Great Couples Counseling in Merrionette Park, IL. Therapy to heal relationships.

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


Couples Counselor

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

Within driving distance of Merrionette Park

Contrary to popular belief, we are not born knowing how to create a good relationship. Unfortunately, we often don’t learn it in our families either. The good news is that there is plenty of research on what makes relationships work. You can learn the secrets of successful couples; what they do; what they don’t do. Being a happy couple is not about being a saint. It’s about reacting more effectively when your partner is being, let’s be honest, a jerk (male or female variety). Equipped with new knowledge and skills, you might be surprised how easy it is to create the kind of love and respect in your relationship that you thought was reserved for the lucky few.

Couples Counselor

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Merrionette Park

Couples counseling in one of my areas of expertise. Many clinicians refer couples to me because of my years of success in working with this population. I believe each couple brings in their own unique set of circumstances, thus I do not use one standard "formula" in my approach. You will find your time in therapy with me as an experience of feeling respected, being deeply understood, with the ultimate result of positive and constructive change in your relationship. Are you ready to find fulfillment and joy in your partnership? If so, then please contact me at your convenience.

Couples Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Merrionette Park

There are countless models of healthy romantic relationships, from monogamous to polyamorous, and unique variations between partners. The scripts for dating and longterm relationships of our parents’ generations may not be applicable to your relationship, and there is no formal education in how to be a good partner or how to identify unhealthy relationships. But there is psychological research that shows that effective communication, emotional openness, intimacy, and other factors contribute to healthy relationships. Creating these conditions are skills that can be learned. I practice brief humanistic and emotion-focused therapy (EFT) to help my LGBTQ and hetero clients learn these skills.

Couples Counselor

Richard Cohen, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Merrionette Park

Counseling with couples assumes that they both want to stay together, but have issues that need resolving. Finding techniques to communicate with each other, learning to avoid triggers, deciding when and how to have a talk, following guidelines and knowing when to end the discussion. There are also excellent books to aid both of you in your journey. Similar techniques are used for all committed couples.

Couples Counselor

Taylor Newendorp, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Merrionette Park

It is very common for couples to experience an increase in the amount and intensity of conflict within their relationship during times of major life changes, and thus I specialize in counseling couples making the transition to parenthood and provide both pre-marital and pre-commitment counseling as well. I can help you learn how to better deal with the stress that might be negatively impacting your relationship and can teach you constructive communication skills to reduce conflict and re-establish those old feelings of connection, closeness, and and comfort.

Couples Counselor

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol/Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Merrionette Park

I recognize that each couple is unique, in their approach to life and to each other. I would focus on their strengths, especially as work on their problematic areas began. I encourage open communication but discourage name calling; I also encourage the use of "I feel" statements. I would be interested in their individual life histories in that the baggage we bring to relationships cannot be removed, but responses to behavior can be altered. And sometimes awareness of why an individual acts and/or feels a certain way can be quite helpful.

Couples Counselor

James McClymonds, Psy.D., HSPP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Merrionette Park

Do you feel exhausted from the constant arguing with your partner and alone in your relationship? Are you losing the connection with your partner which helped you fall in love with each other? The good news is that couples therapy can help. When you see me for couples therapy, we will create a plan together to work through high-conflict situations and stressful transitions so that you can find peace again and rekindle the connection with your partner. Give me a call today for a free consultation and we can put together a preliminary plan over the telephone.

Couples Counselor

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

Within driving distance of Merrionette Park

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. & Associates, P.C. has been offering couples counseling in the Metro Chicago area since 2000. Our staff of sixteen counselors has extensive experience in helping couples define their problems and work on the skills to overcome relationship problems. Our focus tends to be on the here-and-now which gets many couples beyond the bickering and resentment built up from the past. Our therapeutic approach is solution-focused which emphasizes skill building which often gets results quicker than other forms of counseling.

Couples Counselor

Flavio Vega, PsyD, PhD, HSPP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Merrionette Park

One of my expertise is to help couples. I provide counseling to couples who are in conflict and are at the verge of a break up. I also provide pre-marital counseling. In both cases, I first like to examine one member at a time. I determine the problem and make sure that there is no mental illness in one member who might be largely contributing to the marital conflict.

Couples Counselor

Amanda Atkins, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Merrionette Park

Amanda has specific training in couples counseling and it's important to note that not every therapist does. Whether it's related to sex, communication, conflict, or general relationship improvement, Amanda can help you to improve your relationship and work towards mutual goals. Amanda has worked with couples in all areas of the lifespan - married, unmarried, new, and seasoned. Couples therapy is a great tool to deepen your understanding and connection to one another.

Couples Counselor

Samantha Elliott, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Merrionette Park

When working with couples, I work with each member to understand the perspective of their partner. I do not see one person as right and another as wrong, but instead understand that both people see the relationship and the world differently. In order for two people to be in complete harmony and intimacy, they need to be able to see and understand inner workings of the other. In couples counseling, I will facilitate conversations to help both partners get to this point of understanding and compassion.

Couples Counselor

Daniel Kill, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Merrionette Park

For over 35 years I have been providing couples counseling. Foremost this counseling is based on the current strengths that the relatonship brings to therapy.A relational assessment assists in identifying areas of improvement for the relationship. As successful communication is an essential element in all successful relationships, couples communication is a critical element of assessment and intervention. Couple counseling teaches couples to be more accepting of each other while at the same time working to change some of their assumptions and automatic behaviors. Homework assignments are an essential element of counseling and John Gottman's research is integrated into therapy.

Couples Counselor

Payal Sud, LCSW, ICDVP, LCSW,ICDVP

Licensed clinical social worker

Within driving distance of Merrionette Park

Entering into a new relationship can be hard. It requires work. The work may cause challenges that are small and big. In couples therapy, couples learn how to work together on their challenges. Through coaching, they learn techniques that work for them to help them to better communicate. . They will learn what their strengths are and their weaknesses as a couple.



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

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

Merrionette Park is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 0.37 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Merrionette Park is 1,886 people with 805 households and a median annual income of $46,016. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Merrionette Park, IL

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Merrionette Park, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Merrionette Park may have flexibility or sliding scales