As a parent, I often spend time thinking about who my children’s future partners will be.
Will they be respectful and treat them with kindness? Will trust and empathy be at the core of their relationship?
While I won’t have control over their choice of partner, I can model elements of a healthy romantic relationship to help my children build a solid foundation for long-lasting love.
Carrie Roberson Fasola is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at Relationship Restoration in Raleigh and has a Master’s degree from the nationally accredited Marriage and Family Therapy program at East Carolina University. Drawing on over ten years of experience in practice, Carrie joins her clients in seeking relief from the destructive cycles of criticism, defensiveness, stonewalling and contempt to find peace in autonomy and closeness in relationships. Carrie has extensive training in research based approaches, specifically, Emotionally Focused Therapy and Gottman Techniques to help even the most stuck couples find renewed intimacy. An AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, Carrie has a deep understanding of the sexual and power struggles a relationship can face. With an interest in Medical Sex Therapy, Carrie works with sexual dysfunction of all types to bring relief from years of disconnection to one’s body and in the couple’s sexual relationship. She has a special interest in helping couples and individuals navigate through affair recovery and compulsive sexual behaviors to find connection through vulnerability.
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