When coming to marriage counseling, it’s important to know what to expect and what not to expect. After doing marriage counseling for over 2 decades, I’ve noticed a few things that I can share to help you understand.  Marriage Counseling Is A Place To Talk First, marriage counseling, simply put, is a place to talk…

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How Couples Therapy Can Help You Get “Un-Stuck” If you are in search of couples therapy, odds are you might feel stuck. Maybe you’re stuck in frustrating communication patterns. Or maybe you’re feeling stuck due to unresolved past hurt.  There are many things that can happen in your relationship that can make you feel stuck.…

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Your First Appointment: What to Expect in Marriage Counseling Whether you’ve scheduled that first appointment or you’re still on the fence about getting started, you are probably curious what actually happens in marriage counseling. What will you do in the appointments? Do you need to bring anything? What will you talk about?  Today, you will…

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Begin Appreciation Rituals in Marriage Counseling If you are in search of marriage counseling, you might be struggling to connect with your spouse. Maybe you have drifted apart. Or maybe you have begun to take each other for granted.  No matter your motivations for beginning couples therapy, there are many small things you can do…

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 Arguments in Marriage Counseling If you are considering marriage counseling, you might be unsure of how a marriage therapy appointment works. Maybe you and your spouse are experiencing more conflict than usual. You might wonder if you can (or should) argue in front of your therapist in marriage counseling. Is it better to be on…

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In Couples Therapy, It’s Okay to Need Your Partner Success in couples therapy requires vulnerability. And that can be easier said than done! Especially when it comes to your closest relationship; your partner. Add in the fact that you might feel pressure to be independent and avoid relying on others for support, and you have…

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Becoming More Accessible, Responsive, and Engaged with Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy In your search for a couples therapist, you may have seen mention of EFT or Emotionally Focused Therapy. EFT is a style of therapy that focuses on how you and your partner process and react to emotions in your relationship. It can help you…

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Debunking Marriage Myths: “Marriage Should Be Easy” “When you’re with the right person, marriage will be easy.” “It’ll all come together when you find the one!” “If everything isn’t falling into place, then something must be wrong”. You may have heard similar comments about marriage and relationships throughout your life. And these sentiments are brought…

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 How to Encourage Sincere Change in Couples Therapy In couples therapy, you will work alongside your partner to create genuine changes. As the new year approaches, you might be even more motivated to turn over a new leaf and find ways to improve your bond with your partner.  But, what creates real change? Odds are,…

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Marriage Therapy: Solving vs. Navigating Problems with Your Partner   If you are considering relationship counseling, you’re probably also trying to solve problems in your relationship. Luckily, therapy is the perfect place to work on your most complex challenges and problems. In therapy, you can learn communication and problem solving skills that can be translated to…

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