Clients seeking marital or couple counseling make up another third of my caseload. Relationships enter therapy at many different stages. Generally poor communication styles, depression, anger or outside influences cause loving and caring relationships to splinter.

Therapy attempts to open up communication and address in positive and constructive ways those issues that tear couples apart. Both partners are allowed in the therapy setting to articulate their concerns and feelings to have them heard and validated. Often when couples actually begin to talk about issues rather than fight, they find the problems are not rally difficult to fix. When a couple does not have a clear understanding of the what the real issues are and the process of communication is flawed, almost every problem within a relationship can elevate to the level of fighting. Therapy seeks to help couples identify the real issues and to then communicate more effectively about them.