About Sarah Dailey

Sarah is a Licensed Professional Counselor - Intern at Amy Wine Counseling Center. Sarah enjoys working with young clients, teenage clients, adult clients and couples.

Connection Connection: Read All About It!

Individuals have many needs- both physical, emotional, and spiritual. The focus of this series has been taking a dive into the nine different emotional needs. When someone is suffering, we can often take a glance at their emotional needs, and work toward fulfilling those that might not be satisfied. Thankfully there is a way [Read more...]

By |2019-09-18T14:24:06-06:00September 9th, 2019|Adult Counseling|Comments Off on Connection Connection: Read All About It!

Pay Attention To Me…. Also, Give Me Space!

Individuals have many needs- both physical, emotional, and spiritual. The focus of this series has been taking a dive into the nine different emotional needs. When someone is suffering, we can often take a glance at their emotional needs, and work toward fulfilling those that might not be satisfied. Thankfully there is a way [Read more...]

By |2019-09-18T15:39:10-06:00August 22nd, 2019|Adult Counseling, Women's Issues|Comments Off on Pay Attention To Me…. Also, Give Me Space!

You’ve Got This: Fulfilling Your Unsatisfied Emotional Needs

Individuals have many needs- both physical, emotional, and spiritual. The focus of this series will take a quick dive into the nine different emotional needs. When someone is suffering, we can often take a glance at their emotional needs. As a next step, work toward fulfilling those needs that might not be satisfied. Thankfully there [Read more...]

By |2019-09-18T16:38:02-06:00August 7th, 2019|Adult Counseling, Women's Issues|Comments Off on You’ve Got This: Fulfilling Your Unsatisfied Emotional Needs

Physical Needs and Emotional Needs

What is a Pyramid of Needs? Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is typically one of the first things taught in Psychology 101 courses. Have you seen his pyramid of needs before? It starts with physiological needs at the bottom, and at the apex of the pyramid is self-actualization. In between these two ends is the place [Read more...]

By |2019-09-18T16:42:03-06:00July 23rd, 2019|Adult Counseling, Childrens Counseling, Couples Counseling|Comments Off on Physical Needs and Emotional Needs

What do Pulling Weeds and Therapy have in Common?

I like to bring metaphors into therapy. It is often helpful to relate a client's internal emotions to tangible things that are known concretely. My family was pulling weeds in our backyard and I got to thinking. The work of getting rid of the weeds is a lot like tending to ourselves in therapy.  3 [Read more...]

By |2019-09-18T17:01:29-06:00July 3rd, 2019|Adult Counseling|Comments Off on What do Pulling Weeds and Therapy have in Common?

Evaluation in Marital Therapy: Individual Factors

If you are new to this blog, we are following along what Philip J. Guerin, Jr. Leo F. Fay, Susan L. Burden, and Judith Gilbert Kautto wrote about in The Evaluation and Treatment of Marital Conflict. Family system factors, marital dyad factors, and triangle factors that impact marital conflict have been addressed in my [Read more...]

By |2019-09-18T17:20:50-06:00June 10th, 2019|Adult Counseling, Couples Counseling|Comments Off on Evaluation in Marital Therapy: Individual Factors

Evaluation In Marital Therapy: Triangles

Today, we will continue the series on the evaluation and treatment of  marital conflict examining another part of the marital dyad. Triangles, a term coined by Murray Bowen, refers to the idea that a two-person emotional system is unstable. When under stress, partners tend to draw in a third party to stabilize the relationship. Meaning, [Read more...]

By |2019-09-19T11:06:48-06:00May 28th, 2019|Couples Counseling|Comments Off on Evaluation In Marital Therapy: Triangles

Evaluation in Marital Therapy: Marital Dyad Factors

There are all types of factors to collect about the marital dyad. In my next blog of this series, I will go over the areas that the authors of The Evaluation and Treatment of Marital Conflict explain as key to assess when developing a treatment plan.  Emotional Climate To begin, the authors describe an [Read more...]

By |2019-09-19T11:25:48-06:00May 6th, 2019|Adult Counseling, Couples Counseling|Comments Off on Evaluation in Marital Therapy: Marital Dyad Factors

Evaluation In Marital Therapy: Family System Factors

The Evaluation and Treatment of Marital Conflict by Guerin, Fay, Burden, and Kautto discusses the what areas should be assessed when considering the course of treatment in marital counseling. Below are four factors that a therapist might gather information from when they are evaluating the state of your marriage.  Premorbid state of the family/marriage The multigenerational [Read more...]

By |2019-09-19T12:17:21-06:00April 11th, 2019|Adult Counseling, Couples Counseling|Comments Off on Evaluation In Marital Therapy: Family System Factors

Evaluation in Marital Therapy

When couples come in for therapy, they are often reporting all sorts of conflicts they are currently experiencing. As tempting as it is to jump straight into problem solving, sometimes an evaluation of the marital dyad is a better starting point. Taking a closer look at a relationship and the working parts is sometimes needed [Read more...]

By |2019-09-23T14:05:59-06:00March 26th, 2019|Adult Counseling, Couples Counseling|Comments Off on Evaluation in Marital Therapy