Author Archives: Antonia Di Leo

6 Confidence-Boosting Tips to Remember The Next Time You Need to Be More Assertive

With Antonia Di Leo Source: apartmenttherapy.com Standing your ground isn’t always easy. No matter how confident you feel about something, being openly assertive with others when communicating your needs is an entirely different beast. So we called on Antonia Di Leo, licensed therapist and clinical director of Andrea Cornell Family Therapy for advice on how to be more […]

8 Psychological Tricks for Getting Help With Housework (Without Starting a Fight)

With Antonia Di Leo and Shira Etzion Source: apartmenttherapy.com Nothing’s worse than sharing a space with someone who doesn’t carry their weight in housekeeping duties. But what to do when the “dishues” arise and it’s officially time to talk chores with your housemate? We asked Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists Antonia Di Leo and Shira Etzion of Andrea Cornell Marriage […]

5 Things Happy Couples Always Do on Valentine’s Day

With Antonia Di Leo Source: apartmenttherapy.com Whether you’re in a long-term relationship or newly coupled, Valentine’s Day is all about celebrating you and your partner’s unique relationship. And while that can make picking out a good V-Day gift tough sometimes, it also means that there’s a whole day devoted to celebrating all the special things […]

The Difference Between Couples Counseling and Discernment Counseling

Everyone at this point has probably heard of couples counseling and the positive effects it can have on a relationship. However, Discernment Counseling, a new type of couples counseling has a different objective. The objective of Discernment Counseling is for couples on the brink of divorce to make a definitive decision on how to proceed […]

How Paddle Boarding Can Teach Patience and Align Your Chakras

It was a beautiful warm morning on Lake WallenPaupack in Pennsylvania but the lake wasn’t very calm at all. It was a busy Memorial Day weekend and there were people already on their boats and jet ski’s flying around. I didn’t care as I just wanted to be on the water and on my board. As […]

Should You Keep Photos of Your Ex After a Divorce?

With Antonia Di Leo Source: apartmenttherapy.com Breakups are hard. Scratch that. Breakups are awful. Not only are you faced with the grief of the loss of a partner, you’re left with all the mementos of the relationship—photos and other visual reminders—to figure out what to do with. But what to do when the reminders of […]