Great Couples Counseling in Kensington, MD. Therapy to heal relationships.

Licensed therapists for relationships and marriages in Kensington, Maryland. Discounts available (see profiles).


Couples Counselor

Mary Lou Lyon, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Kensington

A large part of my work as a therapist is with couples: married, unmarried and pre-marriage. My approach focuses on communication, conflict resolution and understanding the internal dynamics of each individual and how these dynamics affect the couple relationship. I seek to help you understand your own personality and background as well as that of your partner. I am certified to administer an inventory, which can uncover the similarities and differences in your relationship dynamics.

Couples Counselor

Paul Kelner, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Certified Sex Addiction & Anger Management Therapist

Within driving distance of Kensington

Learning that one's spouse or partner has been living a "secret" sexual life can very quickly lead to the dissolution of a marriage or relationship. I work with couples to help heal the damage that one spouse has done to the marriage and family. Couples therapy can also be helpful in helping couples heal from the damage caused by a spouse's anger issues.

Couples Counselor

Jeffrey Crouch, LCSW-C

Therapist

Within driving distance of Kensington

I provide marriage and couples counseling. I help couples to improve their communications to reduce arguing and to improve their understanding of each other. I also work with couples going through the pain of an affair. In most cases couples can work through their feelings and have an improved connection. Being a male therapist sometimes can help reluctant husbands/partners feel more comfortable coming to therapy and talking in therapy.

Couples Counselor

John Rhead, Ph.D., CGP

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Kensington

Committed and loving connections with a partner are probably the most challenging and potentially healing of all relationships in life. Deep fears of closeness tend to get in the way of realizing such potential, often without being consciously recognized as fears. I help partners in couples to find ways of being gentle and honest with each other and with themselves as they confront and overcome their fears.

Couples Counselor

Cynthia Rebholz, M.S., LCMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Kensington

As marriage and family Therapist, I have specialized training to work with couples. I assist couples in more than communication. I help them build connection, which is the glue of a relationship. All relationships can get into a negative pattern, but without a secure bond the relationship can spin out of control. I assist couples in learning about each partners attachment style and help the couple build healthy problem solving skills through bonding. I offer premarital counseling with an online assessment. If you want to improve a longterm relationship, or heal wounds of infidelity, lets get to the heart of the matter. We all want to know we are important to our partner.

Couples Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Kensington

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

Angela Sarafin, LMFT

Licensed Therapist

Within driving distance of Kensington

There are unique challenges in romantic relationships that differ from other types of friendship and yet friendship is the basis for most happy couples. I utilize the Gottman Method to assess the strengths and challenges in your relationship and help you explore the differences in your beliefs, expectations, communication styles, etc. After the assessment we will work together to create the therapy goals for your relationship.

Couples Counselor

Joanne Irving, Ph.D

Psychologist

Within driving distance of Kensington

So many relationships that start out feeling wonderful and exciting end up in frustration and disappointment. Sometimes people try to solve the problem by moving on to a new relationship only to discover that the next one has similar struggles. Couples who work with me learn how to heal, grow, and find joy in their relationship. They learn skills that give immediate relief from their most hurtful encounters and foster deep empathy, understanding and connection. In only a few coaching sessions with your partner, you will learn how to communicate in ways that: heighten friendship and passion; truly resolve conflict; and lead to individual growth and satisfaction

Couples Counselor

Mark Napack, MA, MS, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)

Within driving distance of Kensington

Couples counseling can be a deeply rewarding and positive experience. It can lead to deeper connection, better communication and a better sense of self as an individual. Dysfunctional patterns from the past can be broken and new and life-giving patterns can be learned. As an experienced couples counselor, I aim at helping you to have the best relationship possible. I look forward to hearing from you

Couples Counselor

Nancy Montagna, Ph. D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Kensington

There are two most basic fears of intimacy that we all have: one is fear of abandonment, the other is fear of being taken over, of losing my autonomy. In a relationship, people often become polarized with one clinging and the other seeming distant. With awareness of our fears and how to take care of ourselves and each other, we will bring out the best in each other. Everyone knows how to speak and listen, right? Not so. The most difficult skills to learn are to speak self-responsibly about your own experience and to truly listen and understand the other person's experience even when you don't like it. To learn these skills enables love. I can help.

Couples Counselor

Reginald Cunningham, EdD, LPC, LCPC

Counseling Psychologist

Within driving distance of Kensington

If you and your partner are committed to improving your relationship, counseling with mecan be extremely beneficial. During couples counseling, I will help yo stop the destructive patterns within your relationship. Eliminating the hurtful ways you and your partner relate can make room for seeing your partner in a new way, increase loving behaviors and improve your communication. You can develop new ways to discuss sensitive or difficult topics. You will listen to each other better and have more shared understanding.

Couples Counselor

Laurie Levine, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Kensington

The first kiss, the fun in the flirtation and the comfort of a warm hug from a partner gives us hope in the couples relationship. But, being in a couple (either heterosexual or homosexual) is HARD. We strive to get our needs met, be heard and find balance in the relationship. Many couples find that when their kids leave the home that their connection has suffered. Often it just takes an unbiased person to help maneuver through that age old argument or the newest wound. I have worked with many couples who have rediscovered their passion and realized how much they not only love each other, but really like each other as well.

Couples Counselor

Anita Gadhia-Smith, PsyD, LCSW-C, LICSW

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Kensington

Your relationship with your partner is the most important relationship in your life. Relationship issues touch every area of our lives. Learning healthy relationship skills is a fundamental building block of a successful life. Through therapy, you will learn how to achieve intimacy, manage conflict, how to give and receive love, and to create the relationship you have always wanted.



You Have Found The Best Couples Counselors in Kensington, MD. Restore Your Relationship.

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

Kensington is located in Montgomery County, Maryland. It has a land area of 0.47 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Kensington is 2,330 people with 755 households and a median annual income of $137,159. .


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Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Kensington is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment