Whether marriage therapy, couples therapy, or relationship counselling, every couple needs something different.
Feeling rejected, frustrated and disengaged? Have you and your partner drifted apart Couples counselling is a start!
Your relationship has changed. Problems and hopelessness now weighed down what was once light and full of joy. You’re unwilling to meet your partner where they’re at. You are no longer on the same page.
You are talking about making progress but getting nowhere on your own.
Some Reasons You May Find Yourself Seeking Marriage Counselling
Suppose you are experiencing one or more of these difficulties. In that case, we strongly recommend you reach out for an initial consultation for relationship therapy in Vancouver. Our therapists can help you to uncover and explore the real issues at play beneath your dissatisfaction.
Instead of arguing, talking around the issues, or simply avoiding each other, you can gain real traction with an expert who will guide you to a more profound resolution.
No relationship is free of these issues, and no relationship is perfect! But our team is here to help you gain clarity and feel connected and confident.
It may be time to involve a Registered Clinical Counsellor. We can help.
In couples counselling, we will dive deeper into the specific things driving you and your partner away from each other and set a plan to fix them by utilizing research-proven skills.
We will help you understand your thoughts, behaviours, and needs and give your relationship the language it needs to express these safely. In addition, we hope to provide you with skills to manage conflict better, reconnect and feel close again, gain a deeper understanding of one another, and get on track to have a realistic and fulfilling partnership you deserve.
Couples counselling allows you to express yourself, feel heard, and learn to listen more effectively. Once you understand the real problems, you and your partner can work with empathy to find mutual solutions. Typically this work increases feelings of love, support and trustworthiness.
You can overcome this chapter in your relationship. It’s time for a healthy relationship.
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Our Vancouver Therapists Are Trained in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
This method helps couples avoid negative patterns they find themselves stuck in by facilitating coping in a new way. This is done by providing clients with an assessment, exercises, treatment, and follow-up.
As you work through your relational conflict in marriage counselling, you will notice:
- Greater insight into the real problems beneath repetitive arguments or tensions.
- Deeper understanding and empathy for your partner’s needs and feelings
- Trust in your partner to listen and hear your message (even when it is difficult)
- Trust yourself to express your needs and emotions in a way that gets heard.
- An increased sense of physical and emotional safety
- A renewed wish for physical and emotional intimacy
- The knowledge that you can work through conflict to strengthen the bond
- A feeling of durability (“If we made it through this, we could make it through future challenges.”)
Our Registered Clinical Counsellors & Canadian Certified Counsellors Who Specialize in Marriage and Relationship Issues. We provide in-person & virtual counselling in Vancouver.
Our Experienced Vancouver Couples Therapists
The sooner you get help, the sooner you’ll be on your way to enjoying a more relaxed, stable and enjoyable life. If you live in Vancouver BC and need counselling services and couples therapy, Call 604-305-0104 to speak to a registered clinical counsellor today.
Frequently Asked Questions
No. In fact, only about half of the couples we see for couples therapy are married. There are all kinds of relationships, and all sorts of reasons for seeking help.
Many insurance plans and benefit plans cover a certain number of sessions for Psychotherapist. It's best to speak with your insurance company to determine how much your insurance covers.
Of course, this is impossible to answer. You can expect your couples therapist to regularly engage the question of how the couples therapy is going and be sure it’s continuing to add value to the relationship. While your therapist may have recommendations, the decision for how long to continue with the couples therapy is up to the team.
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