Elisabeth’s book, Overcoming Your Parents’ Divorce: Five Steps to a Happy Relationship, a self-help book for adults with divorced parents, was published by New Horizon Press. The book was a Finalist in the 2008 “National Best Book Awards.”
While published in 2008, it was recently reviewed by the Adult Children of Divorce Ministries. For a review of the book at the Suite101.com site, go here. You can also hear Elisabeth discuss her book in a radio interview with Dr. Alvin Augustus Jones.
She has discussed her book on XM Radio’s “Broad Minded” show, on the UK’s Kerrang Radio, and on many other local stations throughout the United States. You can read an interview with Elisabeth and a feature story about the book in Your Tango magazine. You can find an article that she published, based on the book, in Self Help magazine. She has also been quoted in Salon.com.
In October, Elisabeth was interviewed for an article on Headspace.com, the popular meditation site, discussing strategies for raising self-esteem. In September, Elisabeth was quoted in The Washington Post discussing couples who adopt pets together and in Huffington Post about signs that you are in a relationship with an unsuitable partner. She also was interviewed by Cosmopolitan Magazine in Japan about love and intimacy in romantic relationships. In August, Elisabeth was interviewed by Dow Jones for Money-ish to discuss marriages with a significant age difference, and she was interviewed by Huffington Post about the signs that your spouse may be having an emotional affair. In July, she was featured in The Guardian discussing healthy ways to go through a difficult breakup and in the Psychotherapy Networker discussing the importance of respecting clients in therapy. In July, she was also interviewed by the Huffington Post to discuss important topics to address before deciding to marry. In May, Elisabeth was interviewed for an interesting HuffPo story detailing candid reasons women called off their engagements. April, Elisabeth commented for Huffington Post habits of resilience among married couples. In March, she was honored to present at the American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual Meeting. In January, Elisabeth was interviewed by the Huffington Post about things that matter less that you think when it comes to committed relationships and about what couples therapists notice in a first therapy session. In December, Elisabeth was interviewed about qualities that lead to lasting relationships and also about frequent sources of tension for couples during the holiday season. In October, Elisabeth was interviewed about reasons for constant marital conflict.
Elisabeth is frequently interviewed by the Huffington Post on a variety of relational topics such as: common co-parenting challenges divorced parents face, things married men dread hearing from their wives, the signs that you’re not ready to marry, signs that your marriage is worth saving, the signs of a strong and satisfying relationship, ways to find closure in the wake of divorce, difficult but important topics to discuss before committing to marriage, why some women have a pattern of choosing unsuitable partners, common complaints of men in couples therapy, reasons some women develop a pattern of choosing unsuitable partners, candid reasons women called off their engagements, Huffington Post habits of resilience among married couples, things that matter less that you think when it comes to committed relationships, what couples therapists notice in a first therapy session, qualities that lead to lasting relationships, frequent sources of tension for couples during the holiday season and reasons for constant marital conflict.
Elisabeth spoke with W radio, one of the most popular radio stations in Latin America, to discuss internet dating and the psychological components of the common exit strategy of “ghosting”. Elisabeth’s article on the importance of endings is featured in The National Psychologist.
Elisabeth was featured on the NASW website for her article about “ghosting” and Elisabeth was interviewed for an article in Urban Family about how divorce impacts the friends of the divorcing couple. In August, 2015 Elisabeth’s article on divorce was featured in the New Social Worker. In January, 2015, Elisabeth was quoted in the Washington Post Express discussing couples moving in together.
Elisabeth’s article on how viewing certain films in conjunction with therapy can be a catalyst for change was featured on the home page of the Washington Post. A comprehensive, unedited version of this article is posted on YourTango.
Elisabeth appeared on Fox 5 to discuss why breaking up is getting harder to do in Washington. She also appeared on HuffPost Live to discuss parenting and divorce. She was quoted in Redbook Magazine about divorce, and in Fox News Magazine about breakups.
She was also interviewed on WTOP and by Washingtonian Magazine for an article about couples and exercise and Washington Post Express for an articles about breakups cohabitation and moving in together. Elisabeth is a frequently featured blogger on The Huffington Post.
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A Case for Pre-Marital Counseling
Posted April 22, 2014
Developing Feelings for Someone New?
Posted February 3, 2014
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Posted March 12, 2013
Why Dating Is Sometimes Like Dieting
Posted Apr 15, 2013
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Posted January 18, 2013
Break-Up Boot Camp
Posted August 23, 2011
Divorce’s Dirty Little Secret
Posted January 3, 2011
What’s the Secret to Avoiding Divorce?
Posted February 21, 2011
Help: My Spouse Cheated!
Posted November 29, 2011
Elisabeth recently had the exciting opportunity to participate in a panel discussion with relationship experts Esther Perel, Matthew Walters, Dr. Cynthia Chestnut and Lesli Doares. Topics included infidelity, motherhood, marriage, and whether couples who are happily married can benefit from couples therapy. Click on the links to view the conversation.