Relationship Counseling 101

Relationship Counseling Services

No romantic relationship is easy. Like a car, they need constant maintenance to keep them running efficiently. If there is an issue, it’s best to deal with the problem right away to avoid further complications down the road.

Often times, we can perform basic maintenance to repair the relationship ourselves. Other times, however, despite our best efforts, we need the help of a qualified clinician and relationship counseling.

Sadly, many couples try therapy after the damage has already been done. Maladaptive behaviors are already entrenched, the emotional bonds between partners are weakened, and a high level of resentment prevents the healing process to move forward. Thus, it is critical to get the help you need at the first signs of problems.

Here is everything you need to know about couples’ therapy in order to help you and your partner move forward.

Relationship counseling can change how you live together.

What is Relationship Counseling?

Couples’ therapy, also known as relationship counseling, is a sector of psychotherapy that utilizes a therapist with clinical experience working with couples who most often has a Family Therapist license or Marriage Therapist license. They help to provide two people involved in a romantic relationship gain insight into their relationship troubles, resolve conflict, develop better habits, and improve the satisfaction within the relationship through a variety of therapeutic interventions. The same generic elements are typically included within the therapy sessions:

  • Honing in on a specific problem
  • Active participation on the part of the clinician on treating the relationship rather than each partner separately
  • Solution focused and change-oriented interventions at an early stage in the treatment
  • A clear, concise establishment of treatment objectives

Who is Couples’ Counseling For?

Relationship counseling is beneficial for any type of romantic relationship, whether the partners are married, straight, gay, nixed-race, young, old, dating, or engaged. If you are in a romantic relationship and need help resolving problems or conflict, a therapist might be right for your needs.

What are Some Benefits of Relationship Counseling?

  • You will learn how to resolve conflict in a healthy, beneficial manner
  • You will learn how to communicate your needs openly and clearly without anger or resentment
  • You will learn how to effectively process and work through unresolved issues
  • You will develop a deeper understanding of your partner’s needs and who they are


How can North Brooklyn Marriage and Family Therapy Able to Help?

North Brooklyn Marriage and Family Therapy’s therapists are state-licensed and master-level clinicians who are specialists in their field. We are revolutionizing the way therapists practice relationship therapy, always having our patients in mind.

Our therapeutic perspective is rational and systemic in focus, providing you with great results.

If you feel like you and your partner are in need of relationship therapy, contact North Brooklyn Marriage and Family Therapy today for a free phone consultation by calling 718-785-9718.