Frequently Asked Questions

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Do you work together as a husband-wife team?

Yes, we sometimes work together, and this can provide many benefits to the couple. (Two heads are better than one!) Our working together depends on schedule availability and what you can afford. Our fee is more expensive because there are two of us working with you.

Should I see a male or female therapist?

The gender of the therapist is your choice. We find that therapy is most effective when the client and therapist both feel that they are a "good match" and can work together effectively. This can happen with a therapist of either gender. The key is to find a therapist with whom both of you feel safe to speak openly and honestly. We are both extremely qualified and can help you decide who would be the best fit for you during our free phone consultation.

My partner is reluctant to go to couples counseling. Is it helpful if I go alone?

Yes. We have found that if you are willing to make changes in individual therapy, it can improve your relationship. This may inspire your partner to work on the marriage.

Also, we can help you develop strategies to encourage your partner to come in.

How many sessions will it take to solve our problems?

Each individual and couple is unique. We’ll meet with you to determine the length of therapy. Depending on the complexity of the problem, some couples require short term goal oriented therapy, while other couples prefer a longer period of treatment. You will notice improvements along the way, and together, we will monitor your progress to determine the duration of treatment.

Can my relationship survive an affair?

Yes. While an affair is extremely painful and can shatter trust, many couples survive infidelity. Frequently, this crisis can be a catalyst to help a couple face unresolved issues and create necessary changes. With our help, you can work through the pain, restore trust and develop a stronger relationship.

Consider our no obligation phone consultation. We’d be happy to talk with you about your unique situation.