About Maigen Pham

Maigen Pham is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern and Certified Sex Therapist-Candidate at Amy Wine Counseling Center in Cypress, TX. She specializes in relationship-related issues and works with adolescents, adults, and couples.

Is Sex Therapy for Me? 5 Answers to Commonly Asked Questions

Every couple struggles with sex at some point in their relationship. Differences in how often you want sex or what type of things you prefer doing can separate partners, leading to feelings of loneliness, a lack of connection, or loss of intimacy. Sex ultimately becomes unsatisfying, or stops altogether. Each couple deals with sexual compatibility [Read more...]

By | 2018-04-10T07:07:45+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Marriage Counseling, Sex Therapy|Comments Off on Is Sex Therapy for Me? 5 Answers to Commonly Asked Questions

Steps to Fighting Fair

Typically, when couples disagree, a calm conversation is all that is needed to find common ground and resolve the situation. After all, contrary to popular belief, it is completely HEALTHY and NORMAL to have disagreements in relationships. In fact, disagreements are necessary in order for you to grow as a couple! But when you or [Read more...]

By | 2018-03-16T12:50:03+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Anger, Marriage Counseling|Comments Off on Steps to Fighting Fair

Restore Intimacy in 4 Steps

  Is your marriage lacking intimacy? Has the affection gone from your relationship? As a marriage therapist, this is one of the primary complaints that has brought many of my clients to my office. Although the first (and most obvious) sign that things have cooled between the two of you is a lack of sex [Read more...]

By | 2018-03-12T09:33:31+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Intimacy, Relationships|Comments Off on Restore Intimacy in 4 Steps

More Love: Building Love Maps

This month’s Love Series will help you with rediscovering love through a fun activity called Love Maps! Celebrating Valentine’s Day “right” is a source of stress for many couples. A deluge of advertisements pours down on us, beginning weeks before the holiday. All of this marketing has made us feel that we suddenly need to [Read more...]

By | 2018-02-14T14:22:20+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Couples Counseling, Growth, LGBTQIA+, Marriage Counseling, Premarital Counseling, Relationships|Comments Off on More Love: Building Love Maps

Fondness and Admiration

Although the holidays are over, we may be still riding the high of a new closeness that developed throughout the season towards our spouse. Whether it’s a grand gesture of taking care of the kids and doing chores around the house, or small tokens like preparing your lunch for you and even listening to you [Read more...]

By | 2018-02-01T22:16:03+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Adult Counseling, Couples Counseling, Family, Growth, Holidays, Marriage Counseling, Premarital Counseling, Relationships|Comments Off on Fondness and Admiration

5 Signs You’re Gonna Make It

As a couple’s therapist, one of the most difficult questions I am asked is “Are we going to make it?”. The beauty of relationships, and the reason this specific area of counseling intrigued me, are the countless variations of dynamics within interpersonal relationships. While relationship patterns – both healthy and unhealthy - exist, every relationship [Read more...]

By | 2018-01-25T16:12:11+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Anxiety, Change, Couples Counseling, Growth, LGBTQIA+, Marriage Counseling, Premarital Counseling, Relationships|Comments Off on 5 Signs You’re Gonna Make It

What Can Christmas Teach Us?

Well folks, ‘tis the season to be jolly! Of course, life is hard, and we may have had our share of troubles throughout the year, but the holidays are a time when we open up our hearts to hope and happiness. That’s the magic of the Christmas holiday; it brings about a change in perspective. [Read more...]

By | 2018-01-25T16:20:35+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Boundaries, Change, Couples Counseling, Family, Growth, Holidays, LGBTQIA+, Marriage Counseling, Premarital Counseling, Relationships, Self-care, Stress|Comments Off on What Can Christmas Teach Us?

Let’s Play a Love Game

The game of love is tough. Two different players, with different strengths and different skill sets. In a relationship, sometimes it can feel like your teammate is your opponent, which makes teamwork close to impossible. The problem with couples who experience this is oftentimes the “I’m right, you’re wrong” mentality. If you want to win [Read more...]

By | 2018-02-01T22:39:11+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Adult Counseling, Anger, Anxiety, Boundaries, Change, Couples Counseling, Depression, Growth, LGBTQIA+, Marriage Counseling, Personality, Relationships, Self-care, Stress|Comments Off on Let’s Play a Love Game

Hurricane Harvey: Recovery Workers, Take a Break

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, one would expect to find our beloved city’s spirit completely broken. Day after day, the news is filled with stories of rescue efforts and neighbors helping neighbors. While the storm has certainly left Houston battered and shaken, it is somehow also bringing out the best in us. My social media feed [Read more...]

By | 2018-02-01T22:56:40+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Adult Counseling, Anxiety, Boundaries, Depression, Grief, Growth, Self-care, Self-Esteem, Stress|Comments Off on Hurricane Harvey: Recovery Workers, Take a Break

Premarital Counseling: Shattering the Stigma

As a therapist, I am well aware of the stigma that comes along with seeking counseling or therapy. I think one reservation about premarital counseling is the fear that if you have to seek counseling before marriage, maybe your relationship is already in trouble. If you’re in love and getting married, shouldn’t it just work out? [Read more...]

By | 2018-02-01T23:02:23+00:00 August 19th, 2017|Adult Counseling, Anxiety, Boundaries, Change, Couples Counseling, Depression, Finances, Growth, LGBTQIA+, Marriage Counseling, Personality, Premarital Counseling, Relationships|Comments Off on Premarital Counseling: Shattering the Stigma