Marriage counseling is often seen as a last resort before divorce. Is this a bad thing? I don’t think so. It’s best that you try couples therapy as soon as you see problems in your relationship (Related Article: Couples Counseling – Why Waiting Can Hurt). Most couples wait too long, even years too long before…

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If you want to learn a marriage counseling tip that can increase your chances of relationship success, here it is. Start dealing with problems outside of yourself differently if you want to do better with problems between yourselves.    As a marriage counselor in Utah, I’ve found that couples often do better when dealing with…

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Marriage counseling can work for empty nesters (Related Article: Marriage Counseling: Does It Work?). Here are some benefits of working on your relationship with your spouse after the children have all left the house.    Reconnect   You might not recognize your spouse after you don’t have to look at the children as much. Reconnecting…

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Meet Claire, Couples Counselor at the Center for Couples and Families in Orem! Claire Wright is originally from Mesa, Arizona. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Family Studies with an emphasis in Human Development from Brigham Young University. Claire is currently receiving her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Utah Valley University and…

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Meet Paige, Couples Counselor at the Center for Couples and Families in Orem! Paige Gifford grew up in sunny San Diego, California. She moved to Utah for college seven years ago and has since then learned to tolerate Utah’s snowy winters. Paige received her bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Family Life. Paige is…

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Meet Laura, Couples Counselor at the Center for Couples and Families in Orem! Laura Davies is originally from Chapel Hill, NC. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Family Studies with an emphasis in Human Development from Brigham Young University and has remained in Utah ever since. Laura is currently receiving her Master’s Degree in Marriage…

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Marriage counseling in Utah has helped many heal their relationships and move them forward. As a marriage and family therapist practicing in Utah County for nearly two decades, I have noticed a few trends of couples who’ make it’ that might be helpful for you to know.    Get In Early And Often   It’s…

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Meet Brian, Couples Counselor at the Center for Couples and Families in Orem! Brian Johnson, from Lindon, Utah, is a licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. He earned his bachelor’s degree in family studies from BYU and his master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) from Dixie State University with an emphasis in working…

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Marriage counseling can often be seen as a punishment. You might see it as an indication that you have failed and need someone to help you fix your problems. Yes, you might need someone to help you fix your relationship, but it isn’t an indication that you have failed. Rather, it’s a sign that you…

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Meet Katherine, Couples Counselor at the Center for Couples and Families in Orem! Katherine Linscott (she/they) is originally from Loveland, Colorado. She received her bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science from Utah Valley University. There, she helped to conduct research about newlywed sex life. Katherine received her master’s degree from Kansas State University, focusing mainly on…

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