What to Do When Your Family and Friends Do Not Like Your Partner?

Posted On: November 8, 2019

Interview with the Chicago Tribune November 7, 2019 with Dr. Robyne Howard. Chicago-based psychologist, Dr. Robyne Howard often encounters this issue with couples seeking premarital counseling. “It’s not infrequent that a couple enters therapy because their family isn’t accepting of. . . .

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How to Tell Your New Partner about Your Dysfunctional Family!

Posted On: March 16, 2019

by Robyne F. Howard Psy.D, Owner and Founder of Lakefront Counseling Group, Ltd. One of the questions clients ask when beginning a new romantic relationship is how to tell your new partner about the challenges and traumas in your family. . . .

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Becoming New Parents: What You Need to Know

Posted On: October 20, 2018

by Robyne F. Howard Psy.D, Owner and Founder of Lakefront Counseling Group, Ltd. Is it common for couples to struggle in their relationships or marriage after welcoming a baby? Very common, in fact it is unlikely that a couple will. . . .

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He Had the Affair but Why Do I Feel So Stupid?

Posted On: August 14, 2018

Robyne F. Howard Psy.D. Lakefront Counseling Group, Ltd. Finding out that a spouse or significant other had an affair often creates intense feelings of trauma – including rage, resentment, anxiety, chronic “checking” behaviors, (his phones, email, bank statements, social media. . . .

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