Counseling Center in Carrollton, TX. I take most major health care plans for session fees. If you would like further information, you can find a bio of my practice on Psychology Today in the 75206 and 75007 areas in the search. Thank you! Carolyn Smith Moorman, LPC

[email protected] or 214-215-1517

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