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Couples Counseling

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Counseling can help couples of all types recognize and resolve conflicts. It allows partners to communicate calmly and make thoughtful decisions about rebuilding their relationship or going their separate ways. Couples counseling is often short-term and typically includes both partners, but sometimes one partner can choose to work with the therapist alone. The specific treatment plan depends on the situation.

Together, we create a safe space for discussion, where old resentments and tensions can be put aside. Each partner can express himself freely and respectfully. The aim is to increase understanding of each other and how to envision the future.

Couples Counseling FAQ

Couples counseling, or marriage therapy, is a type of talk-therapy that helps partners resolve relationship issues and improve their communication and overall relationship satisfaction. The aim is to find solutions together in order to create the best outcome for the couple and each partner.

With online couples therapy, you can attend sessions from the comfort of your own home, office, or even if you are traveling.

Couples therapy may be beneficial if you and your partner are experiencing relationship difficulties, communication problems, or are struggling to resolve conflicts on your own. If you’re unsure if marriage therapy is right for you, you can schedule a consultation with Dr. Elefant-Yanni to discuss your concerns and explore your options.

Dr. Elefant-Yanni, Ph.D., is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist with a strong track record with couples therapy. Her direct approach helps partners bring into the conversation topics they might have shied away from, while she creates a safe space for sharing emotions, resentments, and aspirations.

Research suggests that online couples counseling can be just as effective as in-person sessions. In some cases, couples may feel more comfortable opening up about sensitive topics in an online setting.

Online couples therapy offers the convenience of attending sessions from anywhere, which can be especially helpful for partners with busy schedules or who live far from a counselor’s office. It can also provide a greater sense of privacy for couples who may feel uncomfortable attending in-person sessions.

Online therapy can be a great option for couples who live in different locations, as they can attend sessions together regardless of their physical location.

Couples counseling can help improve communication, build trust, resolve conflicts, and deepen emotional connections. It can also help couples learn effective problem-solving strategies, enhance intimacy, and develop stronger relationships.

Marriage therapy typically involves working with a trained therapist who will help the couple identify and work through their relationship issues. The therapist will listen to both partners and help them develop communication and problem-solving skills to improve their relationship.

Sessions are longer than for personal therapy or counseling. With 80 minutes sessions, each partner has enough time to talk and discuss.

During your first session, the therapist will get to know you and your partner, ask about your relationship history, and discuss your goals for therapy. They may also assess your communication style and any areas of conflict in your relationship.

The frequency of your sessions depends on the couple’s needs and the therapist’s recommendations. Typically, sessions are scheduled once a week or every other week.

The length of marriage therapy depends on the couple’s specific needs and goals, as well as the therapist’s recommendations. Some couples may only need a few sessions to work through a specific issue, while others may benefit from longer-term therapy. On average, couples therapy may last anywhere from a few weeks to several months. Your therapist will work with you to develop a treatment plan that is tailored to your needs and goals.

If one partner doesn’t want to continue therapy, it’s important to respect their decision. However, it may be helpful to discuss your concerns with the therapist and explore alternative options for improving your relationship. Individual therapy for both partners or just one can be a good alternative.

Yes, everything you discuss in marriage therapy is confidential. This means that your therapist cannot share your information or disclose what is discussed during your sessions without your permission unless they are legally required to do so (such as in cases of suspected child abuse, or if a client presents an imminent threat to themselves or others).

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