Great Couples Counseling in Cortland, IL. Therapy to heal relationships.

Licensed therapists for relationships and marriages in Cortland, Illinois. Discounts available (see profiles).


Couples Counselor

Angela Rene Brown, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Cortland

I offer Gottman Method Couples Therapy. Marriages are created from two distinct life experiences, expectations, communication patterns and love languages. Helping couples learn skills and identify issues that create conflict and emotional pain allow couples to have deeper connection and understanding and a more joy-filled marriage. All marital relationships go through different seasons. It can be helpful to have an outside professional assist a couple in navigating through a fall or winter season. The marriage bond can be fortified and strengthened to withstand the challenges and transitions of life.

Couples Counselor

Kari Hunter, LMFT, LCPC

Psychotherapist, Relationship Specialist, Discernment Counselor

Within driving distance of Cortland

Suspecting an affair? Have you just learned that your spouse wants a divorce? These are the types of crises situations that Kari Hunter specializes in. A relationship counselor for 25 years, she has worked with all types of couples to help them navigate the many difficulties that go along with love and partnership. Whether your relationship can benefit from conflict-resolution skills, communication coaching, or intimacy enrichment, don't wait until small problems become a crisis. But if you have gotten to the point of contemplating a break-up, there is a new service for that too, it is called Discernment counseling and it helps couples come to a mutual confident decision about the future.

Couples Counselor

Karen Bridwell, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Cortland

Relationships take effort and at times are in need of special attention. Karen provides a safe environment to work on developing more effective communication skills, conflict resolution, and emotional understanding and acceptance of one another. There are times when each partner’s past impacts the dynamic of the relationship, and Karen addresses this as well.

Couples Counselor

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Cortland

In the stress of daily life and struggles, couples often forget why they love each other. They lose perspective and only feel anger and hopelessness. This is not what God wants for your relationship. Couples therapy involves looking at the communication patterns and baggage that keeps you stuck but will also help you remember and regain the love and understanding for the one you love.

Couples Counselor

Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Cortland

Accepting and celebrating the differences that make up a couple can bring joy to any relationship. Validating emotions and not having to understand them reduces the amount of fighting that will take place. Watching for areas of stonewalling, contempt, defensiveness and criticism will allow communication to continue and not shut someone down or up. Learning how to repair a relationship on a daily bases will keep it on the road for many years.

Couples Counselor

Margo Milano, LCPC, NCC, CFLE, EAP-S

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Family Life Educator

Within driving distance of Cortland

If you are concerned about your relationship, it is normal. Most people wonder how healthy their relationship is and if it could be better. Society teaches us to focus on the fun of falling in love but not the tools to make relationships work well in the long-term. Couples counseling is most effective if the counselor is specially trained in a theoretical model or approach specific to relationships. Effective models are PET-C or Gottman. Ideally, the couple will attend counseling together. If not, simply make an appointment individually. The most important step is to make an appointment, individually or as a couple, or there is lessened potential for increased relationship satisfaction.

Couples Counselor

Pete Marcelo, LCSW, PhD

Clinical & School Psychologist / Clinical & School Social Worker

Within driving distance of Cortland

I use a systems approach to couples and family therapy and often explore the communication patterns, roles, and rules of the couple or family. I help couples examine the interactions and/or dynamics of the relationship that are working and the patterns and/or interactions that are not. As opposed to continuing to blame his/her partner, I ask individuals to assess his/her part of the difficulties in the relationship and help them identify areas that he/she can work on to improve their relationship. Ultimately, the only thing one has control over is his/her own behavior or his/her part of the problem in the relationship.


You Have Found The Best Couples Counselors in Cortland, IL. Restore Your Relationship.

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

Cortland is located in DeKalb County, Illinois. It has a land area of 3.64 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Cortland is 4,325 people with 1,317 households and a median annual income of $75,507. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Cortland, IL

Mostly Affordable

Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Cortland for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees