Category Archives: Couples Counseling

Find a Good Couples Counseling Therapist

Every relationship has its own ups and downs. If you want to make sure you and your partner have a better chance at saving your relationship, here’s how to find a good therapist you both can work with: Word-of-Mouth Referrals Ask friends and family for referrals, or reach out to marriage officiants and clergy. You […]

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A Couples Counseling Therapist Can Keep Your Marriage Strong

Every marriage goes through peaks and valleys. For some marriages, the difficult times tend to pull the couple together and create a stronger relationship of mutual support and understanding. For other couples, those challenging times become sources of frustration, division and inability to work together. These couples often have longstanding problems with communication and interpersonal […]

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The Three Steps of Your First Couples Counseling Meeting

You have taken the first step to improve your relationship by making that first appointment. Of course you are nervous about what to expect at that first appointment. There are three unique goals at your first meeting. Making the meeting area a safety zone for everyone to be able to talk about their feelings. Getting […]

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5 Benefits of Role Play in Couples Counseling

We all have a learned “dance” with our partner. Both partners adopt a role. One partner takes one step, the other responds with their step and the dance begins. This couple dance starts in the early stages of most relationships. Over time (sometimes not even a very long time) the dance becomes so predisposed to […]

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What is an Empathic Breach? A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words.

 I’m too beautiful to feel your pain.                 Nobody can feel your pain like me.      I can almost feel your pain.      You make me ache in places I never felt before.   Now what are you complaining about!?   How interesting. Tell me more.   This poor kid needs attention. […]

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