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Romantic Couple

An effective couples therapist can help you resolve or work through major conflicts. Many couples seek our relationship counseling services when there is a specific problem, or when it feels like things just aren’t working as easily as they should. However, you do not need to wait for a crisis to improve or strengthen your relationship. Long term relationships require care and proper maintenance to thrive. Most couples can benefit from some additional tools, insight, or simply the space to focus on their relationship.

All relationships have problems from time to time

There are many common reasons people seek couples counseling including:

  • Major Life Transitions

  • Conflict resolution

  • Parenting Issues

  • Strained trust

  • Substance Abuse and Addiction

  • Infidelity

  • Attachment and family of origin issues

  • Disagreement about finances

  • Sexual difficulties

  • Lack of intimacy

Couple in a Kitchen

Types of Relationship Counseling


There are a variety of effective styles and methods for relationship counseling. These include the Gottman Method, Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy, Attachment-Based Couples Therapy, Family Systems, Imago Relationship Therapy, Psychodynamic Couples Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Most effective therapists have been trained in several of these methods and draw from them to meet the needs of the particular couple.

Every person is unique, and each couple has their own specific characteristics needs, and patterns. Perhaps a couple needs to learn better conflict resolution skills, increase trust, or restore intimacy. At Houston Therapy we pride ourselves on providing individualized treatment based on each couple’s unique needs. We use research-supported and empirically valid techniques to improve relationships. Regardless of your specific issues, our therapists can likely help you deepen your relationship and provide you with the tools you need to continue to face future obstacles together.


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