Great Couples Counseling in Merced, CA. Therapy to heal relationships.

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


Irit Goldman, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Irit Goldman, LMFT

Dr. Irit Goldman EMDRIA approved consultant / EMDR certified clinician.

In 95350 - Nearby to Merced.

Couples can get in a routine and can get bored with the relationship. This can lead to drifting apart and turning away from each other. Some couples deals with trust issues that can really break the marriage if not fixed. I help couples to rebuild their relationship and feel safe and secure with their spouse. They learn how to rekindle the love and admiration that got them together to begin with.

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

Available for Online Therapy

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.

Valerie Lamke, MS, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Valerie Lamke, MS, LMFT

Abalance Client-Centered Counseling

In 95382 - Nearby to Merced.

I have years of experience working with people to improve their relationships. I have training from the Gottman Institute and use many of the concepts in my own office to increase the understanding of the basic foundations of successful long-term relationships. At this time I am treating couples by treating the individual partner to improve the couple dynamics.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Couples Counselor

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Why do we seem to have the same arguments over and over again? How do I know if we are really supposed to be together? Are there things we could be doing to better support each other, to help each other grow and be our best selves? If we really love each other, why do we so often hurt each other? How do I know if this is real love, anyway? Relationships are hard. Even more than desire, they require effort and understanding to make them work. Often, even if two people really love each other, one or both may need help to maintain the right effort or understanding to keep the balance necessary for long-term success. Having outside, objective support can make all the difference.

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP
Couples Counselor

Vanessa Hughes, MA, SEP

Alternative and Integrated Practitioner | GRIT Kids Coaching

Available for Online Therapy

Let me guess. One partner feels alone and like they don't matter and the other feels they are always being criticized and can't get anything right. The more one asks for the other to show up, the more the partner disappears physically and emotionally. You both bicker and fight and the idea of sitting and just hanging out seems elusive, if not impossible. Something like this? Often we crave connection but are blocked by the pain and the history that gets in the way. Small fights about little things become battles that highlight our struggle to have our basic relational needs met. I can help you get under the bickering to the parts crying out for connection- to an enriching relationship.


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

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

Merced is located in Merced County, California. It has a land area of 23.22 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Merced is 82,436 people with 25,330 households and a median annual income of $37,627. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Merced are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Merced may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Merced public health department.