Relationship Counseling

Relationship counseling tries to improve communication within the relationship while making sure that, when expressing their feelings, those in the relationship are not abusive in any way and do not ridicule each other.

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I provide a collaborate space for people in relationships to work through aspects of their relationships that are no longer working.

— Shayna Harvey, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Valley Village, CA

I have trained in Gottman Therapy, and I do pull from that model; however, my work is predominantly relational, and also solutions-focused. I utilize interventions from many models, and like all the therapy I provide, I tailor interventions and solutions based on the needs and the desires of my clients. People don't fit into boxes neatly; that just isn't the human experience.

— Ming Loong Teo, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Supporting relationships to increase safety and closeness; using attachment theory, the Gottman Method, Somatic, and compassion-based skills.

— Reggie McCloskey, Marriage & Family Therapist in Columbus, OH

I enjoy teaching effective communication skills to people in relationships, so while I can be the one to initially help guide conversations between partners, eventually clients will be able to use the skills on their own. I often work with people in non-monogamous relationships, but those skills can help clients in any relationship format.

— Kristen Weick, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Winter Park, FL

I work with couples who are arguing too much learn how to identify unmet needs and work collaboratively while taking the pain out of communication. Lean how conflict is natural and ways to build partnership that leave you feeling connected and understood.

— Triva A. Ponder, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Beverly Hills, CA

With six years of experience collaborating with a diverse range of therapists, I've developed a deep appreciation for the uniqueness of every couple and individual. This journey has taught me that there's no 'one size fits all' in therapy. Instead, I embrace a variety of relationship approaches, each tailored to meet the specific needs and dynamics of the people I work with. This flexibility allows me to provide truly personalized support, acknowledging distinct journey of each client.

— Marisa Gonzalez, Marriage & Family Therapist in , PA

The frameworks I utilize the most are the Gottman Method and the Developmental Model. I have completed Gottman Level 1 and Level 2 Trainings as well as extensive training in the developmental model. I will also weave in techniques and methods learned from Emotional Focused therapy and Esther Perel’s work when appropriate.

— Elizabeth Bryant, Licensed Professional Counselor in Atlanta, GA

Sharing our life with someone else can be magical and exciting, but it can also be challenging. During relationship counseling, I will work with all parties to give voice and empower them to share their truth respectfully and productively.

— Brianna Hollestelle, Marriage and Family Therapist Associate in Parker, CO

Training in couples, marriage, and family therapy. Working with relationships in the context of group. Working with business and professional relationships

— Donald Jones, Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX

Addressing relationships in therapy can look like couples counseling or individual. Either way we think addressing the relationships in counseling are so important. They often can cause things like depression and anxiety without even knowing. Our approach can address both!

— The Attached Counseling Collective, Licensed Professional Counselor in Marietta, GA

At Relationships For Better, we specialize in the intricacies of both romantic and personal relationships. Our approach is compassionate yet results-driven. Whether you're a couple seeking to strengthen your bond or an individual navigating friendships, we provide tailored strategies to foster open communication and trust, guiding you towards healthier, fulfilling relationships.

— Megan Lundgren, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Monrovia, CA

I have been working as a coach and therapist with non-monogamous/polyamorous groupings since 2009. For relationship sessions, I work with both dyads as well as larger polycules.

— Rebecca Szymborski, Social Worker in New York, NY

I use Prepare/Enrich for premarital counseling and those looking to establish a healthy foundation for their future together.

— Grace Yeh, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Cedar Park, TX

I am trained and have experience working with all types of relationships. Communication work is key to any healthy relationship and in my opinion is the cornerstone of relationship therapy.

— Lacy Isenburg, Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston, TX

If you are experiencing difficulties in your relationship, you are not alone. Millions of couples all over the world go through periods of discontent, stress, anxiety, and more. You may think you are alone, but we want you to know you don’t have to try to manage the strains of your relationship on your own. Therapy can help you find a work-life balance and build a new connection with your partner.

— Grief Recovery Center, Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston, TX