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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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? [...]

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