Great Couples Counseling in Santa Ana, CA. Therapy to heal relationships.

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


Betsy Walli, MS, PhD
Couples Counselor

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90740 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.

Sue Shepard, MFT
Couples Counselor

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92626 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.

Pamela Wilson, Psy.D., MFT
Couples Counselor

Pamela Wilson, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

In 92691 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.

Elizabeth Armstrong,  MA, MFTI
Couples Counselor

Elizabeth Armstrong, MA, MFTI

Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

In 92626 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

When problems enter a relationship or family construct it is easy for people to fall into cycles of blame that create further disharmony. I utilize Narrative Therapy and post-modern practices that highlight social discourses that may be influencing your relationship. Collaborating, we will find what unites you in your relationship and how be in partnership against the problems that keep you in isolation. Together, we will target those struggles that are threatening your relationships and understand how to get out of the blame cycle—and how to re-focus on your shared dreams as a couple or family.

Deborah Farnsworth, Psy.D.
Couples Counselor

Deborah Farnsworth, Psy.D.

Psychotherapist/Psychoanalyst

In 92660 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

Conflict and discord often are a factor of poor communication and feelings that both partners must agree in order to be compatible. This kind of thinking can result in angry standoffs that lead to a feeling that in order for one to win the their must lose. I teach couples how to communicate and understand that difference in needs does not mean incompatibility. Working towards win-win solutions can enhance your marital satisfaction and increase intimacy. I enjoy working with couples and have a good success rate. Let me help you find happiness in your marriage.

Andrea Schoon, M.A., LMFT
Couples Counselor

Andrea Schoon, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92627 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

Being in a relationship is a complicated thing. Often people do not realize the magnitude the past impacts our ability to love, to handle conflict, to accurately communicate. Until you understand what each of you is bringing to the table, you are truly handicaped. Our early role models and messages about love and the opposite sex can create issues in our relationships. Unresolved issues from previous loves can create walls which make authentic love difficult. Helping to unlock the "gridlock" and get you moving again in a healthy direction is my goal. Don't wait for things to "magically" get better. Invest in your relationship and enjoy it once again.

Julie Wells, M.S., LMFT
Couples Counselor

Julie Wells, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist

In 92618 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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.

Simina Eshtehardi, Ph.D., Hypnotherapy
Couples Counselor

Simina Eshtehardi, Ph.D., Hypnotherapy

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, Somatic Psychotherapy (holistic approach)

In 92660 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

Couples face many challenges today, which creates confusion and a sense of disconnect from their original idea of love and togetherness. Some of these challenges may include: When to be true to oneself and when to compromise for the sake of the relationship, communicating their needs with love rather than with anger or avoidance, issues of taking responsibility and finances, how to blend and set limits with self and the partner’s family and friends, and etc. Dr. Simina has decades of experience helping couples find their individuality and togetherness in a healthy and joyful manner in a relationship. She teaches her clients to distinguish and acknowledge their needs and the need of their partner by learning tools that assist them with feeling inspired...(view profile to read more)

Terence Cochran, Ph.D., MFT
Couples Counselor

Terence Cochran, Ph.D., MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychoanalyst

In 92831 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

I have been helping couples heal their relationships for more than 29 years. Effective therapy includes developing a clear understanding of the different family "cultures" couples have been raised in, and a clear perspective of how early hurts and pain can be re-triggered by the current marital or couple relationship. Communication skills are essential for working through chronic or immediate pain a couple is experiencing together--and empathy for the each other's perspective is at the heart of those skills. It is also essential to know when a relationship has the potential to open up and grow, and when development together is no longer currently possible due to abuse or excessive hostility

Stephenie Champlin, MSW, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Stephenie Champlin, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 92626 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

Relationships can be hard and wonderful and overwhelming and exciting. Building a relationship involves really knowing all parts of your partner as well as expressing affection and appreciation for your partner. Fights happen. It's normal. If the fights are ugly and mean and out of control, let me help you learn a better, kinder way to fight that won't hurt the friendship of your relationship. Call me today at 714-432-9856.

Priscilla Traub, MS., MFTI
Couples Counselor

Priscilla Traub, MS., MFTI

Registerned MFT Intern

In 90815 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

Couples counseling will provide the opportunity for couples to focus on their marriage by doing deeper work in a safe and confidential setting. Couples will explore and understand effective communication, love styles and form a deeper connection and intimacy. Couples counseling is available for any two people in a committed relationship. It is a great investment in any meaningful relationship!

Brandon Wetzler, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Brandon Wetzler, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92647 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

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

Catherine Wheeler, MFT
Couples Counselor

Catherine Wheeler, MFT

Dr.

In 92879 - Nearby to Santa Ana.

Affordable couples workshops are offered once a month! Couples want to raise their relationship to a HIGHER LEVEL OF LOVE! Today there are tools to guide couples to improve communication, learn how to be a team, resolve problems without escalating, and regain their sexual desire, attraction and passion, when they both feel heard, supported and close. When relationships become stuck at a lower level of love couples lost desire and attraction, can't communicate with depth, and feel like adversaries on opposite teams! We build our whole lives on love, why settle! Dr. Wheeler has written several books (on amazon) that teach couples tools for heart-centered love!



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

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

Santa Ana is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 27.14 square miles and a water area of 0.24 square miles.  The population of Santa Ana is 335,400 people with 74,757 households and a median annual income of $52,253. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Santa Ana, CA

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Santa Ana is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Santa Ana therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Santa Ana public health department.