Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.
1151 El Centro Street, Suite B, SOUTH PASADENA, CA
Many people can benefit from couples therapy sessions, even if their relationships do not have obvious problems. People often wait until very late in the game before seeking help, often times after one or both have already decided to end the relationship. Seeking the help of a psychologist can strengthen the behavioral and emotional bonds that keep couples together. Couples therapy changes the way that couples behave with each other. Sessions focus on improving interactions and building resilience. By focusing on the “Three C’s” of intimacy (closeness, communication, and commitment), partners learn how to achieve intimacy with their romantic partners rather than isolation
Craig Clark, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
1800 Fair Oaks Avenue, South Pasadena, CA
Living with another person can be difficult, whether you are married or considering marriage. When communication breaks down, it can be hard to understand another person's point of view. Couple counseling with a neutral professional can be very helpful. The most common isses concern finances and sex, including infedelity, sexual dysfunctions, and sexual addiction. As a psychologist, Dr. Clark works with people from all cultures and backgrounds, including alternative lifestyles.
Tracey Cleantis, LMFT
Marriage and Family Therapist
Within Driving Distance of South Pasadena, CA
Most relationships can be radically changed and improved with just a few simple insights. I work with couple to build closeness and trust that may have eroded over time. Time and time again, I have seen couples, through therapy, come to recapture the love, joy and appreciation they once had for each other and get closer than they ever imagined possible. Together, the three of us, will work to improve communication and bring light to unconscious patterns, beliefs and thoughts that emerged from past relationships (familial and otherwise). Through increased insight and understanding it is absolutely possible to have a relationship filled with intimacy, closeness, and increased satisfaction.