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Ben and Jen in Love

Ben and Jen in Love

Figs returns with his third installment of the Who Are You in Love Series. This time, he is joined by couple Ben and Jen and their 4 week old baby in arms. Together they vulnerably open up to the deep and important questions about love.   Is there a moment that stands out for you […]

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Waiting For Ramen

Waiting For Ramen

Figs and Teale are 10 days past their due date, anxiously awaiting the home birth of their second child, Kian. Together they share their vulnerabilities and experiences during this time while also waiting for their favorite San Francisco Friday night treat- Ramen! As couples therapists, they recognize that during times of stress or conflict, people […]

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Figs & Teale PreBirth Part 2

Figs & Teale PreBirth Part 2

Today episode highlights the important and final prebirth check in with Figs and his pregnant wife Teale. As a follow up to their first pre-birth episode (released 5/23/2017), the two sit down together one last time to share and understand each other most vulnerable, lovable parts related to this important event. This time, Figs is […]

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Emotional Bonding Styles

Emotional Bonding Styles

In short, love is an emotional bond. It not optional; it part of our biology, affirms Figs in today episode about Attachment Styles. Have you ever thought about how we are useless when we are born? We can´t do anything for ourselves. Our ability to be emotionally bonded is an essential evolutionary solution to our […]

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Ben Reebs In Love

Ben Reebs In Love

Shame biologically speaking is this momentary message that you have to stop paying attention to what you are paying attention to. – Fiachra Figs´ O´Sullivan   Portland based naturopathic doctor, Ben Reebs, joins Figs as the second guest in the Who Are you in Love series. As a fellow healer, Ben helps his patients restore […]

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Birth Prep with Figs & Teale

Birth Prep with Figs & Teale

Figs sits down with his pregnant wife, Teale (due in 3-5 weeks!) and together they share a special, intimate chat to prepare for the birth of their second child, Kian! Figs asks Teale three questions. These can be applied to any major relationship debate, thought, fear, or issue: What are your longings fears, thoughts, excitements? […]

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Built For Love

Built For Love

Today, Figs goes back to the basics and answers the question what is love? Certified in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (a clinical approach founded by Dr. Sue Johnson), Figs shares the Attachment Theory perspective on this big question. Love is an emotional bond that we all need. Simply put, we are biologically wired for connection. […]

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Marisa Goudy in Love

Marisa Goudy in Love

In hisdebut episode of the Who Are You In Love series, Figs interviews Marisa Goudy. Marisa is a writer, magic maker, and storytelling coach living in the Hudson Valley of New York with her husband and kids. On her experience as a guest on the show, Marisa shared the following: I woke in the middle […]

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The Magic is in the Repair

The Magic is in the Repair

On today episode, Figs welcomes a very special guest, Teale Taxis, aka the better half in Figs´ marriage. Teale is also a San Francisco based Couples Therapist and the mother of their 3 year old daughter. She is due with their 2nd child (a boy) this summer. Together they share their own struggles and moments […]

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Be The One You’ve Been Waiting For

Be The One You’ve Been Waiting For

Relationship expert and couples therapist Figs O’Sullivan gives husbands and wives a resource to feel more connected in their marriage on Empathi with Figs. No matter how strong we are, when it comes to love there is a part of all of us that can feel rejected or ashamed. Figs teaches you how you can […]

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Want to stop fighting and start connecting?

Relationship expert and couples therapist, Figs O’Sullivan, shares his favorite tools and resources every Tuesday on Empathi with Figs. Through stories, self-inquiry and guest interviews, Figs chats about love, marriage and conflict, reminding us that we don´t have take this emotional stuff so seriously all the time.

Licensure

Figs is a LFMT, #79062.

Office

1131 Irving St., San Francisco CA 94122. Show Map