Some days you would rather be alone.
The same argument keeps happening over and over. Things just aren’t getting better. You aren’t sure if you will ever get on the same page. You’re worried that you might be staying in this relationship for the wrong reasons. You may not even be sure if Couple’s Therapy can help. Silently, you wonder if life would be easier if you were single. You want to feel good about yourself and your relationship. It would be awesome to talk to your partner without arguing every. Single. Time.
You want to enjoy your life.
More importantly, you want to be with your partner because you both choose one another, not because you feel stuck. At Approach Therapy, we help clients narrow in on the core of their relationship issues. Together with your therapist, you will talk about what’s going on and decide what to do about it.
Most importantly, you will be provided with skills to help you and your partner move forward with your lives in a way that makes sense for you both. With 24/7 online scheduling and evening appointment availability, starting couple’s therapy is just a few clicks away.
Frequently Asked Questions
When should we start couple's therapy ?
It is never too early to start couple’s therapy. We encourage couples to consider what they would like to get out of therapy. It is fine it each individual has different goals or hopes for therapy. Talk to your therapist about why you are starting therapy and what you each hope to gain through the experience.
Can you convince my partner to participate in couple's therapy?
The simple answer is no. An ethical couple’s therapist is not going to try to “convince” you or your partner(s) to do anything. Couple’s therapy is usually most successful the individuals in the relationship are willing and active participants in therapy and are willing to be invested in the therapeutic process.
Our relationship isn't that bad. How can we benefit from couple's therapy?
Couple’s therapy can be helpful in many situations. For example, it can help individuals:
- Improve communication
- Navigate challenging situations
- Obtain clarity and perspective when making big decisions
- Identify problems in the relationship that are impacting intimacy, trust, or respect for each partner
In addition, when couples find their different opinions, life experiences, perspectives, and expectations are negatively impacting the relationship, couple’s therapy may be helpful.