Couples Counseling

If male factor infertility has affected your ability to conceive, you’re not alone. And if infertility has taken a toll on your relationship, you’re not alone there either. For some heterosexual couples, sperm donation is the best answer to infertility issues, but it can bring up some complicated emotions. Infertility often comes as a shock… Read more

You tried for a whole year, painstakingly following your cycle, peeing on sticks, hoping and planning. That was already a buzzkill for your sex life, but you were so optimistic! When you didn’t conceive for 12 months, you went to the doctor and suddenly your life turned into a scheduling nightmare—taking time off work for… Read more

The lack of sex in your relationship may be the biggest indicator that you’re well past the honeymoon phase. Or maybe it’s that sex has started to feel boring, uninspiring, or like a chore. You used to have a healthy sex life with a never-ending appetite for more time in the bedroom. What happened? Almost… Read more

You finally found someone you want to spend your life with. You’re ready to start a family and then bam! You go to the doctor and learn it’s not going to be that easy–and on top of that, it’s “his fault.” Male factor infertility has thrown a one-two punch right where it hurts. While he’s… Read more

You experienced trauma, but it affects more than just you. Trauma also changes your relationship. Thankfully, couples therapy for trauma can help unlock the most important source of healing—for you individually and for you and your partner as a couple. Life is hard. Unpredictable. And modern psychology is beginning to recognize that life is also… Read more

It’s an achy feeling, wanting more from the relationship when your partner seems absent or disinterested. You want cuddling on the couch, tender text messages, movement to the next step. Somehow, your partner doesn’t seem to notice or feel like there’s anything lacking. But you want more. When intimacy, commitment, and security feel unreachable, it… Read more

Holidays are stressful. Need we say more? There’s the expectation that everything will be eggnog and gingerbread, but then you burn the ham and your partner forgot to hang the wreath—and now it’s all gone grinchy! Luckily, there are a few simple things you can do to prevent fighting during the holidays. Seriously, though, the… Read more

At the beginning of your relationship, your partner gave you all of himself. Now you find yourselves constantly fighting about who’s doing chores, picking up the kids, or not giving the other enough time and attention. The evolution might have been subtle, but ADHD affects your marriage more than you realize. At this point, you’re… Read more

Good relationships help us feel confident, secure, more successful, and even healthier. But even in good relationships, partners can unintentionally hurt each other. Sometimes, a seemingly small event can traumatize your relationship and create rift between partners. Often, the event looks small from the outside. In the same way, the person who accidentally injured their… Read more

We all long for a good relationship. As a matter of fact, we need one—but it takes work and investment to keep your relationship happy and healthy. Unfortunately, things can also happen inside a good relationship that destroy trust between you and your partner. The question is how you come back from those incidents without… Read more