Couples counseling brings people who have an intimate relationship into the treatment process to work on issues and increase their connection. This can include family members, business partners and couples. This type of counseling often focuses on the challenges within the relationship such as communicating more effectively, improving trust and mutual respect for each other. Each of us has our own pattern of communicating which may be defined by our upbringing, personality styles and other influences in our lives. Counseling can enhance our relationships by improving listening skills and understanding our partner’s point of view. Relationship counseling sessions can teach you skills to deepen your connection and bond as well as working through a stressful event.
Relationship counseling can help resolve conflict, gain insight and can teach you how to work together as a unit.
Conditions To Treat
People seeking a healthier, closer relationship can benefit from relationship counseling. This type of counseling is used to treat a wide array of conditions including:
"Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home."
Helpful Links For Couples Counseling
- The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy - A professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy.
- AFTA - Offers a unique Annual Conference that addresses personal and professional growth through peer discussion and current research.
- The Family Dynamics - Institute started in 1994 and helps couples grow happier and ensure their children remain happy and stay productive in their development.