Great Couples Counseling in Laguna Woods, CA. Therapy to heal relationships.

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


Sara Fakhraei, M.S., LMFT
Couples Counselor

Sara Fakhraei, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92618 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Love is the medicine for the soul, however, every relationship comes with its complications. If you still love yourself but feel alone in your relationship, have lost your way to connect, and every conversation tends to turn to an argument, couples therapy will help you to build a solid foundation to bring happiness and romance back to your life. Couples therapy is a type of psychotherapy in which a licensed therapist with clinical experience working with couples, most often a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), helps people involved in a romantic relationship gain insight into their relationship, resolve conflict, and improve relationship

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 92647 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

My goal is to help the couple learn how to love each other well. We work on learning how to express their needs and desires and also how to give to the other in the way that they need. I require homework assignments to develop intimacy and passion on a daily basis. We work on sexuality and physical closeness. Communication, anger management, roles and responsibiliteis are all addressed as needed. I am a nationally touring group counselor for New Life Ministries couple conventions. I have a hugs bag of tools and techniques as well as experience in leading couple retreats. Couples are my specialty.

Julie Wells, M.S., LMFT
Couples Counselor

Julie Wells, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist

In 92618 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Every couple has moments of disconnection, but if the gaps are getting wider between you and it seems as if you no longer have anything in common, I can help. I use Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), a proven effective short-term therapy that helps couples remember why they fell in love in the first place. As human beings, we all need of love, affection, and intimacy but sometimes the way we go about getting it can actually create more distance. Our partner only hears the anger, not seeing the anxiety underneath because we fear losing them. If you are wanting to to feel safe, happy and fulfilled again in your romantic relationship, I can help.

Sue Shepard, MFT
Couples Counselor

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92612 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Couples have come to see me for a variety of reasons throughout the years, but I find that no matter what the presenting problem may be, being able to effectively communicate with each other is vital to restoring the relationship. Often couples have a completely different style of relating to one another and resolving conflict. I work with couples to better understand their partner and I help each person to communicate in a way that they can finally be heard. It doesn’t matter what you are fighting about if the other person can’t hear what you are saying. Call 714-751-0888 so I can help you express yourself more effectively so you can stop the fighting and start the healing process.

Piper Glasier, MSW, LCSW, Psy.D
Couples Counselor

Piper Glasier, MSW, LCSW, Psy.D

Psychotherapist/Psychoanalyst

In 92653 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Our intimate relationships are the place we search for the greatest meaning and are, ironicaly, the field most rich in landmines. Whatever is not worked through in us will be activated in these most important relationships. Learning your own sensitivities and your own 'buttons' as you learn those of your partner can transform your relationship from one of hostility to one of deep support and love. I have experienced this transformation firsthand many times and it is a privilege to see relationships restored and rebuilt on a healthy, solid foundation.

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach
Couples Counselor

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach

Online Therapist & Coach, Online Career Counselor

In 93021 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

FRUSTRATED ABOUT YOUR RELATIONSHIPS? Stressed out about what to do next? Are you considering breakup or divorce but really want to give it a last chance? Would you like to take one more look before making any permanent decision? I can help you gain clarity, confidence in your decision making in regards to a very important matter in your life through a brief and focused counseling process.

Anthony Fiore, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Anthony Fiore, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 92660 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

I specialize in couples and marriage counseling. My approach is based on recent research in marriage science showing what habits successful couples have that other do not. My approach is skills based and practical, teaching both of you how to communicate more effectively, how to understand each other, how to decide what is changeable and what is not in your relationship, how to deal with perpetual issues,on which you may be deadlocked, and different ways to view issues and problems in your relationship to reduce conflict. I also help you identify what is working in your relationship, (or what used to work) so that we can build on the positive.

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

In 92672 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

In my Couples Counseling work I help partners build on the strengths of their relationship while we work together to create new skills for communicating and solving problems. My approach is collaborative and I teach each partner to learn how to listen and hear what the other is expressing and needing as well as ways to be heard and understood better. I provide a safe place where difficult problems can be discussed and solutions explored and practiced so that couples can better resolve ongoing problems.

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD
Couples Counselor

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

In 92625 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Couples therapy combines techniques from the Gottman Method and Emotionally Focused Therapy. After gathering a comprehensive history about your relationship, we will specify goals and work to build strong emotional alliances. The goal is to help lead you to a deeper understanding of each other, and then move toward more effective problem solving and accountability for communicating your needs within the relationship.

Maryam Jamili, MA, MFTI, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Maryam Jamili, MA, MFTI, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92691 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Couples can build and maintain positive close relationships. Take an objective look at your relationship, to get help to reduce dysfunctional behaviors, feel that you can share your emotions, communicate effectively, and emphasize what's working. Most importantly, by remembering that each relationship has its unique challenges and strengths, you'll be giving yours the best chances for survival.

Brandon Wetzler, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Brandon Wetzler, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92646 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Being understood and respected is the foundation for a healthy and loving relationship. This can happen when we decide to truly listen to each other. As Author Dr. David Augsburger puts it “Being listened to is so close to being loved that most people cannot tell the difference.” If you'd like to repair your relationship and move toward growth and healing then please call me for a free consultation at 714-326-6578

Betsy Walli Sadur, MS, PhD
Couples Counselor

Betsy Walli Sadur, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90740 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

As an ICEEFT-certified EFT couples therapist, I can help you and your partner to reconnect, escape from the repetitive cycles that keep you distant from each other, make sense of your emotions, improve the way you handle stress and conflict, and restore trust and safety with each other. There is no bad guy in your relationship. I'll help you see how your feelings and behaviors make perfect sense - and work with you both to create new, positive cycles that draw you closer together. EFT is very well supported by research showing that it significantly improves over 86% of distressed relationships, and importantly, that those benefits are still present two or three years after therapy is over.

Brenda Gesell, Individual, Couples and Family
Couples Counselor

Brenda Gesell, Individual, Couples and Family

Gesell Psychotherapy

In 92612 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Are you and your partner constantly in conflict? Do you find that an argument about a seemingly silly issue often escalates into a full-blown fight? Are you tired of leading two separate lives? Do your differing views on money, sex and life feel insurmountable? Couples therapy can help. No matter what the issue, relationship counseling should not be about partner bashing. Couples therapy provides a safe place for you and your partner to improve communication and decrease reactivity. Couples therapy can help you reconnect with your partner and help you discover how to choose each other first. Call for a free phone consultation today.

Rochelle Green, PhD, RPS
Couples Counselor

Rochelle Green, PhD, RPS

Research Psychoanalyst Candidate

In 92780 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

I work with couples to help them deal with and process the challenges of intimate relationships. I help to facilitate greater communication, understanding, and mutual respect. By opening channels of greater understanding within the context of the clinical hour, couples are encouraged to take what they learn in session, irrespective of what the specific relational concerns are. Sometimes this can encourage a new way of being together and sometimes this can mean having a greater awareness of one another as individual people.

Dr. Lynne, Ph.D., L.M.F.T.
Couples Counselor

Dr. Lynne, Ph.D., L.M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92808 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

If your marriage is in serious trouble, or if you just want to make it better ... don't wait. I offer a unique marriage counseling program designed to get to know your partner on a deeper level and get beyond old hurts. Homework is given weekly. A professional working with couples will help first to clarify the main issue brought to the first session. Usually there is much more going on between two people, and a therapist will help the two dig alittle deeper. Maybe old anger is a roadblock....or resentments. Unforgiveness is a big stummbling block. You will decide what you want to change, improve upon, and goals you wish to obtain for your relationship.

Emily Newman, MA, LMFT, LPCC
Couples Counselor

Emily Newman, MA, LMFT, LPCC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92647 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

In a relationship that you feel is stuck where neither partner feels loved, heard, or validated? I can work with you to change unhealthy patterns, learn new ways of communicating, and build a loving relationship. We will work together to create a new relationship vision for the future, a shared vision. I want to help you find the love you want and deserve.

Brian Jones, AMFT
Couples Counselor

Brian Jones, AMFT

Brian La Roy Jones, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Discover how you can go from rejected to connected! Did you know the reactivity you experience is not your fault? (This is one of the main things that causes fights and arguments. It's when you feel out of control, & it leads to doing or saying things you regret, impulsivity, & leads to hurt & separation). I show couples how they can reduce the personal & relational reactivity they experience & increase feeling peaceful, calm, understood, validated, safe, accepted, & connected. I help couples discover their attachment strategies (how we feel safe & get our needs met). This is necessary in order to create lasting improvement, safety, trust, understanding, & connection, in your relationship.

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT
Couples Counselor

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

In 92692 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Couples and Marriage Counselor and Psychoanalyst Laura Adams PsyD MFT has private practices in Mission Viejo and Newport Beach CA. Dr. Adams has extensive experience working with couples in the areas of infidelity, affairs, trust, commitment, communications, raising kids, and blended families. Dr. Adams can be contacted at (949) 244-1992 or www.SouthOCTherapist.com

Dr. Chris Nikolaidis, PhD
Couples Counselor

Dr. Chris Nikolaidis, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

In 92677 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Stuck in the same arguments? Does your partner have feelings for someone else? Are you dissatisfied with your sex life? Do you and your partner no longer have the closeness and love that you used to have? In couples counseling, I can help you identify and experience your emotions. I can help you make sense of, transform, and manage your emotions, improve communication, and rebuild what was lost. I can help you reconnect and and bring a renewed excitement to your relationship. Looking for a couples counselor and distinguished psychologist who is passionate about helping couples? Call, click or text (949)791-7127 today 24/7 to book an appointment.

Jace Draper, LMFT, MA
Couples Counselor

Jace Draper, LMFT, MA

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92805 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Married or not, romantic relationships are hard work! Whether you’ve been working on yourselves individually and are looking to now come together and work-or you’re here for the couples and individual work in a combined session, I’m here to support your needs as a couple to find out what it’s like to like each other again. I work to support you in navigating both the typical and unexpected life events as a couple, helping you heal from past wounds and develop new habits towards each other. Are you ready to stop the crazy cycle? Let’s get started.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Couples Counselor

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92882 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Without conflict, couples do not achieve intimacy. The challenge is helping you and your partner learn how to have healthy conflict that leads to intimacy, rather than destructive conflict that destroys the relationship. While I work with all couples, I specialize in working with neuro-diverse couples. I usually start with helping you learn ground rules for being able to have safe, constructive, healthy conflict to reduce and eliminate destructive relational patterns. I also use Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) to help you reconnect, learn healthy communication skills, rekindle the flame that you once had, and start talking to each other again. If you are willing to work, I am here for you!

Pamela Wilson, Psy.D., MFT
Couples Counselor

Pamela Wilson, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

In 92691 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Choosing a partner and maintaining a relationship with that person is one of the most difficult and challenging tasks in our life. I see many couples who long for a more loving and satisfying relationship with their mate, but are unable for a variety of reasons to establish and/or maintain one. If you can communicate, you can bear almost anything! Couple's counseling can help both of you create a new and more satisfying way of being with each other. I coach you in how to create safety in talking about your experience and teach you to express your deepest thoughts and feelings, which ultimately creates a richer and more intimate relationship for you both.

Meredith Hansen, Psy.D.
Couples Counselor

Meredith Hansen, Psy.D.

Psychologist

In 92677 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Do you want to improve your relationship? Are you tired of arguing? Do you long for the days when you felt in love, on the same page, and connected? All relationships go through ups and downs and many couples doubt if they are "meant to be together" or "should try to making things work." In my experience, most couples who put effort into their relationship are able to improve their communication skills and rekindle the romance. It is possible for you and your spouse to enjoy one another again and effectively work through disagreements. I will help change the dynamics in your love life.

Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT
Couples Counselor

Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92821 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Most couples come in seeking better communication. I will work with you to communicate effectively and in a manner that is respectful and compassionate in regards to your significant other's own story. Together we will look at your style of connecting or not connecting with one another and work to increase connection. I also work successfully with many couples who experience infidelity and are seeking to re-build their relationship. Pre-marital counseling is available for couples who are thinking of marrying or on their way to the altar.

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC
Couples Counselor

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Much of the couples work I do is in understanding the core issues that are causing problems in the relationship. Often things like differences in expectations, problems with communication, issues related to intimacy, and difficulties related to trust and safety can cause a friction. My goal is to help you get to the root of the issue and discover new more effective ways of showing up with your partner. Positive change is possible.



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Thank you for visiting our California search of licensed therapists for couples in Laguna Woods 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 Laguna Woods and renew your relationship.

Laguna Woods is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 3.34 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Laguna Woods is 16,406 people with 11,306 households and a median annual income of $38,674. .


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