Couples and Relationship Counseling in Grand Rapids

at Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids

Couples Counseling usually involves two people involved in a romantic relationship or partnership and is a type of therapy conducted by a licensed professional counselor (or Psychotherapist). In couples and relationship counseling in Grand Rapids, the goal is often to resolve conflict, gain insight, improve satisfaction, and even negotiate difficult issues such as financial problems, grief/loss, sex, parenting, and more. Therapists use a variety of techniques and interventions to help couples overcome conflicts and strengthen their relationship as a whole, or to work on amicable communication and negotiation.

Couples Counseling may include, but is not limited to these elements:

  1. Focusing the therapy on a specific conflict (e.g. jealousy, infidelity, sexual issues, addiction, parenting, etc.).
  2. Working on a holistic way of improving the relationship as a whole.
  3. Focusing on realistic and quick solutions to help the couple out of a crisis.
  4. Working on clear and fair objectives agreed upon by both members of the couple.
  5. Education and Practice on new ways of communicating and relating
  6. Increasing intimacy between two people (e.g. Communication, Friendship, Sexual, etc.)
  7. Establishing a clear path for the couple to repair intimacy and restore closeness.
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How couple's counseling can help

Couples and relationship counseling in Grand Rapids can help any and all types of intimate relationships regardless of relationship status or sexual orientation. Couples therapists work to on the goals set by the members of the couple and have great skills in strengthening relationships and help people to better understand one another. In addition, some people prefer to engage in premarital counseling that works with couples before marriage to work out differences and to have a stronger bond before becoming married.

Couples Counseling is useful for any couples experiencing communication issues, differences regarding children and blended family situations, as well as situations that involve anger, arguments, substance abuse and infidelity.

Couple’s Counseling

Alexa Bates

Serving Children, Families, Couples and Adults who are struggling to find a way through difficulties

Nicole Cass

Creative Solutions and Trauma-Informed Counseling for Couples, Adults, Children, and Teens

Brittani Decess

Counseling through a trauma-informed, inclusive, and equitable lens for individuals, relationships, and families.

Sarah Denick

Counseling & EMDR Therapy for Individuals and Teens

Kori Crask

Trauma-Informed Counseling and EMDR Therapy for long-term healing

Megan Drizin

Telehealth Counseling for Women, Moms, and Couples

Margie Muñoz

Trauma Informed Counseling, Mindfulness-Based, and EMDR Therapy for Teens, and Adults

Brendan Cole

EMDR for Performance & Trauma Recovery, Couples Therapy, Premarital Counseling

Melodie Whitmore

Trauma-Informed Counseling and EMDR therapy for Women and Young Adults

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