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  • 00:11

    Couples therapy: becoming parents to the new baby

    in Education

    Even the strongest relationships are strained during the transition to parenthood. Lack of sleep, never-ending housework and new fiscal concerns can lead to profound stress and a decline in marital satisfaction – all of which affect baby’s care. Not surprisingly, 69% of new parents experience conflict, disappointment and hurt feelings. Couples can learn how to prepare for life with their new baby and how to be the best parenting team possible by finding new ways to strengthen their relationship, and foster their baby’s development during this challenging time.


    In her English-speaking counseling practice in Milan, Italy, Karen Rigatti helps couples with relationship issues, parenting of a new baby and culture shock and other challenges faced by expats. As a certified professional counselor,she specializes in working with clients on stress management, anxiety, life transitions (marriage, divorce, new parenthood), work-related conflicts, couples therapy, and cross cultural issues. Her office is centrally located in the Bocconi University area, overlooking Parco Ravizza.


    Karen has made Milan her home since 2008. Originally from the US, she specializes in helping other English-speakers improve their quality of life through professional counseling.


    Originally from Arlington, Virginia, Karen graduated with a degree in Psychology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She transferred to San Francisco and then London, before moving to Milan where she lives with her two daughters who were born here.


    Karen is a member of both the American Counseling Association and AssoCounseling in Italy, holding a Master’s degree in Counseling from the Centro Berne in Milan.


    The best way to connect with Karen is through her website www.KarenRigatti.com or by telephone 349 130 5648

  • 00:15

    Professional Counseling in Milan for Couples, Parents and Expat Culture Shock

    in Education

    In her English-speaking counseling practice in Milan, Italy, Karen Rigatti helps couples with relationship issues, parenting of a new baby and culture shock and other challenges faced by expats. As a certified professional counselor,she specializes in working with clients on stress management, anxiety, life transitions (marriage, divorce, new parenthood), work-related conflicts, couples therapy, and cross cultural issues. Her office is centrally located in the Bocconi University area, overlooking Parco Ravizza.


    Karen has made Milan her home since 2008. Originally from the US, she specializes in helping other English-speakers improve their quality of life through professional counseling.


    Originally from Arlington, Virginia, Karen graduated with a degree in Psychology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She transferred to San Francisco and then London, before moving to Milan where she lives with her two daughters who were born here.


    Prior to opening her counseling practice, she led the European Recruiting team at the London office of international law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and she began her career in mental health as Admissions Director of Behavioral Health at Northern Virginia Doctor’s Hospital.


    Karen is a member of both the American Counseling Association and AssoCounseling in Italy, holding a Master’s degree in Counseling from the Centro Berne in Milan.


    The best way to connect with Karen is through her website www.KarenRigatti.com or by telephone 349 130 5648


     

  • Spiritual Counseling

    in Spirituality

    To discuss relationship, social and spiritual topics in a open forum

  • 00:44

    Couples Counseling

    in Health

    Dr. Fiyah talks about how relationships are our greatest opportunity to grow

  • 00:57

    Christian Married Couples & BDSM

    in Religion

    BDSM is a variety of erotic practices or roleplaying involving bondage, dominance and submission, sadomasochism, and other interpersonal dynamics. Given the wide range of practices, some of which may be engaged in by people who do not consider themselves as practicing BDSM, inclusion in the BDSM community or subculture is usually dependent on self-identification and shared experience. Interest in BDSM can range from one-time experimentation to a lifestyle.                           


    Should Christian married couples experiment, should they be in the lifestyle... Is there a biblical bases to why Christian married couples should not be involved? Is there a social problem. Share this with your friends and join us this Thursday for just one hour... Call in and leave your two cents where it matters.

  • 00:24

    The Fears of Counseling

    in Self Help

    Many people need and want counseling, but not without a handful of fears.  Counseling can be a scary thing. It’s a huge step for people to step into a unfamiliar territory. Know this -- real people go to counseling.


    At some point in life one could say - I’m all messed up - in a sense. Many times the people who really have problems are the ones who don’t think they have any problems – and that’s a problem.


    Putting an end to the needless delay of counseling is key. So let’s address the pros and cons to counseling and how to get started.


    BONUS INTERVIEW:  Kenneth Lord of Disciples of the Christ


    MUSIC SPONOSOR:  TonyWHOA God Box

  • 01:58

    Corrections Counseling - Behavioral Management in Community Corrections

    in Training

    Brought to you by The American Public Safety Training Institute (TAPSTI) www.tapsti.org, this 2 hour session will be reviewing the effectiveness of community-based supervision. Today we have drug courts, gun courts, domestic violence courts, mental health courts, boot camps, intensive supervision, residential treatment, and so on. We really do not have enough research on how effective the supervision is of offenders under different programs. Using Albert Robert's work entitled "Correctional Counseling and Treatment" we will take a look at existing literature on programs and supervision, we will identify different theoretical frameworks for new models for offender supervision, and describe a model of behavioral management for offenderscorrectional counseling and rehabilitation within the prison system that uses engagement, early change, sustained change, and reinforcers over a period of 18 months to give us the end result we hope will be realized - an offender who will not reoffend. 

  • 00:31

    Counseling for Couples

    in Family

    What is the purpose of counseling?
    Who needs to go to counseling?
    When do you go to counseling?
    What will counseling yield?
    What has to happen to be successful in counseling?
    What are some resources that I can use in the meantime while i prepare to attend counseling and convince my mate to go to counseling?

  • 01:47

    Is honesty the best policy for all dating singles or couples? Part 2

    in Romance

    Tonight we are back with part 2 to this show where we will be asking the question, is honesty the best policy when dating or in relationships? We are going deeper tonight. Join us for more conversation....


    So...you may want the truth but can you take it? There are a number of reasons why people refuse to share what they know to be true, especially when you have a need to know.  The question is do we all deserve the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth?  


    Join us tonight on 3479457556 or hangout in the chatroom


     


     


     

  • 00:10

    Managing Holiday Stress by Managing Your Daily Habits

    in Education

    Here we go again...the holidays.  For some, it really is the most wonderful time of the year, but for many of us, it's more of a mixed bag: stress, added expenses, family (with all the good and bad), travel, illness, and yes, the food, fun and general festivities, too.  There's nothing new in being more frazzled at this time of year, but wouldn't it be nice to feel less frazzled?  Whatever your approach to self-care is throughout the rest of the year, the holiday season is when your daily and weekly routines - your habits - are more fragile than ever.  With all the additional demands on our time and the increased number of emotional stressors, we risk letting go of the very things that keep us on a more even keel, leaving us feeling overwhelmed, depleted and having a lot less fun than we'd like. By keeping a few guiding principles in mind, you can be more emotionally prepared to handle the stress of the holidays, and feel like your best self in the meantime.

  • 01:31

    War on Love: Conversation & Insight for Couples

    in Relationships

    Why is it often so Dog-on difficult for couples to stay together, and or rise above the level of settling for toleration of one another? The answer is, RELATIONSHIPS ARE HARD LOL!

    In this country alone more than %50 of all marriages end in divorce and there are many couples who remain together who do not particularly care for one another. Are men and women designed to be capable of fulfillment together in relationships? Sometimes it’s difficult to believe that love is even real any more. Is there a secret war on couples, and if so are there tools and methods of creating safe havens of love and support in the midst of life for love to blossom and flourish?



    This Sunday Joi and I are going to discuss some of the difficulties that couples face through our own journey and hope you’ll call in add your feed back as well. We’re also going to spend great deal of time sharing with you some powerful communication tips and solutions the Creator has blessed us with that have helped us on our journey together as a couple. This shows going to be for everybody, but we're definitely going to focus on effective strategies for building a couples love!

    It’s going to be a hot topic and we look forward to you adding your insights, questions, and experiences to the explosive, transformative, and healing fires that this dynamic conversation will be sure to bring.



    Time to build solutions TOGETHER!