Wendi Dumbroff speaks on the role repeating cycles have on relationships
Wendi L. Dumbroff, MA, LPC, was recently featured on the ‘Whiskey Sex Talk’ podcast alongside host Romeo Perlman.
Dumbroff addressed how repeating cycles occur between partners, and the impact this has on the relationship. She focused on a model called the vulnerability cycle which illustrates how every dynamic is co-created between people. She also discussed how childhood trauma and experiences inform what triggers us in the present as well as how we cope with those triggers.
According to Dumbroff:
“What triggers us are those buttons that were usually installed early in our life.”
She further explained that we all take our early coping mechanisms, unconsciously, into our adult life, but that what helped us survive in the families we grew up in, is not necessarily useful in our adult relationships.
Wendi shared valuable insight into her approach when addressing these issues. She discussed how she helps individuals to identify when they are experiencing triggers and guides them on responding thoughtfully rather than reacting impulsively in their interactions with their partners.
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About Wendi L. Dumbroff
Wendi L. Dumbroff is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice in Madison, NJ, where she specializes in individual, family, couples, and sex therapy. She is a highly trained couple and sex therapist who provides a safe, non-judgmental, and sex-positive environment.
Dumbroff has extensive experience counseling individuals, families, and couples, around many different matters including; infidelity, lack of communication, depression, anxiety, and all aspects of sexual issues.
Highly intuitive, she honors the perspectives of each person in the room; she deeply believes therapy is a very courageous choice and a key to understanding un-useful patterns, which repeat in relationships.
Additionally, Dumbroff is a certified teacher of mindfulness and meditation which are skills she brings into her therapy practice.
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About Whiskey Sex Talk
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For more information, please contact Wendi Dumbroff at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (973) 937-8651.