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

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


Meredith Silversmith, MA, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Meredith Silversmith, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 11530 - Nearby to Riverside.

All couples have disagreements - it's how you handle them that matters. Meredith works with couples to identify triggers for chronic conflict, develop and practice strategies for reducing and mediating arguments, and enhance each partner's understanding of the other's needs, desires, and perspective. Couples will feel "heard" again and learn to manage their physiological reactions to conflict. Meredith's approach involves emotional support, conflict mediation/resolution, and working collaboratively toward goals selected by her clients. For free help right now - listen to or watch our podcast, Simply Great Relationships, at www.simplygreatrelationships.com/podcast or on iTunes!

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 06870 - Nearby to Riverside.

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

Elizabeth Zimmerman, MFT
Couples Counselor

Elizabeth Zimmerman, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10536 - Nearby to Riverside.

Our intimate relationships can be the source of our greatest joy and the place we confront our deepest fears and vulnerabilities. Through the use of an emotionally focused approach, I help couples expand and reorganize their inner experience, develop an awareness of destructive patterns, reconnect with one another and heal from emotional pain. Research on Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) has demonstrated the effectiveness of this approach: Following EFT, 90% of couples report improvement in their relationship, and indicate that that the changes attained through therapy endure over time. EFT allows couples to have a new experience of one another, and ultimately to create secure connection.

Theresa Evans Knight, MA, LMFT, MBA
Couples Counselor

Theresa Evans Knight, MA, LMFT, MBA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 06851 - Nearby to Riverside.

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.

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Judy Strauss, PhD, LCSW

Psychotherapist /Psychoanalyst

In 10463 - Nearby to Riverside.

Sometimes couples need to learn how to disagree and still be in love. If there is love still alive in the relationship there is hope for couples struggling to achieve a more loving and meaningful relationship. There is often a third party ,be it another person, an addiction, money or children that gets between a couple and creates a divide. Understanding where the other is coming from with compassion in the presence of a couples counselor can be the beginning of a better and long lasting relationship.

Adam Lukeman, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Adam Lukeman, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10709 - Nearby to Riverside.

Looking at the different ways you and your partner communicate creates a new awareness about many misunderstandings. I instruct you in ways of listening and speaking to one another in ways which significantly reduces the conflicts in your relationship.. Learning new ways to communicate will help you and your partner develop happier, stronger relationships.

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 06830 - Nearby to Riverside.

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.

Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT
Couples Counselor

Rev. Christopher Smith, LCAC, LMHC, LMFT

Helping you find wholeness...

In 10468 - Nearby to Riverside.

Christopher sees couples (married, re-marriage or otherwise) understanding that close relationships are important in our lives. We are also all human, and at times these relationships do not live up to what we had hoped for. Together, with different techniques and appropriate help, issues can be addressed and the relationship can be continued (or, if desired, terminated) so that everyone has a sense of wholeness and peace within this important dimension of their lives. Christopher will guide your as you explore what is going on and though the journey to wholeness.

Joyce Colburn, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Joyce Colburn, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 06880 - Nearby to Riverside.

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.

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.
Couples Counselor

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11803 - Nearby to Riverside.

Couples, married or not, seek therapy for many reasons; including hoping to resolve differences, hoping to improve communication, and/or hoping to improve their intimate relationship. My work with couples, enhanced by my training in sex therapy, addresses these issues so as to help the individuals within the relationship more effectively express themselves and more effectively understand their partner, and so as to promote the overall strength and joy in the relationship itself.

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 11743 - Nearby to Riverside.

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.

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy
Couples Counselor

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapists

In 11530 - Nearby to Riverside.

Couples in all stages of their relationship can hit bumps in the road. Whether it's an ongoing communication issue or the crisis of infidelity, we can help. Our therapists have specialized training in couples/marriage therapy and can work with you and your partner to overcome your current challenges. We are available for a free 15 minute phone consultation to determine whether couples therapy with us is right for you - to schedule, send an email to info@nassauwellness.com or call/text (516) 387-5143. For free help right now - listen to or watch our podcast, Simply Great Relationships, at www.simplygreatrelationships.com/podcast or on iTunes!

Laura OKeefe, LCSW
Couples Counselor

Laura OKeefe, LCSW

Psychotherapist / Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10536 - Nearby to Riverside.

Some therapists may recommend to a particular couple that the partners engage first in individual therapy, separately, before engaging in couples work. If both partners are not able to maintain a certain level of insight, responsibility, and maturity in their communications, couples work will be ineffective. For relationship counseling to significantly help a relationship, each partner needs to have a commitment to the relationship, or, at least to the couples counseling for the time it continues. Each partner must be generally honest, self-aware, and interested in doing relationship work to have an optimal outcome. Some couples need therapy to help end a relationship in a healthy manner.



You Have Found The Best Couples Counselors in Riverside, CT. Restore Your Relationship.

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

Riverside is located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. It has a land area of 2.41 square miles and a water area of 0.81 square miles.  The population of Riverside is 8,682 people with 2,827 households and a median annual income of $154,018. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Riverside, CT

Extremely Affordable

Therapy in Riverside is easily accessible for the vast majority of families. This area ranks high nationally among the top of all income earners, making mental health treatment and counseling in Riverside an affordable option for individuals and families here with or without insurance coverage. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Riverside public health department.