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Dr. Michelle Gannon is a Clinical Psychologist, Relationship Expert and Couples Workshop Leader. She leads Hold Me Tight Workshops for Couples at for ALL Couples with Dr. Sam Jinich, who is also a Clinical Psychologist, Relationship Expert and Couples Workshop Leader.

Dr Gannon has been featured on CBS Early Show, TIME, PEOPLE, Huffington Post, Women's Health, Evening Magazine TV, Ronn Owens Radio Show, San Francisco Chronicle, and many other newspaper, magazine, radio and TV shows.  She loves helping individuals and couples in her San Francisco private practice and works from an Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Attachment Theory perspective.

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Recent Releases

Cherish Your Relationships

Cherish your relationships. When we think of the word "relationship" we often think of our closest, intimate connections with others such as spouse, partner, parent, child, family members and even pets. Yes, I believe we need to deeply adore and cherish those relationships. When is the last time that you told them that you loved and appreciated them? Do you know their language of love, and how they personally prefer to be adored? Some people like physical touch, gifts, quality time, acts of service or words of appreciation. Take the time to learn your loved ones' preferred way to be…

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How Can I Improve My Relationship?

"Why does my relationship with my partner feel like a mother/child relationship? I see this with a number of my friends as well. It's as if our men are insecure or not feeling empowered?? Is there something we women can do (or not do) on our end to remedy this or is it another one of those things that 'will never change'?" ~ Rachel Dear Rachel, We have been asked about the "mother-child relationship" in couples before. Some men report feeling that over time, they do not experience their female partner as sweet, loving, affectionate, and nurturing as she was…

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You deserve to be happy – Take charge of your mood!

By Dr Michelle Gannon - a Psychologist specializing in Relationships, Wellness and Women's Issues. She writes at Dr Michelle Gannon and Marriage Prep 101 I realize that times are tough for many people, yet as an optimistic person I will go out on a limb, and say, “You are responsible for your own happiness. You deserve to be happy… Take charge of your mood”. What does it really mean to be happy? When you think of yourself and your life, are you being the person you want to be? Are you living a life that brings you joy and pleasure?…

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