How does couples counseling help?

Ask a Couples Therapist: What are the three top problems that couples have that lead them to therapy?

 

  1. Communication has become negative and/or ineffective
  2. It feels like the couple is fulfilling the role of roommates rather than spouses
  3. One or both partners are considering infidelity, or an infidelity has occurred

What are the top three goals or resolutions that couples want?

 

  1. To be able to communicate more effectively and resolve conflicts faster and easier
  2. Get that "spark" back; become friends again
  3. Identify future-focused goals to maintain the positive and healthy relationship they both desire

 

 

 

Stephanie Steele, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  Learn more about her and schedule an appointment by visiting her page at www.vistapsych.com .

Stephanie Steele, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  Learn more about her and schedule an appointment by visiting her page at www.vistapsych.com .

Posted on July 31, 2013 .