Communication is the most common reason why couples seek therapy. We help couples improve their communication by teaching active listening techniques and how to break destructive patterns of communication that may not be noticed.
Conflict and/or tension within the relationship are among other reasons couples seek counseling. The reasons for conflict and/or tension can be numerous, the most common areas are:
In marital or relationship counseling, We work to assess the connection between both individuals and develop a plan of treatment best suited to their needs. During the first session, the couple will have a joint session to discuss goals, agendas, and expectations. Typically, the following sessions are individual to gain a deeper understanding of each person’s history, relational needs and concerns. After working through individual needs, we will return to joint sessions to integrate the needs of both into a positive relationship. The therapist and couple will work together to create solutions to these issues.