Couples Counseling FAQs

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Q: What’s the success rate of your Couples Counseling programs?

I use two proven research-based Couple Therapy programs: Emotionally Focused Therapy and Gottman Couple Therapy Method. Research proves these approaches help couples build (or rebuild) the bonds of love and connection. 70-75% of couples move from distress to recovery and approximately 90% show significant improvements. Read more

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Pre-Marital Counseling

WeddingDress GaborFromHungary Morguefile FreeAre you considering pre-marital counseling to get your marriage off to a healthy start? I am happy to help you learn research-based skills so you can become a master of marriage.

Why is pre-marital counseling so important? For marriages that end, half of them occur during the first seven years. Second marriages have an even higher divorce rate than first-time marriages. Third-time marriages have an even higher divorce rate than second-time marriages. You get the picture. The average couples waits six years before seeking marriage counseling. That’s way too long to suffer and let bad habits brew. Bottom line is: when you give yourselves the gift of pre-marital counseling, you will build a strong foundation so you can avoid a lot of potential misery. Read more

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10 Tips to Sustain Emotional Intimacy During a Conflict

Risk, Reach, Request, Respond

Have you ever been stuck in a painful conversation with your partner? You just can’t seem to understand each other? Instead of blaming or withdrawing, use this simple road map to move into a deep emotional connection. Read more

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