Great Couples Counseling in Elk Grove, CA. Therapy to heal relationships.

Licensed therapists for relationships and marriages in Elk Grove, California. Discounts available (see profiles).


Kathleen Oravec, LMFT #51941
Couples Counselor

Kathleen Oravec, LMFT #51941

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 95816 - Nearby to Elk Grove.

It can happen to any of us...everyday stressors we bring home to get taken out on the wrong person - - the one person who means more to us than anything. It leaves you both feeling awful. Maybe you are not getting enough attention, conversation, physical intimacy. The focus of relationship counseling is to change the negative path to a positive one: learn to listen to each other, support each others needs and goals, be willing to compromise, make family and relationship decisions together, stop keeping score, reconnect, relax, and enjoy each other If you reading this, you have already begun to move forward. Please call me so I can help you work through your issues and reconnect.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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

Caitlin Markham, MA, MFTI
Couples Counselor

Caitlin Markham, MA, MFTI

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

In 95661 - Nearby to Elk Grove.

You and your partner can learn to resolve your differences. In couples therapy we will resolve conflict in a safe space, learn how to communicate love and affection in a more personalized way, identify triggers for current and future problems. If you are invested in your relationship's quality and future, show you care by taking the first step. Call today.

Joe Borders, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Joe Borders, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95825 - Nearby to Elk Grove.

When working with couples, I take a very attachment based approach. We all seek to feel loved, supported, and secure in our relationships. Couples develop problems when something happens to damage this or threatens to damage this. Often times couples get into negative cycles or have been hurt by each other in the past and so come to expect to be hurt by one another. When working with couples it is my job to help each individual express their underlying emotions, fears, and insecurities, while also helping to grow empathy for one another. This ultimately helps couples to understand how their negative interactions are mostly the result of fear of getting hurt or abandoned.

Joan Druckman, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Joan Druckman, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 95630 - Nearby to Elk Grove.

Couples therapy is my area of specialization and I love this part of my work. Many couples I see are in significant distress in their relationship and we work toward understanding what is causing and maintaining the distress. We will identify and explore the relationship patterns that lead to disconnection as the first step toward positive change and then work toward the development of greater intimacy, trust, safety and emotional connection. I have helped many couples who are on the brink of separation and divorce, as well as couples who are recovering from affairs, betrayals, and addiction.

Joan Fellows, M.A. MFC
Couples Counselor

Joan Fellows, M.A. MFC

Licensed Marriage, Family, Individual Therapist

In 95814 - Nearby to Elk Grove.

In my work with couples I focus on helping the couple create a safe and secure connection to one another. The couple will become aware of: 1. The pattern of communication between them that disrupts connection. 2. The underlying often vulnerable feelings that are not expressed. 3. What it is that triggers each person's fear, anger or hurt. 4. Learn patterns of communication that create a safe and secure connection. Conflict will always be a part of relationships. What is key to creating a nurturing safe connection with one another is how we handle these conflicts when they occur.

Nancy Ryan, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Nancy Ryan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 95628 - Nearby to Elk Grove.

Couples counseling can help when your are having difficulties in your relationship. Whether you are in a relationship, looking for pre-marital counseling, living together, or married, therapy can help you with your connection, communication, your ability to reduce conflicts, reduce resentments, and restore passion and intimacy. It can help your relationship if even just one of you come without your partner. When one person makes shifts in the relationship it can make positive changes as well. Many couples wait longer than necessary hoping the problems will just go away. Don't wait until it's too late. Get help and change the course of your relationship.

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC
Couples Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 95816 - Nearby to Elk Grove.

There are countless models of healthy romantic relationships, from monogamous to polyamorous, and unique variations between partners. The scripts for dating and longterm relationships of our parents’ generations may not be applicable to your relationship, and there is no formal education in how to be a good partner or how to identify unhealthy relationships. But there is psychological research that shows that effective communication, emotional openness, intimacy, and other factors contribute to healthy relationships. Creating these conditions are skills that can be learned. I practice brief humanistic and emotion-focused therapy (EFT) to help my LGBTQ and hetero clients learn these skills.

Kimberly Greene, LMFT, CCTP
Couples Counselor

Kimberly Greene, LMFT, CCTP

Kimberly Greene, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95661 - Nearby to Elk Grove.

“I work to help couples understand and communicate with each other better. I help them uncover the complex and varied realities that impact them while moving them to a better and healthier relationship.” I have a passion for working with all ages, races, cultures and orientations. I incorporate mindfulness techniques, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and methods by Satir and Minuchin into my sessions. My goal is to help couples to regain healthier ways of communicating and the ability to live with themselves as well as each other.

Orville Easterly, D. Min, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Orville Easterly, D. Min, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95661 - Nearby to Elk Grove.

Are you tired of having that same old fight? Do you feel stuck and unhappy? Relationships can be challenging. A strong and healthy marriage is vital to experiencing life at its best. Support from our mate strengthens us to meet the challenges of life. The listening ear of one who believes in us uplifts and motivates. A relationship filled with encouragement and affirmation rather than criticism and complaint inspires confidence. I can help solve the problem, end the tension, and find a new perspective. Choose today to begin building the relationship you desire.

Genevieve Fahey, M.A.
Couples Counselor

Genevieve Fahey, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95811 - Nearby to Elk Grove.

In Couple's therapy your relationship is our focus. I work from an Attachment perspective to help you and your partner develop better communication skills, trust, and a secure bond with one another so that you can get your needs met. I am comfortable working with a wide range of couple's experiences, including: conflict, communication problems, affairs, sex life or sexuality, parenting, separation or divorce. This is not an exhaustive list, but some examples.

Gita Seshadri, Ph.D, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Gita Seshadri, Ph.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95816 - Nearby to Elk Grove.

Couples therapy often triggers roadblocks in communication. In being shaped by prior relationships, we create various meaning from our experiences as well as receiving and giving instructions on how to live. When we form new relationships of any kind, this gets challenged; coming together and finding a path forward that celebrates all involved is the key to success. My specialty is interracial couples; regardless of if you both come from different backgrounds, the goal is to create shared meaning that is co-constructed. I can help with this process.

Talal Alsaleem, D.Min, MA Professional Counseling
Couples Counselor

Talal Alsaleem, D.Min, MA Professional Counseling

Talal H. Alsaleem, LMFT dba Happily Ever

In 95747 - Nearby to Elk Grove.

Whether or not your married, whether or not you are thinking about marriage, if you are in a relationship with another person, you are bound to occasionally have some communication issues or misunderstandings. However, when these communication issues or misunderstandings prevent us from having a happy and healthy relationship, we need to seek help before deciding to separate or divorce. My couples counseling can help you identify the causes of relationship dissatisfaction and find ways to help you communicate and listen better.



You Have Found The Best Couples Counselors in Elk Grove, CA. Restore Your Relationship.

Thank you for visiting our California search of licensed therapists for couples in Elk Grove who specialize in helping relationships and marriages heal and overcome division and hurt. Relationships are hard. Unless you are actively working towards coming together, by default you are drifting apart. It takes work. A licensed therapist is an expert at helping to untangle the mess that can develop when things go wrong. Find honest and effective couples Counseling in Elk Grove and renew your relationship.

Elk Grove is located in Sacramento County, California. It has a land area of 42.19 square miles and a water area of 0.04 square miles.  The population of Elk Grove is 166,913 people with 49,316 households and a median annual income of $79,487. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Elk Grove, CA

Mostly Affordable

Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Elk Grove for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Elk Grove public health department.