In even the strongest of relationships, conflict cannot always be avoided. Each of us is a unique person with a unique set of communication and conflict management skills. However, learning have to navigate these differences and preferences is essential to having a successful and healthy union. Many have turned to various couples therapy techniques as a […]
Solution Focused Therapy for Couples
Solution-Focused Therapy was developed in in Milwaukee, Wisconsin the late 1970’s and is a successful tool for helping those in individual therapy, family therapy, or couples therapy. As the name indicates, Solution-Focused Therapy is goal-oriented, and focuses on achieving solutions to the problems that clients are experiencing. Because the primary focus of this style of […]
Recommended Reading for Saving Your Marriage
While the overwhelming majority of couples enter into marriage wanting it to last a lifetime, there are times when relationships can weaken and two individuals can begin to drift apart. The reasons for a failing marriage can be numerous, but fortunately there are also a large number of self-help books that can offer insight into […]
How to Find a Therapist: What You Need to Know
If you’ve been experiencing difficulties with your marriage and are looking to find a therapist, it may feel like an overwhelming task. With so many different kinds of therapists and approaches (not to mention regulations imposed by your health insurance provider) it can be difficult to know where to begin. However, it’s important to take […]
What is emotionally focused couples therapy?
Emotionally focused couples therapy (EFT) is a short term, structured approach to couples therapy. EFT began its use as a treatment practice in the 1980’s and has been refined and further developed to be used with families and individuals. Over the past 30 years, a significant body of research showing the effectiveness of EFT now […]
Tips for Making Your Marriage Work
If you are concerned about the strength of your marriage, you are not alone. With more than 50% of first marriages, and 60% of second marriages, ending in divorce, couples have every reason to wonder if their relationship will become part of the statistics. While there are many reasons why marriages fail, there is one […]
Counselors in Northern Colorado
Seeking support from a counselor or therapist can be very helpful for households experiencing divorce or marital separation. As you begin your search, keep in mind that there are many kinds of medical and mental health professionals that can provide counseling services. Designations such as marriage or family counselors, social workers, psychologists, psychotherapists, and mental […]
Is Couples Therapy Right For Me?
Are you and your spouse or partner thinking about couples therapy as a way to help or enhance your existing relationship? Congratulations! Seeking outside assistance to improve and strengthen interpersonal relationships can be very beneficial to both of you in terms of your long-term happiness and health. If you’re wondering if couples therapy is the […]