Couples Counseling & Therapy

Bringing two different, no matter how different, people together in a relationship can inevitably cause stressors and difficulties. It is important to the health and quality of a relationship to seek help when problems arise, and also through that, learn new techniques to handle future struggles. Some common core issues that people to seek couples counseling & therapy are:

Couples Counseling & Therapy
  • Jealousy and individual insecurities
  • Addiction (drugs, alcohol, pornography, gambling, etc)
  • Infidelity and trust issues
  • Financial struggles
  • Parenting style conflicts
  • Lack of Communication or difficulty communicating
  • Sex

Couples can expect to learn and understand how to resolve conflicts in a healthy manner through different skills they learn in sessions, such as,

  • Developing effective communication skills
  • Techniques on how to be assertive without being aggressive
  • Learning how to express one’s needs
  • Learning acceptance and forgiveness
  • Processing and working through unresolved issues
  • A deeper understanding of both individual self and the other partner
  • The ability to address and work through a future crisis
  • Increasing honesty and trust

Goals of couples counseling include, but not limited to,

  • Improved communication skills
  • Addressing the root cause of conflict
  • Creating better understanding of one another
  • Restoring emotional and physical intimacy
  • Decreasing emotional detachment or avoidance
  • Building relationship resilience

The true end game of couples counseling is to not only find solutions and remedies for current and past issues within the relationship, but also to give the tools and knowledge for the couple to utilize in the future. 18 signs your relationship may be in need of couples counseling can be found here.  Find out how we can help you with a free phone or online consultation today.