Mindfulness practices could be a key to reducing stress and improving relationships for couples. A UT researcher is launching a home-based mindfulness intervention aimed at helping low-income couples build healthier and stronger relationships.
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Kristina Gordon, UT professor of psychology and a relationship expert, spoke to NewsTalk 98.7 about what it takes to build or re-build a good relationship.
Michelle Commander, Kristina Gordon, Greg Tardy, and Ben Xue are the College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Appreciation Week honorees for “Going the Extra Mile” in their classrooms.
Kristina Coop Gordon, a UT psychology professor who specializes in the study and treatment of relationship dysfunction, was interviewed by Minnesota Public Radio on whether views on infidelity are changing in relation to the recent hacking of the Ashley Madison website.
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated outstanding faculty with awards in advising, teaching, research, outreach, and service during its annual Winter Convocation last week.
As Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, romantic relationships are on many of our minds. Experts at UT are offering tips to ensure relationships stay healthy and strong. Kristina Gordon, professor of psychology and director of RelationshipRx, a project seeking to make it easier for couples to take good care of their relationship health, says there are some easy steps people can take to build more intimacy and strengthen their relationships on a daily basis.
Kristina Gordon, psychology professor, was interviewed for a lengthy piece entitled “From Promise to Promiscuity” on infidelity in Psychology Today. The national publication spoke to Gordon about her research into the “other woman.”
WBIR profiled a new study underway at UT which seeks to help couples open better lines of communication at any stage of their relationship.The program is free for interested couples. For more information, visit RelationshipRx.utk.edu.
Relationship Rx, a study by Kristina Gordon, associate professor of psychology at UT was highlighted in the Knoxville News Sentinel. The article interviewed a couple who had undergone the check-up.
We receive check-ups for our teeth, eyes, and even our cars—but not for something that is the foundation of most our lives: our romantic relationships. A study by Kristina Gordon, associate professor of psychology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, seeks to determine if periodic check-ups can keep relationships strong and healthy for a lifetime by increasing intimacy, improving communication, and promoting greater acceptance of each partner, among other outcomes.