Your Relationship Matters
“Being the “best you can be” is really only possible when you are deeply connected to another. Splendid isolation is for planets, not people.” ― Sue Johnson, Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships
When relationships are healthy and thriving it can benefit other areas of life. Research by the Gottman Institute suggests that people in satisfying romantic relationships are less likely to get sick and actually live longer on average than those who report relationship dissatisfaction.
Conflict is inevitable. Couples counseling is an opportunity to learn to navigate conflict so that rather than destroying your relationship, your relationship can be strengthened by it. In couples therapy you can learn how to communicate on a deeper level to develop more intimacy and trust.
Couples therapy does not have to be a last resort option. Most couples can benefit from having a couples therapist to coach them and help them build positive connections even in the absence of a major problem. If you want to bring out the best in each other, couples therapy can be a great opportunity to improve your most important asset, your relationship.
Elite athletes spend countless hours training. Amazing musicians and writers have developed habits and disciplines that elevated them to the top of their craft. Scholars and scientists make world changing discoveries only after tireless practice and exploration.
It seems intuitive that people work hard to become great at what they do, which is why it is puzzling that there is a popular myth abounding that if you have the right partner, or if you are a “perfect match” for each other, you should not have to work on your relationship.
Whether you argue all of the time, or there is stone cold silence between you and your significant other, I can help you communicate more effectively, understand each other more deeply, and cultivate more intimacy.
There are few things more powerful than healthy relationships. Thriving relationships can impact mental, spiritual, and physical well being. It’s time for you to experience the widespread benefits of peace within your most important relationships.