– Wendi L. Dumbroff discusses the value of awareness in relationships during the pandemic – 

Wendi L. Dumbroff, MA, LPC, was a recent guest on “The Matter of the Heart” podcast where she was interviewed by Host Carol Olivia Adams. In this episode, Dumbroff spoke about the importance couples should place on self-awareness in the context of their relationship – especially during tough times.

Dumbroff addressed the types of struggles couples may face in the framework of the pandemic such as communication around new issues – for example children doing remote learning and different demands for privacy.

On the topic of body language, according to Dumbroff:

“As a therapist, I have noticed that one of the things we lose through virtual work is a real feeling for the vibe of actually being in the room with other people and feeling more of what’s going on. You can still get a sense through Zoom but we lose a lot in terms of body language…Are they in the same household but in different rooms? Are they sitting on their bed together while they’re Zooming with me? Eye contact between couples can reveal a lot. For example, if one looks away while his or her partner is explaining a disagreement.”

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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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