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Couples Counseling

What Exactly Is Couples Therapy?

Couples therapy is treatment by the same therapist for two persons in a committed relationship coping with relationship problems.

What actually occurs in couples therapy?

If you're in couples therapy, chances are you've experienced a terrible occurrence in your relationship or you just don't get along anymore. Your counselor will assist you in processing feelings such as betrayal, despair, resentment, and fury. Here's what happens during multiple sessions with a relationship therapist.

What Issues Does Couples Counseling Address?

Couples therapy may address one or more of the following issues:

• Substance addiction or abuse
• Adoption or blended family issues
• Anger management
• Anxiety and stress
• Disputes, conflicts, or fighting 
• Communication problems
• Depression 
• Different expectations or desires for the future
• Future planning 
• Infidelity or loyalty concerns 
• Infertility or child-rearing decisions
• Life changes 
• Mental health challenges
• Parenting disagreements
• Relationship building and bonding
• Responsibility disagreements
• Sexual difficulties 
• Unemployment or financial troubles


While couples counselling can not ensure that a relationship will endure, many couples find that 
therapy helps them address challenges and deepen their relationships. Better communication, 
honesty, and trust can be established or grown between intimate partners, which are the basis of 
healthy partnerships.

Couples counselling can also assist to promote emotions of security in the relationship, increase 
positive feelings between partners, empower couples to work with one another, reduce stress, and 
offer the pair with tools to handle future issues together.

• Improve communication and listening skills 
• Address conflicts and resolve disagreements
• Rebuild trust and repair damaged relationships 
• Enhance intimacy and sexual satisfaction
• Develop effective problem-solving and decision-making skills 
• Manage stress and conflicts in the relationship
• Develop positive ties with their partner or family members

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