Being in an intimate relationship can be one of the most deeply rewarding and fulfilling experiences that life can offer. But when faced with relationship challenges, you and your partner may experience more pain and frustration than joy and closeness.
You know how painful it can be when you and your partner are experiencing:
Not knowing how to handle these types of challenges is not only deeply frustrating, but can also intensify and prolong your relationship problems.
The early phases of a relationship are often joyful, captivating, and harmonious. As your relationship progresses though, it becomes increasingly more important to understand how to support the positive aspects of your relationship as well as how to successfully navigate the challenges.
If you are like many couples, your relationship problems stem from not knowing what does and does not work to support a healthy, fulfilling relationship. The couples counseling that I do helps you and your partner to:
Couples counseling offers an opportunity to explore two important areas of your relationship:
Imagine what your relationship would be like if you and your partner experienced:
Couples counseling provides a safe environment to explore the challenges that you and your partner face. As you develop greater communication skills, start to truly understand (and feel understood by) your partner, and begin to recognize the impact you have on your partner, positive changes can take place and your relationship can transform.
Couples counseling can be a very empowering process that gives you and your partner a sense of command over your relationship and brings back the enjoyment that initially brought you together.
Office located in NW Portland, Oregon. Serving the Portland metro area, including Beaverton, Hillsboro, Lake Oswego, Tigard, West Linn, Milwaukie, Oregon City, Tualatin, Gresham, and Vancouver, WA.