Relationship / Marriage Issues

Every relationship comes with its fair share of issues. Navigating the complexities of life together is hard enough, but when you start to feel regularly distressed or hopeless, about your relationship, it may be time to seek professional help. No matter what your issues seem to stem from (disagreements about money, sex, stress, chronic illness, mental illness, infidelity, trust, emotional distance, parenting etc.), if you and your partner are arguing more frequently and experiencing feelings of resentment or contempt, it is likely that there are some underlying problems to address. Because many problems in relationships are a result of communication issues, a qualified mental health therapist can teach you to find new ways of talking to each other to help you find your way back to common ground. Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s relationship and marriage issues experts today.

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It is common in a relationship to experience a time when you and your partner may be in conflict or may be lacking connection. Therapy can support you and your partner by helping to identify needs in the relationships, finding ways to communicate more effectively, and addressing any difficulties with meeting each other’s needs. I specialize in helping couples identifying what is stopping them from communication with each other and help them to learn new ways to reconnect with each other.

— Cierra Fisher, Associate Professional Counselor in Charleston, SC

Whether you are about to take that next big step to become one or you both want to recommit, Couples therapy is a good idea. Be Inspired to build on a solid foundation by working to mastering responses to your significant other's deepest desires, discovering your love languages, mapping out conflict resolutions, planning financial processes, gain tools for effective communication, and more in couples counseling.

— Rosa Footman, Marriage & Family Therapist

Relationships are complex because the individuals within have been shaped by their life experiences. For some relationships this means navigating cultural and/or racial differences that impact how each person sees the world, and how the world sees them. I want to offer a culturally responsive space where talking about those differences and how they impact the relationship can be done in a way that ultimately leads the people in the relationship feeling seen and validated.

— Luisa Bakhoum, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate in Auburn, WA

Couples Counseling may be for you if you are not feeling as fulfilled in your relationship as you would like or you are just starting your life together and want to learn communication skills for a successful relationship. Learn strategies for identifying, communicating and solving problems so you feel satisfied in the relationship. Strengthen, build or regain emotional connection and trust with your partner Explore and change negative patterns that negatively affect your relationship.

— Pamela Price-Lerner, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I am here to help couples through issues in their relationships to come to mutual understanding and empathy. I also offer premarital counseling to help couples prepare for this lifelong commitment by providing a safe space to share and understand each other’s values, needs, and desires for the relationship.

— Alexandra Berard, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

My focus is relationships- all of my training and work focuses on helping couples feel closer and more connected both in the bedroom and outside of it. I have completed Level 1 of Gottman training in addition to EFT and sex therapy work.

— Sarah Newcomer, Marriage & Family Therapist in , OH

Whether you're still trying to find your person, enjoy better experiences hooking up, or wanting to better and build a more sustainable relationship, I can help! Relationships can be crazy-making! Underneath your arguments with your partner(s) are deep attachment needs to trust that they'll still be there for us and love us in moments of anxiety. I have experience in conflict resolution which we can use to rewrite your arguments and find easier ways to communicate your needs.

— Colby Bruner, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Overland Park, KS

I use many approaches to look at relationship issues, including how attachment styles may related to current relationship problems.

— Karla Rennhofer, Clinical Psychologist

I have experience working with couples on relationship and marriage issues. I find it is most important to connect with and learn each partner individually and as a couple. By doing so, I can help each person share their feelings and experiences with their partner.

— Lindsey King, Counselor in Philadelphia, PA

Couples do a dance that is often based on their attachment style, personality, genetics, and life experience.In order for a relationship to improve the dance has to be changed. Recognizing each other’s attachment style and triggers will help the success of your relationship. We will also explore Joel Gottmans’s 4 horseman and your communication style.

— Monica New, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Playa Del Rey, CA

Relationship issues are often seen as indicative that a relationship is not working out. After becoming specialized and learning about attachment, I've come to see them as confirmation that we yearn for connection, but also as an opportunity to identify our wounds getting in the way that need healing. Working with an emotionally focused, trauma knowledgeable therapist can help you and your partner learn how to turn conflict into healing, so that you don't have to heal alone.

— Maritza Plascencia, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Tustin, CA

I work with couples who are experiencing relationship distress, infidelity, adjustments/transitions, difficulties with emotional/physical intimacy, and difficulties managing intense emotions as well as couples seeking relationship enhancement. I deliver couples therapy from an Integrative Behavioral Couples Therapy (IBCT) lens. I also integrate other techniques, such as Gottman and Cognitive Behavioral Couple Therapy, as needed.

— Sala Psychology, Clinical Psychologist in Greenwich, CT

As a licensed marriage and family therapist with more than twenty years of experience working with couples, I bring significant expertise and personal experience to relationship therapy. I have helped clients from all walks of life find greater intimacy, connectedness, and trust in their couples.

— Tania Protsenko, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Long Island, NY

I am a Marriage and Family Therapist trained in family systems theory and couples counseling. I also have specialized knowledge with ethical non-monogamy and sex positivity in relationships.

— Lauren Traitz, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Los Angeles, CA

I work with couples who desire reconnection. Whether you’re navigating a stressful life experiences, like fertility and parenthood, or simply want to reestablish a healthy foundation, couples therapy can be a space to explore your needs as an individual within the relationship.

— Adele Stuckey, Art Therapist in Alexandria, VA

Many clients present with concerns about their relationships. This may include working through a break-up, adjusting to a new intimate relationship, sexual issues, family conflict, reassessment of friendships, challenges with coworkers, and difficulties in parenting. Our staff believe the most important aspect of therapy is the relationship between client and therapist, and this relationship can be transformative as clients work through challenges in their other primary relationships.

— Jolie Avena, Psychologist in New York, NY

My license is in Marriage & Family Therapy which means I am specifically trained and skilled to work on relationships of all configurations. I have strong interests in working with adult clients of childhood alcoholic and/or abusive (emotional, physical, mental, sexual) homes as well as divorce. I have advanced training in Attachment Theory from a Somatic perspective which I find especially effective when working with clients on this topic. I have both personal and professional experience with marriage, open relationships, divorce, conscious uncoupling and the poly lifestyle.

— Vanessa Tate, Marriage & Family Therapist in Denver, CO

I have been helping singles and couples find deeper connection and happiness in their lives for over 20 years. I help couples strengthen their communication skills and find deeper connection, as they work through challenges at various stages of their relationship. I also help singles properly grieve and let go after break-ups, and navigate the dating process.

— Layla Ashley, Marriage & Family Therapist in Valley Village, CA

Issues that arise in relationships inform us about how we relate to others and give us an opportunity to explore where our patterns, traits and behaviors come from. Key components in navigating relational issues are assessing our own emotional depth and tolerance, how to set healthy boundaries and advocate for our own needs, learn effective communications skills, and how to support each other in healthy ways through relational equity and compromise rather than sacrifice and harbored resentment.

— Rodman Walsh, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Redondo Beach, CA