Category Archives: Articles

Straight Parents – and the Gay Child They Love!

October 2nd, 2012 by aamc

Strategies for Keeping Your Family Together When the Gay Child You Loves “Comes-Out”

Dr. Shane is a Blogger for “Psychology Today” Magazine

September 29th, 2012 by aamc

                  Check out Dr. Shane’s Psychology Today Blog

Dr. Shane helps answer the question, “Are you ‘Ready’ to ‘Jump the Broom’?” Ebony, May 2011

September 29th, 2012 by aamc

In this Ebony issue, Dr. Shane helps you and your partner to assess your “Relationship Readiness,” on pages 66 and 69. Also includes an insightful “Relationship Readiness” test you might want to check out. Enjoy!

Dr. Shane talks with Ebony about “Dating Across the Collar Line,” August 2011

September 29th, 2012 by aamc

In this Money and Wealth edition of Ebony Magazine, Dr. Shane discusses what happend when Love meets Class. It’s a great article about “Dating Across the Collar Line.” That’s Collar, not Color, because article is not about dating across racial, but class lines — a.k.a, Socio-Economic Status. Article is on page 61.

Dr. Shane discusses “Open Marriages” with Ebony Magazine, November 2011

September 29th, 2012 by aamc

In this issue of Ebony Dr. Shane discusses “Open Marriages.” If are interested in re-writing the marriage rules (or not) this a great article. (See pg 71 for yours truly.) Enjoy!

Dr. Shane discusses Commitment in Ebony (Dec/Jan 2012)

September 29th, 2012 by aamc

Dr. Shane appears in December’s Ebony with Jennifer Hudson on the cover (OMG. She lost a whole person and looks great…and is truly an inspiration, go Girl) In this article asks the question, “Ready to Commit — or Forcing the Fit.” See page 79 to explore 7 keys to compatibility.

Take the Trick out of Treating This Year: The Skinny on Candy and Your Child’s Teeth.

September 29th, 2012 by aamc

Learn more about the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Halloween Candy. Click to read article.

Parenting Snoop Style? Snoop Lion Smokes Chronic with His Cub.

September 29th, 2012 by aamc

While I find parents who come into my office for therapy generally struggle with making the transition from parent-child to parent-frend, I’m struck by Snoop’s decision — although I note he is widely heralded as an awesome family man…and and I have tremendous respect for his stand on fatherhood. So what do you do when Continue Reading

Interviews and Articles

January 19th, 2010 by aamc

Essence Magazine: Dr. Shane Interviewed about Questions Couples Should Ask Before Tying the Knot XM Radio Interview, “The Power”: Dr. Shane Talks About the State of African American Marriages Click to View The Psychology Today Magazine: ADHD Relationships — 7 Tips to Get the Focus Back on Love! Click to View Washington Post Article: WETZSTEIN: Black Continue Reading

Essence Magazine: Dr. Shane Interviewed about Questions Couples Should Ask Before Tying the Knot

January 19th, 2010 by aamc

To Read Article Click Here  When you’re happy and in love, the last thing you’re thinking about is that you may contribute to the rising divorce rates in the U.S. (about 52% of all marriages end in divorce). Marriage Counseling may help you work out some issues early on and avoid them in the long Continue Reading