Couples therapists in Half Moon Bay CA, California.


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Couples Counselor

Megan Goodwin, Psy.D.

Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Dr. Goodwin finds working with couples to be very rewarding. She uses an eclectic, research-based approach which focuses on increasing insight and compassion to both the self and the other partner, (re)building friendship, and teaching behaviors that improve communication and connection. She believes in building on couples and individual strengths. Her approach is active, warm, and non-judgmental. Dr. Goodwin also has experience working with couples around sexual issues, an important aspect of many relationships. Dr. Goodwin also enjoys working with LGTBQ couples and individuals.

Couples Counselor

Philippe Nicolay, MS, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

I thoroughly enjoy aiding couples in their ability to communicate with one another so they can fully enjoy the potential of their marriage/relationship. Facilitating deeper understanding in your personal feelings and workings and those of your partner, enable you as a couple to grow closer & stronger. It builds capacity to face adversity, for example past trauma.

Couples Counselor

Joann Riggio, M.S., M.A. LMFT

LIcensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Do you feel that your relationship with your partner has become more difficult through time? Have the challenges of juggling the demands of work & child rearing responsibilities caused you to lose connection with one another? Do you ask yourself why can't my partner and I communicate effectively? The growing demands on couples and families in our success-driven society can result in the loss of effective communication & connection with each other. Utilizing techniques from Dr. John Gottman, & Dr. Sue Johnson's Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, I help couples heal, reconnect & reestablish their love relationship with a more compassion, and deeper understanding of one another.

Couples Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

What are the most common couples' issues? If you are thinking "communication, conflict, sex, money, child rearing" you are correct. However, most therapists will go after the symptom on each side of the couple fence thinking that the way to effective change is by getting each party to "work" on their respective "issue". Many times the parties don’t agree but comply. Imagine if you could align the unconscious brains of a couple and stop the "working on your issues" part that has become so popular in therapy settings? Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com to learn how! Or call 877-606-6161. DR. FLEMING'S NEW RELATIONSHIP/COUPLES INTENSIVES. www.kevinflemingphd.com/marriage-couples-retreats.php

Couples Counselor

Beverley Conrad, Ph.D

Licensed Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

I have a 25 year speciality in couple counseling. I believe it is the treatment of choice for relationship problems which leave partners feeling helpless and hopeless. Change is achieved by clarifying perspectives and teaching new skills of communicating. Five to ten sessions of couple counseling is considered a standard amount to see movement.

Couples Counselor

Sean Faulkner, MFTi

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Couples typically do not seek counseling until there is a major break down in their relationship and hope to find a counselor to "fix" their problems. Resolving your issues is not my goal as a counselor--my goal is to help you and your partner learn and develop new ways to communicate which will allow you two to resolve your own issues together as a couple, both during and after therapy. I aim to help you and your partner develop long-term skills which you can use for years to come.

Couples Counselor

Dr. Jim Hutt, Ph.D., MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

All couples run in to difficulties--some big, some small and most repetitive. Using state of the art techniques I can guide you through a process that helps you break the patterns of interaction with your partner that are causing the distance. Maybe you've lost the spark, and you want it back, or neither of you feels understood, and you desperately want to be heard. In my 30+ years of experience, it has become clear to me that couples need a way to connect or re-connect that works and lasts. I'll show you how.

Couples Counselor

Lori Godin, MBA, MA, LMFT, LPCC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Working with couples is one of my specialties. With my background in engineering, I gravitate toward evidence-based therapies. As a result, I have trained with John Gottman, Ph.D. and completed Level II of his therapist training. It is a structured approach to identifying couples' issues and providing the education, interventions, and tools necessary to improve relationships. While I do also pull from other therapeutic approaches, the Gottman method tends to be more effective for most couples. Please also note that to get the most and best from couples therapy, both partners need to be willing to put in time and effort at home between sessions practicing what is learned in my office.

Couples Counselor

Jayn Rajandran, LMFT, CGE, DTS, MA I/O Psychology

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

I am a certified Gottman's educator with a lot of research that supports my work. I try to assist couples in ensuring that the partnership is fulfilled, supportive, filled with passion and joy. The negative aspects of a relationship can be avoided if you are willing to explore how the influences of your family of origin, your life experiences and circumstances, could play out over time in your relationship. I will teach you tools and skills that will help you move forward, break bad habits, communicate in a healthier and respectful way in all aspects of your relationship. Sometimes I work individually and sometimes I work in the dyad, depending on what is standing in the way.

Couples Counselor

Connect2 Marriage Counseling Chandrama Anderson, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Couples call us saying they argue a lot, don't talk, are not intimate anymore, or there's been an affair. They don't feel heard or are misunderstood. Couples may resort to blaming one another, and losing the support they once had. It doesn't have to be this way. Our therapists work with you to feel better and be happier. Each therapist is highly experienced, and starts with you where you are. We are unbiased and build trust with both partners. We also offer Wrap-Around Couples Counseling, which offers additional support for each person and the process goes more quickly. Each person has his or her own therapist, as well as a couples therapist. Your care is coordinated among the therapists.

Couples Counselor

Alice Locke-Chezar, MFT, ATR

Marriage & Family Therapist, Registered Art Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Being part of a loving couple is hard work. My clients often come to me when they feel their lives and their relationship spiraling out of control. I help my clients to look back at what brought them together, to see what is currently tearing them apart, and to explore past family patterns and make certain they are not being blinldy repeated. As the elements of the current situation become clearer, I help my clients learn important tools to foster clear communication, understanding and empathy. Armed with greater understanding and important tools, they can heal their wounds and find joy comfort and support being together.

Couples Counselor

Eileen Goldman, MA MFT

Liscensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

I specialize in Couples Work and Marriage Counseling. I'm trained by the Couples Institute of Menlo Park, as well as Emotionally Focused Therapy and the Gottmann Method. Having been married myself for 25 years - and worked through my share of challenges in relationship - I have a good understanding for what it takes to heal, trust, and build intimacy with someone. Most of our communication as a couple is in fact asking the question "are you there for me?". In couples counseling we will explore that basic premise and understand how to make our partners feel it, as well as how we can each motivate our partner to WANT to make us feel that way.

Couples Counselor

Barbara Pannoni, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Would you like to create a more loving, fulfilling relationship as a couple? Couple's counseling is a great way to invest in your relationship and get to know yourself and your partner more deeply. I use a strengths-based approach with couples, looking at what drew you together, what is working well in your relationship and how you can leverage your loving feelings to create a strong, lasting relationship.

Couples Counselor

June Timberlake, MA, LMFT, DCEP

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

I teach couples constructive paths through the inevitable relationship conflicts and challenges we all experience. By coaching them through the researched base principals and practices for creating successful relationships, I support them in achieving their goals of creating loving companionship and respect for themselves and for each other. And as a couple embodies these relationships tools they become empowered to prevent or work through most relationship challenges going forward.

Couples Counselor

Windows of Opportunity Counseling Services, LMFT

Windows of Opportunity Counseling Services

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

We practice Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples (EFT). This model believes that we are all hard wired for attachment and connection. We need love and security and how we deal with this vulnerability is what determines how we are in relationships. When love doesn’t work, it hurts, and secure emotional attachment is the cure. We facilitate a couples development of a secure attachment by helping them come together and break the negative patterns of insecurity. After the negative patterns of communication, behavior, and perceptions have identified and broken, we then help the couple to create new emotional experiences that help to replace the old out-dated patterns and solve there problems.

Couples Counselor

Peter Bernhardt, MFT

Marriage Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Are you trapped in destructive cycles of anger and blame? Have you lost trust because of an affair? Are you avoiding your partner or feeling disengaged? Is it hard for you to have real conversations or solve problems together? I will help you untangle your painful negative cycles of communication and build new stronger connections. You can learn to have power over that cycle by learning your triggers and undoing them. You will learn about the roots of the cycle learned in early relationships. Call, text or email me to set an appointment.

Couples Counselor

Elizabeth Hayes, Psy.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

I work with couples that are struggling to connect emotionally, have issues with communication, and want to create new relational dynamics that increase their connection. My approach is warm and collaborative and I work hard to carefully listen to each person to provide the therapeutic interventions necessary to increase understanding, communication, mutual interest, curiosity, and awareness. In my experience couples enter treatment with varying degrees of ambivalence and desire for change. I work hard to create a safe environment to explore each persons concerns and desires so we can better collaborate towards working together to generate movement and change.

Couples Counselor

Cheryl Deaner, LMFT

Cheryl Deaner, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Couples come together through great love but often, this love can be slowly lost in the day-to-day work of living busy lives and taking each other for granted. Then when a crisis hits a couple realizes just how far they have drifted from each other. Just think if it this way. If you had a beautiful new car but never took care of it, never changed it's oil or brought it in for a tune up, how long would that car last? Couples often neglect obvious problems in their relationships because they just don't think to look under the hood. Honest and safe communication is the first step to finding your way back to each other. I any of this rings true for you, please contact me today.

Couples Counselor

Dietmar Brinkmann, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Most couples come to therapy because they find it hard to communicate with each other. They want to resolve endless fights and avoid getting caught in fruitless arguments. When feelings are raw it can be so hard to feel close and end the negative cycle of blame and defensive withdrawal. In couple therapy, I help you feel safe to express yourself. You and your partner will learn to listen to each other with compassion and grow a shared understanding of what makes your relationship work. I use Emotionally Focused Therapy, an approach proven by extensive research to strengthen the emotional bond that is the heart of every relationship.

Couples Counselor

Bryan Newman, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

I approach couples counseling from a collaborative stance that offers tangible results from the first session. My work empowers couples in distress to deeply understand and overcome the painful cycles of interaction between partners, as well as to address and heal these cycles' root causes. From there I help couples nurture and develop ever greater degrees of trust, intimacy and love between each other. I am passionate about my work with couples and believe deeply in the healing power of effective therapy.

Couples Counselor

John Snyder, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

I help couples move their relationship forward through difficult times, into a place of support, love, and mutual understanding. As a psychologist with over a decade of experience working with couples, I have built up considerable respect for the concept of multiple points of view. The benefit of couples therapy is that you have a therapist who is on your relationship's side. Too often what one partner intends to convey, is not how it is received by the other. I am particularly skilled at helping partners phrase and ask for things in ways that the other person can hear and digest. I am happy to speak with you over the phone for a free initial consultation. Give me a call today!

Couples Counselor

Sylvia Khromina, Psy.D.

Pre-Licensed Psychotherapist and Relationship Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Are you feeling misunderstood? Hurt? Betrayed? Overwhelmed? Frustrated? Stuck? Unsatisfied? Or disappointed in your relationship? Relationship problems come in all shapes and sizes and are among the most common reasons that people come to therapy. If you are experiencing problems in your relationship; this can be an opportunity for growth. I specialize in helping individuals and couples overcome roadblocks in their relationships and move towards fulfillment through healing past hurt, cultivating self-understanding, identifying goals and values, and developing necessary skills to move forward.

Couples Counselor

Jason Esswein, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Couples counseling is helpful when two individuals want to deepen their connection (even when things in their relationship are "fine") as well as to help resolve conflicts that have not been addressed or have not been successfully addressed in the past. Top concerns usally involve money, parenting, sex, and in-laws. Improving general communication and one's ability to manage their feelings help to resolve the issues above with love, respect, and efficiency.

Couples Counselor

Natalie M. Mills, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Many of the couples I see come to me because they have become more like roommates than a romantic couple, inability to trust one another, jealousy present in the relationship, unfulfilling sexual or emotional intimacy, intense yelling and arguing, or an episode of infidelity. It can feel both hopeful and scary for couples to explore these issues in their relationship. When your relationship suffers, most other things in your life suffer because you're not at your best. Our work will explore why your relationship is exhibiting its pattern, give you tips and strategies to abate and extinguish unhealthy cycles, and maintain the relationship you want.

Couples Counselor

Judith Wyatt, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

I work with couples to set up a non-blaming environment in counseling, and to make it clear that I believe that each person's basic needs and feelings are valid, and that I intend to make equal room for each. I am not there to judge between you, and we dispense with the right/wrong model, barring actual abuse. We look at the pluses between you, and the areas of conflict. I teach non-violent communication and the appropriate setting of boundaries. We explore the unconscious assumptions you each bring from your family of origin, and the acceptance of your differences as valid. You will learn that you each have a personal dictionary, and how easy it is to misinterpret each other.

Couples Counselor

René Bairos, RCC, MA Counselling Psychology, BA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Couples counseling is not limited to married people. "Coupling" is a subjective term and can includes partners, families, and singles. Bring the relationship issues you are concerned about to the therapy session, together, we can work to assist you in gaining perspective, assess the strengths and weaknesses, and learn various tools to equip you with better communication. Taking a look at your part in contributing both positive and negative to the relationship can benefit you greatly.

Couples Counselor

Joanne Davis, M.A.

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

With couples I help them identify a pattern as the issues, rather than either partner as the issue. We work with the roots of the pattern. For example one partner may have a difficult time dealing with intense emotion, or even mind emotion. The other my have a difficult time regulating their emotion when they become upset, and also feels abandoned when the other withdraws to quite their nervous system. Thus they spiral downward with each amping up their ways of coping. Thus awareness of how each copes with distress is a place to focus and improve on--rather than taking things overly personally. Adopted from EFT for Couples, they come to trust and understand their needs and how to get there.

Couples Counselor

Erika Shershun, MA, MFTI

Somatic Psychotherapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

A sense of belonging happens when we feel truly seen by one who loves us, yet it is in the safety of belonging that much of our wounding begins to emerge. Patterns of relating created by attachment, separation, and loss formed during childhood form the foundation of self perception on physical, emotional, and psychological levels, significantly influencing and impacting our adult relationships. It is through these most intimate relationships that we find the greatest opportunity to heal our attachment wounds. Together we can identify, explore, and bring relief to the cycles of triggering that you and your partner(s) get caught in, creating a greater sense of connection and intimacy.

Couples Counselor

Erin Rosenblum

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Whether you are in a committed relationship, thinking about getting married, just got married, or have been married for years the same philosophy applies, relationships takes constant work and nurturing! LIfe throws many wrenches into a relationship and therapy can be a useful tool to help bring the communication back into the process. When working with couples I strive to be an impartial and objective tool who's goal is to help you communicate to yourself and your partner your wants and needs. Call today and ask for your free 15 minute phone consultation by mentioning theravive.

Couples Counselor

Daniel Davis, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

The feeling of falling in love can feel so wonderful and our life can seem full of promise. As time goes by, we must face the reality of our lives and the person whom we love. We may believe, "I have fallen out of love." The key to healthy intimate relationships is to calm ourselves internally as individuals and connect with our pleasant feelings; this is healthy emotional regulation. The better that I regulate my emotions as an individual, the stronger I can create a bond with my partner or spouse. A secure bond is the foundation of a relationship that is both satisfying and co-creative. This is the promise of love that we glimpsed when we initially fell in love.

Couples Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin

Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Couples may they be in a dating relationship, living together, engaged to marry, married, in business together, separating, divorcing, fighting over children, property, alimony or visitation, are often confronted with a breakdown in communication and an inability to resolve conflicts. Couple counseling aims to reveal the disconnect within a couple that often once had the ability to connect and function in harmony. Couples can quickly get off track with one another and need skilled guidance to help them learn to resolve conflicts, once again listen and communicate effectively as well as to be able to disagree without forcing the relationship to end.

Couples Counselor

Jonathan Eli Herrick, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Married for 40-years and having counseled hundreds of couples over a 30 year period, I have a deep passion and wide range of skills for helping clients. Though my work over-all is highly pragmatic and pro-active, my approach always varies to match the particular couple. Whether a couple seeks to improve communication, improve intimacy, reduce conflict or simply enrich their relationship, when possible I enjoy helping a couple turn the relationship into a vehicle for opening the heart and propeling each partner's psychological and spiritual evolution. To learn about my work, visit marriagemastery.com, marincouplecounseling.com or read my book The Heart of Relationship.

Couples Counselor

Kyle Corsiglia, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

I will work with you at whatever stage you are in as a couple. You will develop better communication skills. I will help you both get to a place of repair and mutual understanding. We will look at what supports forgiveness and healing. You will become stronger and more connected as a couple. I will help educate you as to what contributes to a healthy relationship. I will coach and guide you as you take risks and try new ways of communicating.

Couples Counselor

Sandra Amat, MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

I view relationship as a vehicle to support greater deepening and healing. It is in relationship that we see our deepest vulnerability, insecurity and unprocessed wounding. Where do we get more triggered than in our primary relationship? I believe that sharing the attitude of using the relationship as a vehicle to heal, allows couples to get on the same page as they work through their issues. It becomes less about who will win this argument and more about how the couple can support each other in healing. Together we can explore relationship dynamics and work toward creating a supportive environment for growth, transformation and healing.

Couples Counselor

Theo Reynolds, RC

Relationship Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

One of my main specialities is couples counseling. I work with couples of all varieties - not just romantic couples but any combination of two people who need help with their relationship; sisters, father and daughter, cousins, business partners. I also work with other types of couples such as gay and lesbian couples, transgender couples, polyamorous couples etc. I enjoy this work immensely and have helped many couples find more closeness, safety, compassion, ease and care for each other. About half of my clients are couples so I have a great deal of experience. No matter how old and deep the problems are in your relationship, I can help you finally move past these issues for good.

Couples Counselor

Matthew Lindgren, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Your relationship used to be full of love and laughter. Maybe now you're at a point of crisis where you're considering moving out & call it all off. You've been trying to work things out. Maybe you saw a therapist who didn't seem to know how to help, or you've had bad experiences with therapists in the past. Therapy does cost money, but it's far less expensive than a divorce, new living arrangement & the considerable pain & suffering of ending a relationship. You owe it to yourself & your partner to to make an appt. with me today. http://matt-lindgren-oakland-marriage-therapist.com/

Couples Counselor

Mey Saephan, MS

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Are you dating and having problems in communication and other areas? Getting counseling while you are in the dating phase can prevent you from developing unhealthy habits that keep you from moving to the next level in your relationship. Couple Counseling can help you learn those skills needed to enhance your relationship.

Couples Counselor

Dan Quinn, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

My work focuses on a combination of skills training in how happy couples talk and argue, and the creation of safety and opportunities to create "heart-to-heart" conversations to restore and revitalize intimacy in your relationship. It is these two approaches that are supported convincingly by a large body of research, and it requires a therapist who acts as coach and referee. I don't let couples fight their same old fights in my office - the whole point is to get past the same old arguments and have the deeper and more useful conversations that have been sidetracked.

Couples Counselor

Janet Akyol, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

What happens after commitment? Often the misunderstandings, miscommunications, power struggles, life transitions, personal histories, and the stresses of daily living, all work together to erode the fun, connection and good will a couple started out with. Believe it or not, this is common, quite normal and a developmental process relationships go through. Each couple is unique and each traverses this difficult time in their own way. For some, the transition may be short-lived and only moderately disruptive, for many others it can be devastating, leading couples to want out. I provide couples with the tools they need to move through the pain, reconnect and move into a renewed coupleship

Couples Counselor

Esther Lerman, M.A., M.F.T.

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Couples therapy can be intimidating to start. There's a lot of anxiety that comes up for people about things getting even worse or one person being labeled as the problem or, worse yet, that it will lead to breaking up. But I have treated a great many couples over 25 years and that is almost never what happens. Although, yes, the process is sometimes very painful, I never "take sides" and blame one person in the couple and usually the couple feels better after the session. I have seen people come in with problems that made them feel like enemies and after therapy they feel like friends and lovers again. Do call for couples therapy now and don't let the problems keep on getting worse.

Couples Counselor

Kelly Montgomery, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

I truly enjoy working with couples. The connectivity (whether you feel it there at the time or not) and desire to share a life and join with one another is paramount. I work with all kinds of coupes, in every stage of life. Dating, pre- martial counseling, Married couples and separated. Couples can find what brought them together again and learn how to hear one another, touch each other, and grow old together. Counseling can provide you with new perspectives and positive options. Powerful strategies and tools are needed to break old patterns and change your way of life.

Couples Counselor

Natalie Jones, LPCC Lic#LPCC1528, PsyD.

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Most people who are in a relationship want to feel alive, and valued. Sometimes, relationships get off track or there is a major stressor which impacts the relationship. Sometimes, the couple may not even understand where things went wrong. The number one issue I address when working with couples is communication. Couples need to understand each other in order to be together and function.

Couples Counselor

Theo Reynolds, RC

Relationship Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

One of my main specialities is couples counseling. I work with couples of all varieties - not just romantic couples but any combination of two people who need help with their relationship; sisters, father and daughter, cousins, business partners. I also work with other types of couples such as gay and lesbian couples, transgender couples, polyamorous couples etc. I enjoy this work immensely and have helped many couples find more closeness, safety, compassion, ease and care for each other. About half of my clients are couples so I have a great deal of experience. No matter how old and deep the problems are in your relationship, I can help you finally move past these issues for good.

Couples Counselor

Joanne Shurter, LMFT

Psychotherapist, Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Do you struggle as a couple? Do you wonder if you are right for each other? Do you wonder if you can make it work? How do you tell? Couples are complex. You are the composite of two unique persons trying to negotiate one of the most potentially wonderful and frequently difficult relationships in life. You can bring great joy to each other, but also inestimable pain. I work with couples in many different stages of their relationship, from getting to know each other to wrestling with aching conflict to trying to end peacefully. I lend you my expert ear and training to help sort out what stands between the two of you and comfort and resolution. Call for help today.

Couples Counselor

Karen Yvonne Taylor, M.A., M.F.T.

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Do you think that you are doomed for your relationship to stay the same because your partner refuses to come to therapy? My specialty with couples counseling is to work individually with the partner that is willing to come in to counseling and work to make things better. Change and positive progress can still happen when one person makes changes, sets boundaries and clearly understands and is able to respectfully assert their wants and needs. I assist individuals in my office with a plan they can work on at home with their partner so they can have the relationship they desire.

Couples Counselor

Robin Bates-Pualuan, MS, LMFT, LPCC

Marriage & Family Therapist, Professional Clinical Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Partnership has the potential to be incredibly rewarding, teaching us about ourselves through loving another. Most of us make a large emotional investment in our relationships. Because of this, partnership also has the potential to cause a huge amount of distress when it’s not working. Sometimes a struggling partnership is full of conflict and arguments, and sometimes partners just drift apart until they feel like roommates instead of lovers. Successful partnerships need respect and a core of friendship. If you and your partner are no longer friends, or you never were, I can provide you with tools to work toward a closer connection.

Couples Counselor

Mary-Stone Bowers, MA, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Couples, partnerships, marriage. All of these can suffer from the dynamics of conflict or avoidance that are causing pain and threatening the health of the relationship. It is often easier to express and explore the communication dynamics in the presence of a therapist who can help understand the critical cycles and bitter exchanges. Replacing these old dynamics with sharing of warmth and care bring about new ways of being in the relationship, offering hope, closeness and security.

Couples Counselor

Rachel Kane-Cooley, MA, LMFT, LPCC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Half Moon Bay, CA

Whether you have been together a lifetime, just starting out, or somewhere in between, therapy can provide a safe, nurturing environment for exploring needs and any past pain. Successful relationships include effective communication, validation, and empathy. By learning simple communication skills in therapy and practicing them outside of therapy, trust and fulfillment can deepen. If you're trying to move past something painful, therapy can also help expedite the healing process.

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Couples Counseling in Half Moon Bay CA.

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