Great Couples Counseling in Bridgeport, CT. Therapy to heal relationships.

Licensed therapists for relationships and marriages in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Discounts available (see profiles).


Christina Thompson, LPC
Couples Counselor

Christina Thompson, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 06525 - Nearby to Bridgeport.

All couples will face challenges at times. My role is to help you work through these concerns with an ultimate goal of deciding which direction you would like to move towards. I am here to help you identify each of your expectations and goals for the future while finding effective ways to move towards them. I believe it is important that each person's voice is heard and affirmed and utilize problem-solving and solution-focused strategies to help better your relationship.

Margaret Burton, MS
Couples Counselor

Margaret Burton, MS

Pre-Licenced Professional Counselor

In 06461 - Nearby to Bridgeport.

Regardless of the length of the relationship, couples are constantly learning how to live as a unit while maintaining their individuality. This delicate balancing act can become frustrating and put a strain on the relationship. Knowing how to negotiate by using effective communication techniques, building trust, and respect will go a long way in enhancing your relationship and reducing strife. I can help you on this beautiful and rewarding journey as you both learn how to manage conflict and create ways to support each other’s hope for the future.

Joyce Colburn, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Joyce Colburn, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 06880 - Nearby to Bridgeport.

My approach to working with couples begins with seeing both clients together to gain an understanding of their dynamic as well as the individual issues (including family of origin) that have brought them into therapy. I then help them determine their goals as a couple and develop a treatment plan, including empathic listening, relationship exercises, and communications counseling, that will help them achieve their objectives.

Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW
Couples Counselor

Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker / Psychotherapist

In 11724 - Nearby to Bridgeport.

Growing together with our loved ones can be an amazing gift. Somewhere along the line we sometimes struggle with those closest to us. We may bring our old emotional issues into a new relationship or perhaps we find our old ways of communicating with our loved one is no longer working the way it used to. Change is difficult but taking steps to increase communication and sort out our old beliefs that no longer serve us, can bring new light and joy to the relationships we cherish.

Theresa Evans Knight, MA, LMFT, MBA
Couples Counselor

Theresa Evans Knight, MA, LMFT, MBA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 06851 - Nearby to Bridgeport.

Communication and respect are often considered the cornerstones of a fruitful relationship. However, often times couples loose sight of the things that initially brought them together. Spending hours talking to and listening to their significant other, date nights, movie nights and outings with friends and family. These treasures often get pushed aside when the reality of life gets set in motion. I work with couples in clearly defining the goals and objectives of their relationships, addressing challenging misconceptions, infidelity, family and work related issues. Couples who work hard and develop clear goals often reap the benefits of better communication, intimacy and love.

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd
Couples Counselor

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd

Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach

In 06824 - Nearby to Bridgeport.

Couples are my passion! When was the last time you had an open conversation with your partner about sex? About emotional intimacy? About communication? We look at the negative cycle that has swallowed you both up, causing stress and disconnection. I am also an affair specialist and have worked with countless couples to sift through the incredible pain to see if there is anything left of the relationship to be salvaged (in many cases, there is). I have met many couples who come in as roommates, where deep wounds are present. Couples feel like my office is a safe place to share, connect, get questions answered and get the professional help that they have needed.

Stokes Counseling Services, LPC
Couples Counselor

Stokes Counseling Services, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 06770 - Nearby to Bridgeport.

Couples Counseling can be a difficult decision to make between you and your partner. We offer couple counseling session to improve communication, enhance the relationship between one another. In our sessions, can be discuss an array of issues that might be getting in the way of a healthy relationship. In addition, we focus on LGBT couples. Call us to schedule your appointment.

Stephanie Burchell, PhD, LMFT, CFLE
Couples Counselor

Stephanie Burchell, PhD, LMFT, CFLE

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 06880 - Nearby to Bridgeport.

Couples counseling is about partners working to see each other as people, to understand where they are coming from, and to negotiate those differences that can be negotiated and accept those differences that cannot. Couples all have issues that stay with them; the key is to build a line of communication that helps provide an emotionally safe platform to talk about those issues, to find solutions, and not have problems that emerge in life become overwhelming. Counseling acts as a form of healing for troubled partners and as a preventative measure for many large problems that may loom in a couple's future.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 06880 - Nearby to Bridgeport.

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

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 11743 - Nearby to Bridgeport.

Careers and children each place enormous stress on a couple’s ability to be together in an intimate and satisfying way. Every couple has different ways of dealing with the challenges, and counseling can provide the perspective and encouragement to re-create a shared vision for the future. For something as important as this, it is surprising how little training and preparation is provided; family therapy fills in the blanks, and resolves the confusion.

Paula Levy, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Paula Levy, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 06880 - Nearby to Bridgeport.

Are you and your partner having difficulties communicating? Has there been an affair or other damage to the relationship? Have you tried without success to make things better? As a Marriage & Family Therapist I provide couples therapy to help you find and rekindle the love and passion that was once part of your relationship. I know that all relationships have challenges. With patience and determination these can be overcome. All I ask is that your have a little hope and a commitment to do the work. I will help you understand your partner and communicate more effectively, restore connection and intimacy and feel excitement for your partner once more. Love grows here.

Patricia Beller, LCSW-R
Couples Counselor

Patricia Beller, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker-R

In 11787 - Nearby to Bridgeport.

Every couple experiences conflict. A little conflict in relationships is natural and can even be healthy, especially if it leads to compromise. But if you constantly lash out with belittling, contemptuous behavior or have become avoidant or withdrawn, then relationship counseling can help. With over 10 years experience working with couples, I can help you and your partner to identify, explore and address unhealthy thoughts, actions and behaviors that lead to stress and learn how to restore harmony, passion and teamwork to your relationship. With the help of a professional, unbiased, empathic therapist, you and your partner can become friends, lovers and confidants again.

Ilise Gold, LPC
Couples Counselor

Ilise Gold, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 06880 - Nearby to Bridgeport.

Working with couples individually/collaboratively without blame or shame, assisting partners in understanding their role in the conflict, has been a primary focus of my 30+ years of clinical practice. I teach couples that there is no right way to live.The framework and ingredients are defined by each person in the relationship. Connection, not control, engagement, not enmeshment allow for ongoing individual growth and relationship capacity. Personal awareness, acknowledgement, new attitudes and behavioral action all contribute to building a bridge between partners. I assist my clients as they look to themselves not the other to create ongoing growth, capacity and fulfillment of commitment.



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

Bridgeport is located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. It has a land area of 16.05 square miles and a water area of 3.36 square miles.  The population of Bridgeport is 147,629 people with 50,367 households and a median annual income of $41,801. .


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Mental health treatment and therapy in Bridgeport is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Bridgeport are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Bridgeport public health department.