Lisa O'Bryan, M.S. Ed.
Resident in Counseling
2228 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456
We all come from different families of origin... which different views and opinions about what is acceptable in relationships. When a couple joins as one, each person must recognize his/her family or origin and together define their NEW family story TOGETHER. This is a process that can take some time; however, it unites a couple while still appreciating and honoring their past traditions and teachings.
Christian Psychotherapy Services, Ph.D., LCSW, LPC, MD
Psychologists, Professional Counselors, Psychiatrists,
609 Independence Pky., Chesapeake, Virginia 23320
Couples counseling begins with a thorough assessment of each individual’s personality. Working with couples poses the challenge of assisting them to understand the art and learned method of communication. In its simplicity exists the complexity of two individuals who, in most relationships, are as different as night and day. Often they may think their communication is like two people from two different countries. This is the baseline in developing and healing any relationship. Our culture presents a variety of problems that affect couples in today’s society. A combination of psycho-education, psychodynamic exploration into the individual’s own family history and a restructuring of thoughts....