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    Couples Counseling

    Relationships can be incredibly fulfilling and rewarding, but they can also be challenging and require a lot of work. When issues arise, it can be difficult to navigate them on your own. That’s where couples counseling can help.

    Couples counseling is a type of therapy that focuses on improving communication and strengthening relationships between partners. It provides a safe space for couples to explore their thoughts and feelings, identify problematic patterns, and work on solutions together.

    Our couples counseling sessions are tailored to meet your unique needs and concerns. We work with couples at any stage of their relationship, whether they’re looking to enhance their connection, navigate a difficult period, or repair a damaged relationship.

    Our approach is grounded in evidence-based practices and is designed to be collaborative and non-judgmental. We work to create a safe, supportive environment where couples can express their thoughts and feelings openly and honestly.

    During our sessions, we will help you and your partner:

    • Improve communication: Communication is a key component of any healthy relationship. We will work with you to identify communication breakdowns and teach you effective communication techniques to enhance your connection.

    • Build trust: Trust is the foundation of any healthy relationship. We will help you and your partner identify trust issues and work together to rebuild trust.

    • Identify and change problematic patterns: Many couples fall into problematic patterns that can be difficult to break. We will help you identify these patterns and work together to create healthier habits.

    • Develop conflict resolution skills: Conflict is a natural part of any relationship. We will teach you effective conflict resolution skills to help you navigate disagreements and reduce tension.

    Our ultimate goal is to help you and your partner develop the skills and tools necessary to build a strong, healthy relationship. We believe that every couple has the potential for a fulfilling and rewarding relationship, and we are committed to helping you achieve it.

    If you’re interested in couples counseling, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have and schedule a session with you and your partner.

    Pre-Marital Counseling

    Are you a newlywed?

    Did you just get engaged?

    Are you and your partner looking to take your relationship to the next level?

    When you’re considering marriage, deciding on your honeymoon or figuring out where you want to live are among the first things you start to plan. Premarital counseling might be last on your list if it’s there at all. While it’s not an engagement topic that’s very fun or romantic, premarital counseling can set your marriage up to succeed and survive long-term, in spite of the odds.

    Premarital counseling can help you and your significant other improve your relationship by helping you develop better communication skills, learn conflict management, uncover your shared core values as well as identify differences that could create future conflict. Working with a therapist, you can discuss expectations with your partner that will help better prepare both of you for marriage.

    So if these sound like you…

    • You and your partner have arguments that don’t get resolved
    • You feel like you’re always the one who has to compromise to keep the peace
    • You’re concerned about how your partner’s financial situation will affect you as a married couple
    • You’re worried about losing affection or having a diminished sex life after marriage
    • You want to find healthier ways to resolve conflict
    • You want to resolve religious or financial differences
    • You want to define your marital roles and expectations

    …Then premarital counseling can be a great benefit to both you and your partner.

    The intimate nature of marriage requires that you talk to your partner about everything, no matter how awkward or uncomfortable. Premarital counseling will help you learn how to be a better listener, and how to make your voice and your needs be heard in a productive and positive manner.

    Premarital counseling will also show you how to handle conflict in your marriage. When you live with someone, you will have arguments ranging from the very mundane to more serious issues. How you argue will be a part of the story of how you are as a couple. Learn how to de-escalate arguments and how to fight fairly, so you don’t cause emotional pain from things you said that you’ll never be able to take back.

    In pre-marital counseling, we will likely bring up topics that you’ve discussed with your partner previously, as well as subjects you hadn’t considered before. This fresh perspective from an objective third party will uncover new details from your partner. This is also an excellent time for us to find unexpected areas where you disagree, and give you the tools to handle possible future conflict.

    Getting married is one of life’s most treasured experiences. Premarital counseling can help you and your partner turn that momentous occasion into a loving, lasting relationship. For guidance and support to strengthen your future marriage, please contact us today so we can schedule an appointment.