With the demands of work, raising children, and everyday life stressors it can be difficult to provide the attention our relationships need to stay healhty and fulfilling. The Next Step Counseling Center offers couples counseling for couples in crisis, for couples struggling with their relationship and for couples who are looking to take their relationship to a deeper level of satisfaction. While entering couples counseling can be a daunting task for some, the rewards of it can be life changing. We work to set couples at ease in session and help them feel like they have a safe place to explore and improve their relationship.
Shari Green, Clinical Director of The Next Step Counseling Center, has completed Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy and uses this in her work with couples. Gottman Method Couples Therapy is based on longitudinal research on relationships. It deals with couple conflict and its resolution and also teaches relationship skills to help the couple develop a happy and lasting relationship.
What to expect in couples counseing:
Many couples wonder what to expect in couples counseling. Initially the therapist will meet with the couple together to learn what struggles they are having, the couple history and styles of interaction. Next, each partner will schedule an individual session in order for the therapist to learn more about their own history. In the third session the therapist will summarize the couple assessment, the therapist and couple will formulate goals for therapy and work will begin in earnest.
If you have any questions or are interested in scheduling an appointment, please contact us a (321)805-4850.