Couples & Marriage Counselling
What to Expect & How it Works
At Spring Berriman Psychotherapy, we offer couples and marriage counselling to help couples navigate difficult situations and build stronger relationships. We understand that relationships take work and that sometimes it’s hard to communicate you feelings and thoughts with your partner. Our approach is designed to help you learn new ways to communicate and build trust so that you can enjoy a fulfilling and happy relationship. Help is out there, and you don’t need to struggle alone. Click below to book a free 1/2 hour consultation with one of our trained couples therapists.
Couples Therapy & Counselling
Couple therapy, also known as marriage or couples counseling, is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on helping couples improve their relationship. It involves working with a trained therapist or counsellor who specializes in relationship issues. Couples therapy offers several benefits
One of the primary goals of couples therapy is to enhance communication between partners. Therapists can teach couples effective communication techniques, such as active listening and non-defensive communication, which can help resolve conflicts and misunderstandings.
Couples often face conflicts and disagreements in their relationships. Therapy can provide a safe and structured environment where couples can learn and practice conflict resolution skills. This can lead to more productive and less destructive arguments.
Therapy can help partners reconnect emotionally. By addressing issues such as trust, intimacy, and emotional vulnerability, couples can build a stronger and more fulfilling bond.
Couples therapy is not only for addressing problems but can also be used to strengthen a healthy relationship. It can help partners understand each other better, grow together, and enhance their connection.
Better Problem-Solving Skills
Therapy can teach couples effective problem-solving techniques, helping them navigate challenges in a more collaborative and constructive manner.
Couples therapy often involves individual self-reflection, helping each partner understand their own thoughts, emotions, and behaviours within the context of the relationship. This self-awareness can lead to personal growth and positive changes.
Addressing Specific Issues
Couples therapy can be tailored to address specific concerns or issues, such as infidelity, addiction, or financial problems. The therapist can provide guidance and strategies to work through these issues.
Prevention of Future Problems
Even couples in strong relationships can benefit from therapy. It can help identify potential issues early on and provide tools to prevent them from becoming major problems.
Coping with Life Transitions
Major life transitions, such as parenthood, job changes, or relocation, can place stress on a relationship. Couples therapy can help partners adapt to these changes and maintain a healthy connection.
Below you'll find a few helpful blogs with information on different therapy types for couples as well as blogs written by our own therapists. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions or to book a free 1/2 hour consultation with one of our trained couples counsellors. If you're wondering if we're covered by benefits, most private insurance companies now include Registered Psychotherapists as part of their benefits plan. Please reach out for our registration details to confirm coverage.