Beth O’Brien, PhD

Beth O’Brien, PhD, licensed psychologist and PACT level 3 couple therapist, has been in private practice for more than 25 years. She assists couples with communication problems, intimacy concerns, and enhancing long-term relationships.

Dr. Beth O'Brien

3 Relationship Mistakes to Avoid (And Solutions for When You Can’t)

Knowing what relationship mistakes to avoid can help you and your partner argue …

Your Nervous System Is at War—How to Negotiate Peace

Your nervous system has a sweet spot. Reach the optimal state of calm arousal an…

Dismantling Your Pandemic Pod

How to Cope When You and Your Quaranteam Part Ways

Secure Attachment for Couples: Think Like Anchors

Want a healthy, thriving relationship? Understanding attachment styles can get y…

Islands, Waves, Anchors: Why Your Attachment Style Matters

How do you attach to others? Discover attachment styles and why they matter. …

Is Shame Keeping Your Partner From Healing?

Shame can prevent us from seeking the help we truly need. “If you are partnered …

We Do: How We-ism Can Make Your Relationship Work

Being “you” and being “us” at the same time (“mwe”) and embracing interdependenc…

5 Ways to Create New Things to Talk About With Your Partner

What to Say When You’ve Run Out of Things to Say

Why Is Your Partner Always Lying to You?

Here are the five things your partner is trying to get you to believe about your…

5 Ways to Resolve Anger in Quarantine

Feeling angry and cagey in lockdown with your partner? Here are 5 methods to (re…

Navigating Sex During Perimenopause

What impact does changing hormones have on your sex drive during perimenopause? …

Growing Apart? How Couples Can Revive Their Emotional Connection

Has your once passionate relationship morphed into a roommate marriage? Try thes…