Are you struggling to find connection and security in your relationship?
A successful and fulfilling love relationship can bring great joy and provide a secure base from which to pursue career success, friendships and family life. However, achieving happiness in a long-term relationship can be challenging. We can help couples overcome their relationship troubles.
Couples therapy can help you improve and recover your relationship. It's not uncommon for couples to have trouble communicating, feel lonely, or feel disconnected within a marriage or long-term relationship.
Sometimes, as a couple, you can just get stuck. If you are having the same argument over and over, in couples therapy you may be able to break the pattern. Instead of repeating the responses that just make you feel frustrated, you can learn to get along better, to work together more effectively as parents, to trust each other more, and to achieve greater intimacy.
Improve your relationship with couples therapy
Our therapists use techniques to help you understand your partner better and to help you understand yourself. You can each learn to understand your partner's vulnerabilities and emotional needs so that you can be more supportive of each other. In couples counseling, you will work to:
You can learn how to manage challenges and disagreements without a therapist. We can set a therapy plan that meets your needs.
The skills that you learn in therapy, both listening skills and empathy skills, can help you navigate the challenges that life and time present to you.
Learn how to disagree, and how to make your partner feel loved
You can argue and disagree in a respectful and constructive way. You can learn to make room to hear your partner's needs and learn how to express your own needs in a way that your partner can hear.
In therapy, you and your partner can learn practical ways to give and receive love and appreciation. You and your partner can move towards feeling loved, appreciated, and taken care of.
You can gain practical skills that you can apply at home right away to start improving your relationship:
Issues we address include:
Take the first step towards a better relationship
Our therapists offer couples therapy in Chicago, Illinois. Call today or just fill out the contact form and press Submit.