Couples Counseling

Come together to revive and rebuild your relationship

Couples Counseling

Come together to revive and rebuild your relationship

Have you and your partner been arguing more lately?

Do you feel like you and your significant other just aren’t on the same page?

Are you all wanting different things out of your relationship?

Have recent changes like children or new jobs impacted your relationship?

Do you find yourself wishing you could go back to a specific time when your relationship was good?

It can be absolutely painful and lonely when you feel like the connection between you and your partner has started to dwindle. You know that you love one another, but somewhere in your relationship things started to change. You all don’t spend as much time together, maybe you don’t communicate like you used to, or there’s little to no intimacy anymore.

Every relationship has a honeymoon phase, a period of time when everything is perfect, fun, and romantic. For some this may be 6 months, while for others it could be 2 years. If your partner has any flaws they definitely are not your focus during this time, if you even notice them. But, unfortunately the honeymoon phase comes to an end, and this can cause your relationship to change. While this change doesn’t mean your relationship is coming to an end, it can feel like it because you’re experiencing challenges that you’ve never dealt with before.

All Relationships Experience Highs and Lows

We think it’s safe to say that all relationships eventually have challenges – it’s inevitable. As perfect as you may be for one another, you will experience times of unhappiness, especially once the honeymoon phase ends.This unhappiness can seem stressful and overwhelming when it’s new to your relationship. As a couple, your lows may be that children have taken your focus away from one another, or you’re advancing in your career which has led to misunderstanding about your future, or perhaps your partner has been experiencing anxiety or depression and you’re having to learn how to navigate it as a couple.

One of the biggest things that cause rifts in a relationship is the lack of communication between you and your partner. When you don’t discuss your concerns, your desires, and what’s on your mind it causes a snowball effect. An issue that could’ve been solved with a 10 minute conversation has now turned into a never ending argument and is the root of many other arguments. The tension and frustration that you feel for one another can lead you to feel neglected, unheard, and unseen. When you feel like this you may start to distance yourself and start wondering if you all will even last or if staying in the relationship is worth it. After a long period of feeling these emotions you may even start to contemplate divorce.

The good news is that regardless of how long you may be feeling this way, with Relationship Therapy we can help give you the tools you need to communicate, address your issues, and get your relationship back on track.

Couples Counseling Can Help You Get Back To The Good Times

All couples go through ups and downs and face challenges, and the team at Jenkins-Richardson & Associates have dealt with many of  the issues you could possibly be experiencing. As therapists our job is not to help prove who’s right and who’s wrong, but to make sure that both parties are heard and feel heard. We combine our immense experience along with our passion to see you all succeed to create an approach that is specific to you both. Whether you’re dealing with an issue that happened two weeks ago or has been ongoing for 15 years, it is possible to overcome it and get back to the good times you once experienced.

In our sessions, our therapists will go above and beyond to make sure that each individual has a chance to address their needs, issues, wishes, and desires. It’s important that each of you have the chance to lay everything out on the table so there is nothing left unsaid or unaddressed. We believe one of the most important things you must do in order to be successful is to be open and honest. Once we know which each one of you is feeling, we’ll work to find a balance and create goals that each of you agree you should work towards. We want to help teach you strategies to help you navigate your current issues, but can also be used in the future to prevent things from escalating.

While you are a couple and in a relationship, it’s important to remember that you all are also individuals who are growing and evolving – which is wonderful. But with growth comes change and we want to help make sure that you all know how to grow together so your connection and love for one another doesn’t diminish but gets stronger and better. With the help and support from us, we can help you create that dream relationship you all once had.

But You May Still Have Questions About Relationship Therapy

How long should I wait before considering couples therapy?

There is no set time you should wait before considering couples therapy – in fact you don’t have to even have problems to come in. You can consider couples therapy even when things are going great just to help ensure that it stays that way. On the other hand the moment you feel you want help in your relationship we encourage you to seek it. It doesn’t matter if the problem is a week old or 10 years old, our therapists are here to help you regardless.

What if therapy makes things worse?

If you choose to ignore issues that you’re currently experiencing, things are likely going to get worse. The tension, the arguments, and the stress will only continue to build which will negatively affect your relationship. With Couples Therapy you are giving yourself a chance to address, manage, and overcome what you all are going through.

I want to give therapy a chance, but I  heard it can be expensive?

Well, first it’s important that you think of couples counseling as an investment. It’s an investment in creating a healthy and happy relationship that you hope will last forever. The good news is, we accept most major insurance and if you don’t have insurance we will work with you to create an affordable plan.

Do you accept my insurance?

Please contact our office to learn if we accept your insurance.

You Can Get Your Relationship Back

If you would like to schedule a consultation or discuss any questions or concerns you may have about couples counseling, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

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