Dr. Mike discussing pornography and culture, with porn addiction in couples therapy in Atlanta, GA.
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Pornography and Culture with North Point Care: Part 2!

Dr. Mike was interviewed by Ryan Gray for North Point Care on the subject of pornography and culture. While recorded for their care leaders, the video is available on YouTube. Check it out and let us know what you think! Part One Part…
Dr. Mike discussing pornography and culture, with porn addiction in couples therapy in Atlanta, GA.
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Pornography and Culture with North Point Care: Part 1

Dr Mike was interviewed by Ryan Gray for North Point Care on the subject of pornography and culture. While recorded for their care leaders, the video is available on YouTube. Check it out and let us know what you think. Part One Part…
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Trust Bucket – Rebuilding Trust After an Affair

How do you rebuild trust after an affair? A popular image Dr. Mike uses in recovery for many areas of betrayal is his "Trust Bucket". Here he is talking through the image of affair recovery.   A big part of what I work with, are…
Java with Julie Podcast 406 - Every Couple has a Sexual Dance - sexual desire and the heart of sex
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Every Couple has a Sexual Dance – Java with Julie Podcast

"Yesterday I heard an interview with Michael Sytsma on the podcast, Java with Juli, and was blown away. He profoundly explained everything I see to be true of marriage and sex and spoke with such God-given wisdom and authority." (podcast listener) Julie…
FamilyLife Blended Podcast Splash
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Dancing in the Bedroom: When One of You Wants Sex More Than the Other Podcast

Ron Deal, Director of Family Life Blended at FamilyLife, sat down with Dr. Sytsma at a recent conference to discuss sexual desire in marriage. Specifically, they discussed when one bids for sexual connection more than the other. Airing on…

3 Signs You May Be in a Codependent Relationship: From a Relationship Counselor in Georgia

by Sadé Ferrier If you have visited this article, there’s already a chance that something resonated with you in the title. In other words, you already suspect that you and your partner may be in a codependent dynamic. But in a world with…

How Marriage Counseling Can Help Marriages that are not in Crisis: Advice from a marriage counselor in Atlanta, GA

by Sadé Ferrier, LMFT Marriage counseling is often considered to be the last resort, the last-ditch effort to save a relationship that is on its last legs. This perspective may have some believing that counseling doesn’t work, while others…

Advice from an Affair Counselor: 3 Ways You Can Support Your Partner After An Affair

by Dr. Luke Durain 1. Offer Compassion. An affair, or any major breach in trust, causes an emotional wound in the ‘wounded partner.’ Many people describe their feelings of betrayal as similar to symptoms of PTSD and anxiety. “It feels…