Often when a new couple comes in there's what we call the "Drag-er" and the "Drag-ee", meaning there's one member of the couple who is more enthusiastic about couples therapy [...]
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For many people, going to couples’ therapy and realizing its benefits firsthand is satisfying enough. Others, however, are interested in learning the why behind counseling, including why and how certain [...]
In a partnership, addiction affects both people. While undergoing detox or inpatient rehab is an important hurdle to overcome, couples are often left wondering how to move forward in their [...]
Successful completion of addiction treatment is no small feat, and this monumental step towards a lifetime of recovery certainly deserves recognition. Recovery doesn’t end after a rehab, however. For people [...]
Watching a loved one struggle with substance abuse can put anyone through a complex range of challenging emotions. You may feel frustrated, sad, angry, and ultimately, helpless. While it may [...]
Altering How the Relationship is Understood Your therapist can help you identify and break the blame cycle; look at your relationship through a more objective lens. They do this by [...]
Marriage isn’t easy, even for the most compatible individuals. Over the course of a long-term relationship, countless changes take place, and each partner’s needs may evolve as a result. While [...]
For many individuals, the decision to go to couples’ therapy may signal defeat. But in reality, the earlier you decide to go, the better the odds are that your relationship [...]
issues couples' therapy can fix Communication Problems Communication issues are at the foundation of most couples’ challenges, so it’s no surprise that counselors are particularly helpful for tackling [...]
what you will learn in couples' counseling For anyone who may be new to it, couples’ counseling can be daunting. Yet, it’s a step in the right direction, [...]
If you and your partner are experiencing chronic problems, or you're unhappy in the marriage, you could be perfect candidates for couples’ therapy. Plenty of couples explore counseling to overcome [...]
Psychotherapy may sound daunting and vague to anyone who’s never worked with a therapist before. Yet, it simply refers to treatment which uses personal interactions to help a person overcome problems, achieve [...]