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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Whether you are looking for Marriage Counseling or you just want to figure out how to relate to others in a more effective way, relationships thrive on the skills that we develop in counseling. From the very beginning of our work together, you begin to communicate in an inherently non-judgmental environment. This opens up a world of external processing that you might never have experienced before. However, the work does not end there.

— Evan Powers, Mental Health Counselor in Loveland, CO

We specialize in couples therapy and relationships.

— Kristina Lujan, Marriage & Family Therapist in Wheat Ridge, CO

I embrace working with couples of all sexual orientations and relationship structures. I firmly value and affirm the unique differences that exist within relationships. I am affirming of kink, consensual non-monogamy, polyamorous, neurodiverse, and LGBTQIA+ relationships.

— Noelle Benach, Counselor in , MD

It's hard when our relationship is not working the way we'd like for it to be. Unfortunately, it's so easy to pulled further and further into the discord when we try our usual ways of "talking about it." I help couples develop a different approach to working through conflict. If each of you are interested in being heard and understood, I can help!

— Nichole Hart, Counselor in Silverthorne, CO

I help couples to practice honest and respectful ways of communicating that result in feelings of togetherness, deep friendship, trust, and passion. Together I help partners to facilitate connection and authentic communication, resolve gridlocked issues, decrease negative conflict, and deepen their emotional and sexual intimacy. I have taken advanced Gottman training and I am listed on their website.

— John Buscher, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Seattle, WA

I have worked with committed partners in all types of family structures. The stage of the relationship and how the family formed is important but do not create barriers to addressing difficulties that arise within these systems. I am firmly grounded in EFT and use attachment styles to help partners understand what unmet needs are affecting their relationships, heal attachment wounds that create difficulty in finding safety with each other, and assist partners in communicating effectively.

— Pamela Hicks, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Nashville, TN

The Gottman Method is an approach to couples therapy that integrates research-based interventions. Those in the relationship work together to disarm conflict, increase intimacy and respect, remove barriers that create a feeling of stagnancy; and create a sense of empathy and understanding within the context of the relationship. Sessions can be in person or virtual.

— Mollie Yocum, Therapist in Pacifica, CA

I specialize in working with interracial and intercultural couples and help you to work through the challenges that come up in your relationship. My background in studying culture and living on 3 continents as well as specialized evidenced based training to help couples makes me equipped to help you work through the issues that lots of couples have and understand the cultural nuances that sometimes cause conflict that I can help you navigate through to build a stronger healthier relationship.

— Joann Ikeh, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Los Angeles, CA

Deficits occur in all relationships; we aren't taught how to navigate through them and negotiate so that essential needs are considered, communicated and honored. Instead, we create relationships like the models we grew up with. We tend to have poor communication tools and get into toxic cycles and end up resentful, angry, scared, hopeless, passionless, and acting out (affairs, food, addiction, shopping, video games, porn, etc) or acting in (anxiety, depression). There is another option!

— Laura Carr, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in San Diego, CA

We are wired for connection. When we feel disconnected from ourselves or our partners, life can feel complicated and messy. We take on the emotions of others and begin to lose our sense of self in the relationship. If you are finding it difficult to communicate your own needs and wants in your relationship, talking through things can help! Therapy can offer tools to create and maintain healthy intimacy and boundaries in relationships.

— Christina Rogers, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in St. Petersburg, FL

I hold a master's degree in Marriage, Couples, and Family Therapy. This degree included training in couples therapy, family systems, family development, polyamory and other relationship structures.

— Kelsey Miller, Marriage and Family Therapist Associate

Psychology Beverly Hills has extensive experience using therapies proven to help people build and maintain healthy relationships. Dr. Kharazi may recommend forms of psychotherapy such as mentalization-based therapy (MBT) or cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).These therapeutic approaches use different techniques to uncover past experiences, help you learn to communicate, and teach you how to regulate your emotions and change the thoughts and behaviors that negatively affect relationships.

— Payam Kharazi, Psychologist in Beverly Hills, CA

I have worked with couples on various issues. Some issues include infidelity, premarital, lack of connection, and conflict with in-laws. I approach every couple as a unique case and strive to reach the goals set forth.

— Loren Schouest, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in Birmingham, AL

With the stress and pace of modern life, cultivating and maintaining a healthy relationship takes intentional work on both sides. Dennis Smith, CPC-I, at Adonai Counseling & Consulting, PLLC, in Las Vegas, Nevada, specializes in relationship counseling. Known for his ability to stay neutral, Dennis provides marriage counseling, couples counseling, and friendship counseling. Call the office or book an appointment online to get started. In-person and telehealth appointments are available.

— Dennis Patrick Smith, Licensed Professional Counselor Intern in Las Vegas, NV

Outside of the gay community, it's often assumed that gay men have an easy time finding partners and developing relationships. However, this isn't always the case, especially for gay men over 50. In a recent survey, nearly half of respondents said they had difficulty finding potential partners, and a similar number reported feeling like they didn't fit in with the gay community.

— Bob Basque, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Relationship and or marital issues are one of the top issues in midlife crisis. Relationship or marital issues include parenting, divorce, blended family, expatriation, unhealthy patterns of communication or boundaries, and retirement. In therapy with me, individuals and couples will learn to communicate and set healthy boundaries in a safe and non-judgemental environment.

— Noelia Leite, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Miami, FL

I believe humans have a base, fundamental need for connection, belonging and safety. The systems we grow up in teach us otherwise, and give us beliefs that defy those needs. We end up viciously pursuing independence at the expense of real connection. I help clients dismantle those practices and embrace new ones that foster the secure, fulfilling relationships we all hunger for in loneliness.

— Matthew LeBauer, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Denver, CO