Couples & Relationship Therapy

Therapy for Couples

Sheila has specialized training in working with couples and relationships. A commitment to couples therapy can help you and your partner with relationship growth, understanding, and satisfaction. Sheila uses direct and effective treatment methods to help couples move past challenging hurdles. 

 

People choose to do couples therapy for a variety of reasons. Some common reasons to begin couples work might include:

You and your partner have been having the same arguments over and over

One of you has withdrawn from the relationship

There has been a betrayal or infidelity 

Your sex life has changed and one or both of you are unhappy

There are unresolved resentments 

Jealousy has become a problem 

Parenting differences

Problems with in-laws

Past traumas playing a role in the current relationship

The tone and way you are talking to each other

Thinking about opening up the relationship

Wanting to feel closer to one another

Disagreements about finances and spending

Premarital Counseling

Premarital Counseling can be a vital tool to strengthen the foundation of your relationship. Research has shown that premarital counseling can reduce the risk of divorce by 30% and can create a happier and healthier marriage.  Deciding to do premarital counseling can be a positive and enjoyable experience for both you and your partner. 

Premarital Counseling Course- 10 Sessions, $1500

Sheila provides a packaged premarital course for couples, which includes ten sessions that each focus on different topics and exercises. This course targets specific areas of strength and opportunity, offering a structured and educational approach to provide tools that will be invaluable for your marriage. Couples may choose to do counseling after the course to delve deeper into problematic areas. Couples attend together.

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